Chonburi Ng Project power station

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Chonburi Ng Project power station is a 2,500-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant, under construction in Chonburi Province, Thailand.[1] It is also known as the Gulf Sriracha Power Plant, Chonburi Power Plant Project, Gulf SRC power plant, and the GSRC power project.[2]

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.[3][4]

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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.[5] They announced that Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. will be the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.[6]

Kaohoon.com reported that construction started on December 3, 2018.[7]

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.[8]

The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand plans to commission two units in 2021 and the remaining two in 2022.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Gulf SRC Co., Ltd.[1]
  • Parent company: Gulf Energy Development Public Co Ltd [70%]; Mitsui & Co Ltd. [30%][9]
  • Location: Sriracha District, Chonburi Province, Thailand
  • Coordinates: 13.049968, 101.193335 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 2,500 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-4: 625 MW per unit (to start 2021 and 2022)[1]

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