Yala Biomass Power Plant is a 23MW biopower project. It is located in Yala, Thailand. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 23 23 Active Yala, Thailand


Gulf Electric Public and Yala Waste are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 95% and 5% respectively.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $55.984m.

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

Development Status

The project got commissioned 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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