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Thailand: Southern Thailand Wind Power and Battery Energy Storage Project

Nonsovereign (Private) Project | 53174-001 Status: Approved

Project Details

Project Officer
Lockhart, Robert S. Request for information
Country
  • Thailand
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Southern Thailand Wind Power and Battery Energy Storage Project
Project Number 53174-001
Borrower/Company Lomligor Company Limited
Country Thailand
Location Nation-wide, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Type or Modality of Assistance
3889 Loan Ordinary capital resources THB 235.55 million Approved
8377 Loan Clean Technology Fund USD 4.75 million Approved
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Renewable energy generation - wind

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Responsible ADB Department
Responsible ADB Division
Responsible ADB Officer Lockhart, Robert S.
Project Sponsor(s) BCPG Co., Ltd
Description
Objectives and Scope The proposed loans will support Lomligor in providing long term financing for a 10-megawatt (MW) wind power project with an integrated 1.88-megawatt-hour (MWh) pilot battery energy storage system (BESS). The project will be the first private sector project in Thailand to integrate utility-scale wind power generation with battery energy storage and will have an important demonstration effect. As the deployment of intermittent generation from wind and solar increases, battery energy storage becomes vital in providing higher levels of renewable energy to the grid and helping ensure the stability and reliability of the overall power system.
Status of Operation/Construction The wind turbines reached commercial operations in April 2019.
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project is consistent with ADB's Strategy 2030 and its operational priority 3 tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability. Further, the project supports greater mobilization of private sector participation in infrastructure. ADB's support for the project is in line with its country partnership strategy, 2013 2016 and country operations business plan, 2019 2021 for Thailand, both of which support private sector development and energy infrastructure, and respond to the needs and priorities of an upper-middle-income country.
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
Concept Clearance 02 Apr 2019
Credit Committee Meeting 21 Nov 2019
Approval 13 Jan 2020
Last PDS Update 31 Jan 2020

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