Unnamed Thailand coal plants
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Unnamed Thailand coal plants refers to unnamed coal-fired power stations planned for Thailand, as forecast in the Thailand Power Development Plans.
The map below shows Thailand. The location for the three power stations has yet to be determined.
Thailand Power Development Plan for 2015-2036
The Thailand Power Development Plan for 2015-2036 forecasts three 1,000 MW coal-fired power stations for Thailand. They would come online between 2033 and 2035. The location of each power station is not specified, although one is planned for the south of Thailand.
Thailand Power Development Plan for 2018-2037
The Thailand Power Development Plan for 2018-2037 plans for 1,740 MW of new coal power capacity: two "replacement" coal units at the Mae Moh power station and the Kao Hin Son power station. The Plan was approved in January 2019. The plan for additional coal power capacity was replaced with plans for increased gas and renewable power capacity.
Thailand Power Development Plan for 2022-?
A May 2022 policy announcement shared that an updated PDP was being finalized for 2022 onward. The announcement included that Thailand was aiming for 50% renewable energy generation by 2050. This would be in contrast to 2020, where renewable energy accounted for less than 20% of total generation.
- Sponsor: Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
- Location: Thailand
- Coordinates: TBD
- Status: Cancelled
- Capacity: 3000 MW
- Projected in service:
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- Coal Source:
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- "Thailand Power Development Plan, 2015-2036," Thailand Ministry of Energy, June 30, 2015
- "Power plan backed along wIth 2 plants," The Nation, January 25, 2019
- "Southeast Asia's new energy policy announcements in pursuing clean energy transition," S&P Global, May 11, 2022