Huay Bong 3 is a 103.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2012. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Aeolus Power, Chubu Electric Power Korat, First Korat Wind and RATCH Group. Aeolus Power, RATCH Group and JERA are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75%, 20% and 5% respectively.

The project generates 232,500MWh electricity thereby offsetting 139,035t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $207m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2011 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in November 2012.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 45 units of SWT-2.3-101 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2012.

CS Wind has supplied towers for the wind power project.

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About RATCH Group

RATCH Group PCL (RATCH), formerly Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Co Ltd, is an independent power producer. Through investments in subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, the company operates electricity generating and related businesses. It operates independent power producing and small power producing (SPP) natural gas, coal, and fuel oil power plants. RATCH invests in very small power producing solar, wind, and biomass plants, and SPP plants and fuel power plants, renewable projects, electricity generation, and energy projects across Asia Pacific. It also provides power plant operation and maintenance; coal mining; fuel sourcing and supply; lignite mining; biomass materials sourcing; and gas turbine refurbishment services. RATCH is headquartered in Nonthaburi, Thailand.


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