Vajiralongkorn is a 300MW hydro power project. It is located on Khwae Noi river/basin in Kanchanaburi, 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 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1984. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. The company has a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 8.86 million cubic meter. The project generated 760 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1979 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1984.

Contractors involved

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 100MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 3 MVA.

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About Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand

Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is a state-owned power utility. It generates, procures, transmits and distributes electricity. The authority produces energy using hydro, coal, natural gas, geothermal, wind, solar, diesel, fuel oil and palm oil, among others. EGAT procures electricity from neighboring countries and domestic IPPs and SPPs on wholesale basis. It supplies energy to the Metropolitan Electricity Authority, Provincial Electricity Authority, legal power users and neighboring utilities. The authority also offers electrical engineering, and power plant construction, operation and maintenance services; and sells power generation by-products to external organizations in ASEAN countries. EGAT is headquartered in Bang Kruai, Nonthaburi, Thailand.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.