Bang Saphan power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Bang Saphan power station is a proposed 250-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station planned for Bang Saphan, Thailand.


The map below shows the location of Bang Saphan, the approximate location where the plant will be built.

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Background on Plant

Sahaviriya Steel Group planned construction of a smelting plant in the Bang Saphan district of Prachuab Khiri Khan, upper southern Thailand. The plant has been opposed by local conservation groups who say its initial permits were issued illegally; a land permit for the plant was later revoked as a forgery.[1] With no subsequent reports that the project is proceeding, it is presumed to have been abandoned.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Sahaviriya Steel Group
  • Location: Bang Saphan, Prachuab Khiri Khan
  • Coordinates:  11.214167, 99.511944 (approximate)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 250 MW
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