Nam Phong Power Plant

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Location Khon Kaen Province

Generating Capacity
         Nam Phong Power Plant is comprised of 2 generating blocks with the total capacity of 710 MW. Each block is comprised of two 121 MW gas turbines and a 113 MW steam turbine.

Block Capacity (MW) Total Operation Year
1 Gas turbine 2 x 121 355 1990
Steam turbine 1 x 113 1992
2 Gas turbine 2 x 121 355 1993
Steam turbine 1 x 113 1994

Background
         Due to the continuous economic growth of Thailand during the past year, the demand for electricity has increased rapidly. The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand had proposed a plan for construction of Nam Phong Power Plant using natural gas from Nam Phong Gas Field in Khon Kaen Province as fuel.
         The construction project of Nam Phong Power Plant Block 1 was approved on April 8, 1989 and started in May 16, 1989, while Nam Phong Power Plant Block 2 was approved on September 16, 1991, and its construction started on May 16, 1994.