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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 15,757.13 MW (as of March 2018). Our power generation facilities consists of 3 thermal power plants, 6 combined cycle power plants, 24 hydropower plants, 9 renewable energy plants, 4 diesel power plants, and Lamtakong Jolabha Vadhana Power Plant. We also own and operate a high voltage transmission network which covers all parts of the country. Under Thailand’s electricity supply industry, EGAT purchases 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 (2017)

 

 

 
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. Witoon Kulcharoenwirat
Governor Mr. Viboon Rerksirathai 
Employees 21,837
   
Installed Generating Capacity 16,071.13       MW
Transmission Line Length 33,393.186       circuit-kilometers
Main voltage levels

500, 230, 132, and 115  kV

Transformer Capacity

106,889.37      MVA

Number of Substations

223

   
   

Key Financial Figures (2017)

 
Revenues from sales and services 494,119.47   million baht
Income from sales and services 76,149.40     million baht
Net income - EGAT & subsidiaries

55,763.30     million baht

Total assets 

986,306.23   million baht

Total liabilities

555,291.97   million baht

Equity and non-controlling interests

431,014.26  million baht

Ratio of gross profit to net sales         18.71    %
Ratio of net profit to net sales           11.95    %
Rate of return on assets           6.06   %
Debt to equity ratio

          1.29    times

Time interest earned 

          2.47    times

 

 

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EGAT Magazine 2018 - Jul-Sep