Chonburi Ng Project power station

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Chonburi Ng Project power station is a 2,650-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction in Chonburi Province, Thailand.[1] It is also known as the Gulf Sriracha Power Plant, the Chonburi Power Plant Project, and the GSRC power project.

Location

The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the power station in the WHA Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 1, Sriracha District, Chonburi Province, Thailand.[2][3]

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Background

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. entered into a project finance agreement with Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited for a gas-fired thermal power generation project in November 2018.[4] They announced that Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. will be the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.[5]

Kaohoon.com reported that construction started on December 3, 2018.[6]

In December 2019, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems shipped the first eight turbines to Bangkok, four for this plant and four for the Rayong Gulf PD power station.[7]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gulf Energy Development Public Co Ltd [70%]; Mitsui & Co Ltd. [30%]
  • Parent company: Gulf Energy Development Public Co Ltd [70%]; Mitsui & Co Ltd. [30%][8]
  • Location: Sriracha District, Chonburi Province, Thailand
  • Coordinates: 13.049968, 101.193335 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 2,650 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-4: 662 MW per unit (to start 2021)[8]

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