Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge – Ubon Ratchathani III Line is a 500kV overhead line from Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge, Bueng Kan, Thailand, to Ubon Ratchathani III, Changwat, Thailand.
The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.
Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge – Ubon Ratchathani III Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.
Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge – Ubon Ratchathani III Line project development status
The construction works on the Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge – Ubon Ratchathani III Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.
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, wind, solar, geothermal, diesel, fuel oil and palm oil, among others. EGAT procures electricity from neighbouring countries and domestic IPPs and SPPs on wholesale basis. It supplies energy to the Metropolitan Electricity Authority, Provincial Electricity Authority, legal power users, and neighbouring utilities.
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