Wayu Wind Farm is a 50MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 50 50 Active Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Gunkul Engineering Public; PowerChina Zhongnan Engineering


The project was developed by Gunkul Engineering Public and PowerChina Zhongnan Engineering. The project is currently owned by Wind Energy Development.

The project generates 120,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $196m.

The project has 125m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.102kWh for a period of 10.00 years, starting from 2016.

Contractors Involved

PowerChina Zhongnan Engineering was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 25 units of G114-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2016, for a period of 10 years.

About Gunkul Engineering Public

Gunkul Engineering Public Co Ltd (Gunkul Engineering), formerly Gunkul LED Lighting Co Ltd, supplies equipment for renewable energy systems and power systems. The company’s products include transmission lines, substations, distribution lines and low voltage lines. Its distribution line products comprise cables and accessories, capacitors, fuse and switches, grounding, hardware and connectors, insulator, lightning protection, live part cover, maintenance equipment, meters, and others. Gunkul Engineering offers power production; engineering, procurement, and construction; and operation and maintenance services. The company markets its products in the US, Sweden, Germany, Japan, and China. Gunkul Engineering is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.

About PowerChina Zhongnan Engineering

PowerChina Zhongnan Engineering Corp Ltd (PowerChina), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is an engineering company. It designs, constructs and manages energy power, water resources and infrastructure projects. The company provides technical services which include planning, survey, design, supervision, detection, monitoring, scientific research experiment, water regime forecast, consultation, and others. PowerChina also invests in environmental protection, infrastructure, building materials and urban area development projects. It’s project portfolio includes Hainan Clean Energy Island Development Plan, Jiangxi Jingdezhen Food Waste Treatment Plant, National Petroleum Reserve Underground Water Sealing Cavern, and others. PowerChina is headquartered in Changsha City, Hunan Province, China.


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