TPI Coal power station

From Global Energy Monitor

TPI Coal power station is a 150-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Saraburi province, Thailand.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant in Kaeng Khoi district.

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Background on Plant

TPI Polene Power of cement maker TPI Polene is sponsor of a 150 MW coal pant in Tapkwang, Kaeng Khoi district.[1] The company received environment and health impact assessment (EHIA) approval in 2017.[2][3]

In November 2018, a group of local people said the project's EHIA study was carried out without gathering sufficient feedback and other information. They have have threatened to take a legal action against the Energy Regulatory Commission if it grants the company a license for the plant. The group also says TPI Polene has already started building the plant despite not having the license, which could make it liable for certain penalties.[4]

In January 2019 TPI Polene said the plant had begun commercial operation.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: TPI Polene
  • Location: Tapkwang, Kaeng Khoi district, Saraburi Province, Thailand
  • Coordinates: 14.645696, 101.127260 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 150 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start year: 2019
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