41939-014: THA: BIOMASS POWER PROJECT

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

(i) Develop Thailand's power sector via the Small Power Producer (SPP) framework/policy which decentralizes power generation to serve dedicated industrial load centers in addition to providing energy capacity for sale to the grid. (ii) Promote economic growth and investment in infrastructure facilities in the region where the industrial park and the Project are located, and creates direct and indirect opportunities in that area. (iii) Promote investment in biomass plant; further the Project diversifies Thailand's generation mix away from heavy reliance on natural gas, and promotes usage of renewable fuels, both in accordance with Thailand Power Development Plan (PDP). (iv) Promote capital markets development through the use of an ADB partial credit guarantee (PCG) to enable the issuance of long-dated fixed rate THB bond. Read More

Country Thailand
Borrower/Equity Investment Name BIOMASS CO.
Project Number 41939-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
TA
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status
Approval Numbers 7290
Approval Date 13 Jan 2009
Geographical Location The power plant will be located in the 304 Industrial Park in Prachinburi province, about 150 kilometers east of Bangkok.
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable Energy
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Daniel Wiedmer
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 2

PDS Creation Date
08 Jul 2008

Last PDS Update
24 Sep 2009

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