EGAT Profile

     EGAT is Thailand’s leading state-owned power utility under the Ministry of Energy, responsible for electric power generation and transmission for the whole country as well as bulk electric energy sales. We are the largest power producer in Thailand, owning and operating power plants of different types and sizes which are located in 45 sites across the country with a total installed capacity of 15,548.13 MW (as of December 2015). Our power generation facilities consists of 3 thermal power plants, 6 combined cycle power plants, 24 hydropower plants, 8 renewable energy plants, and four diesel power plants. We also own and operate a high voltage transmission network which covers all parts of the country. Under the enhanced single buyer (ESB) model of Thailand’s electricity supply industry, EGAT is the single buyer, purchasing bulk electricity from private power producers and neighboring countries and sells wholesale electric energy to two distributing authorities and a small number of direct industrial customers as well as neighboring utilities.

     EGAT also engages in energy-related services businesses and expands, through the EGAT Group, our business and investment in electricity and other energy-related businesses at home and abroad.



Facts and Figures (2016)



Name of organization Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)
Head office 53 Charan Sanit Wong Road, Bang Kruai, 
Nonthaburi 11130, Thailand
Establishment May 1, 1969
Chairman, Board of Directors Mr. Areepong Bhoocha-oom
Governor Mr. Kornrasit Pakchotanon 
Employees 22,403
Installed Generating Capacity 16,385.13       MW
Transmission Line Length 33,366.88       circuit-kilometers
Main voltage levels

500, 230, 132, and 115  kV

Transformer Capacity

96,206.44      MVA

Number of Substations



Key Financial Figures (2016)

Revenues from sales and services 496,883.00   million baht
Income from sales and services 79,338.68     million baht
Net income - EGAT & subsidiaries

43,866.68     million baht

Total assets 

956,547.31   million baht

Total liabilities

555,623.83   million baht

Equity and non-controlling interests

400,923.48  million baht

Ratio of gross profit to net sales         19.28    %
Ratio of net profit to net sales           9.50    %
Rate of return on assets           5.15   %
Debt to equity ratio

          1.39    times

Time interest earned 

          2.15    times



Power of the Land

CEPSI2016 success

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