46934-014: CENTRAL THAILAND SOLAR POWER PROJECT

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project comprises a solar power project with three main sites in Nakhonpathom and Suphanburi provinces with total contracted capacity of 57 MW using photovoltaic (PV) technology. The project will be developed and implemented under six standard PPAs (each for 9.5 MW of contract capacity) with PEA. The PPAs are automatically renewable every 5 years and, in addition to the wholesale tariff, include an adder of B8.0 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) applicable for 10 years from the date of commercial operation. The project is a public private partnership under the VSPP program, which buys renewable energy from power plants for up to 10 MW per PPA to provide clean electricity to the grid. The project will be developed under two EPC arrangements, with the commercial operations planned for the fourth quarter of 2013. Read More

Country Thailand
Borrower/Equity Investment Name SOLARCO CTF
Project Number 46934-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7384
Approval Date 28 Feb 2013
Closing Date 31 Dec 2014
Geographical Location Nakhonpathom and Suphanburi Provinces
Sector / Subsector Classification Not yet classified
/ For Classification
Thematic Classification Not yet classified
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Daniel Wiedmer
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 2

PDS Creation Date
31 Jan 2013

Last PDS Update
16 Sep 2013

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