Yala Biomass Power Plant is a 23MW biopower project. It is located in Yala, 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 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2006. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Gulf Yala Green. J-POWER Holdings (Thailand), Others, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, JERA, Diamond Generating Asia, Kyuden International and Mit-Power (Thailand) are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 49%, 25.33%, 12.71%, 5.98%, 2.99%, 2.99% and 1% respectively.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Wood waste which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2006.

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

Gulf Yala Green is the O&M contractor for the project.

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About Gulf Yala Green

Gulf Yala Green Company (GYG) has been established for the implementation of the Project. GYG, the project company, will be jointly owned by Gulf Electric Public Company Limited (approximately 95%) and Yala Waste Company (approximately 5%).

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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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.