Krabi Power Plant

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Location Nuea Khlong District, Krabi Province

Generating Capacity
         Now Krabi Power Plant houses a thermal 315 MW generating unit which was designed to use both of natural gas and bunker oil as fuel.

Background
         Initially, Krabi Power Plant had the total generating capacity of 60 MW and started supply electricity in 1964. After the 31-year operation, the power plant was decommissioned from the system on September 30, 1995.
         In 1996, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand had proposed for an approval of the Cabinet to construct a new 315 MW thermal power plant in the former site. The environmental impact assessment had been approved by the Cabinet on April 29, 1997. The construction was completed in 2003, and the official operation of power supply started on January 28, 2004.