Realizing the importance of forest, EGAT joined the Permanent Reforestation Project in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of His Majesty the King's Accession to the Throne in 1994 by planting the trees covering an area of 384,000 rai from the high mountain, the headwaters, to the coast. 


Although Permanent Reforestation Project was completed, EGAT has still planted more trees. For many years, we have implemented many reforestation projects as follows:

2008 - Forest and water ecosystem restoration in the northern Thailand covering an area of 5,000 rai
2010 - Tree planting around our Father’s home project covering an area of 5,000 rai
2011 - The headwaters reforestation project for His Majesty the King covering an area of 5,000 rai
2012 - Sirikit reforestation project to commemorate the 78th Birthday Anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen covering an area of 10,000 rai
2014 - Reforestation project to celebrate Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th birthday anniversary covering an area of 13,000 rai

Since 2015, EGAT has continued planting trees 20,000 rai annually.

For reforestation project to celebrate Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th birthday anniversary, EGAT has planted headwaters forest and local forest for 13,000 rai in Nan watershed area as well as mangrove forest in Chumphon and Nakhon Si Thammarat. The participation of the communities is also encouraged.

The reforestation projects implemented by EGAT for 20 years contribute to the balance of nature and environment together with employment of local people to take care of the trees. The projects raise people awareness in forest and natural reserve.

In planting the trees, EGAT selects the plant species that fit the condition of each community under the local participation. EGAT and local people will help maintain the trees for 2 years to make sure that every tree can grow properly before submitting them to be under the responsibility of Royal Forest Department.

For 20 years, EGAT have already planted 80 million trees covering an area of 400,000 rai that could absorb CO2 more than 80 million tons.