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Pöyry to work in one of the biggest wind farm projects in Thailand

The 260 MW Hanuman Wind Farm Project owned by the Energy Absolute Public Company Limited (EA), the largest renewable energy company in the SET, chose Pöyry as its engineering provider to contribute engineering services for the WTG erection and commissioning of the wind farms. Recently entered commercial operation, the 260 MW Hanuman Wind Farm Project, … Continue reading Pöyry to work in one of the biggest wind farm projects in Thailand

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Sarahnlom wind farm in Thailand

Gunkul Engineering has started commercial operations at the 67.5MW Sarahnlom wind farm in Thailand. The 33-turbine project, which is located on the border of the Nakhon Ratchasima and Lopburi provinces, is a mix of Siemens Gamesa 2MW and 2.1MW G114 machines with tip heights of 210 metres. It is expected to generate approximately 174.5 gigawatt-hours … Continue reading Sarahnlom wind farm in Thailand

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Thailand’s BCPG Plans US$300m Expansion

Rapidly expanding Thai renewable energy developer BCPG said it will spend 10 billion baht (US$311 million) in further expanding its portfolio abroad via new partnerships and acquisitions. Only established in 2015, BCPG is now looking to invest in Australia, South Korea and Japan as well as neighbouring Southeast Asian economies. In statements to media on … Continue reading Thailand’s BCPG Plans US$300m Expansion

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Thailand is South East Asia’s leader in renewable energy

Thailand has emerged as South-East Asia’s leading developer of renewable electricity, with providers obliged to guarantee minimum levels of supply. Thailand’s biggest wind power generator, Wind Energy Holdings (WEH), plans to invest into other sources of electricity including solar, hydro and biomass to back up its capacity, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview. … Continue reading Thailand is South East Asia’s leader in renewable energy

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Customised solution secures Thai order with record-breaking hub heights

Vestas once again underlines its focus on innovation and leadership by securing a 45 MW order for 13 V136-3.45 MW turbines, all with a record-breaking hub height of 162 meter. The order was placed by Winchai Co. Ltd. for the Rom Klao wind farm, which will feature the highest wind turbine towers in Asia. The … Continue reading Customised solution secures Thai order with record-breaking hub heights

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GE scores its largest Wind Energy order in Thailand

Agreements to build three 90 MW clusters for the Theparak Wind farm in Central Thailand. GE Renewable Energy and GE Power recently announced agreements to provide 270 MW of wind energy capacity to Wind Energy Holding (a member of Thailand’s KPN Group) for the Theparak Wind Farm in Central Thailand.   GE Renewable Energy is … Continue reading GE scores its largest Wind Energy order in Thailand

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Renewable Energy can account for 37% of Thailand’s energy mix by 2036

With a stronger and more ambitious energy development plan, Thailand’s share of renewable energy in total final energy consumption could surpass its national target by a quarter and reach more than 37 per cent by 2036, according to a new report published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy of … Continue reading Renewable Energy can account for 37% of Thailand’s energy mix by 2036

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Siemens Gamesa secures its largest-ever order in Thailand

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has achieved a new milestone in its positioning in Asia Pacific having secured its largest-ever contract in Thailand, a market in which it is the leading OEM, responsible for more than 50% of the country’s total installed capacity. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa has reached an agreement with local developer for the supply … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa secures its largest-ever order in Thailand

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Wind power in Thailand: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Vestas has strengthened its position in Thailand’s renewable energy market by finalising the sale of 60 V136-3.0 MW turbines to an undisclosed customer. These low-wind turbines will be the first of their kind in Asia Pacific, and with a hub height of 157 meters, the wind park will also feature the highest towers in the … Continue reading Wind power in Thailand: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa successfully installs Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia by installing this year the tallest wind turbines on the continent. The turbines are equipped with 153-metre tall towers, and with the 56-metre blades, they reach a total height of 210 metres. The project -owned by Thai engineering company Gunkul and being built by developer PowerChina … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa successfully installs Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

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Gamesa will supply 52.5 MW in Thailand

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, continues to shore up its sales and product strategy, having secured the first order  for its new turbine, the G126-2.625 MW, a product which delivers maximum output in low wind speed conditions. More specifically, the company has entered into an agreement with Thailand’s developer, Gunkul Engineering Public … Continue reading Gamesa will supply 52.5 MW in Thailand

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Gamesa to install Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

Gamesa has achieved a new milestone, having secured a contract for the installation of Asia’s tallest wind turbines, specifically in Thailand. With towers stretching 153 metres high – 18 units of the G114-2.0 MW model and 15 of the G114-2.1 MW – the turbines will also be the longest every supplied by Gamesa. More specifically, … Continue reading Gamesa to install Asia’s tallest wind turbines in Thailand

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GE Renewable Energy Signs 60 MW Wind Energy Deal in Thailand

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed a contract with Khao Kor Wind Power Co., Ltd., to supply wind turbines for the Khao Kor wind farm in Petchaboon, Thailand. The 60 MW project is expected to supply power to the northern part of the country, generating enough equivalent energy to power approximately … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Signs 60 MW Wind Energy Deal in Thailand

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Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas inks order in Thailand

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has secured a 126 megawatts order for a wind-power project in the Songkla and Nakhon Si Thamarat provinces of Thailand, the company said Tuesday. Placed by Energy Absolute PCL, a Thailand-based company engaged in the renewable energy businesses, the order entails delivery of 70 turbines of the V110-1.8 MW type, … Continue reading Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas inks order in Thailand

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Wind power in Thailand: Vestas wind turbines for 126 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for the 126 MW Had Kanghan project, located in the Songkla and Nakhon Si Thamarat provinces of Thailand.  Placed by Energy Absolute PCL, the order comprises 70 units of the V110-1.8 MW turbine, which will help Thailand reduce its reliance on imported fossil fuels, thus increasing its … Continue reading Wind power in Thailand: Vestas wind turbines for 126 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Thailand: Gamesa wind turbines for three wind power plants

Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in Asia by entering a new market – Thailand – where it has signed an agreement with Chinese developer PowerChina ZhongNan for the supply of 60 MW in total at three wind farms. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply a total of 30 of its G114-2.0 … Continue reading Wind energy in Thailand: Gamesa wind turbines for three wind power plants

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Thai Gunkul to invest nearly $300 mln in solar power and wind energy in 2015

Thailand’s Gunkul Engineering Pcl said on Wednesday it planned to invest about 10 billion baht ($296.9 million) this year, mostly to expand capacity of renewable energy at home and abroad. About 4 billion baht will be spent for solar power plants and 5 billion baht for wind power, Phongsakorn Damnoen, assistant managing director for business … Continue reading Thai Gunkul to invest nearly $300 mln in solar power and wind energy in 2015

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Suntech and Gunkul Engineering collaborate on 63 MW of photovoltaic solar energy projects in Thailand

Suntech has announced today that it will supply approximately 63 megawatts (MW) of solar panels to 8 separate Gunkul Engineering projects being constructed across Thailand. The projects are expected to be grid connected and operational by the end of 2015. “Suntech has shipped more than 260MW of panels to various projects throughout Thailand. Working side-by-side, … Continue reading Suntech and Gunkul Engineering collaborate on 63 MW of photovoltaic solar energy projects in Thailand

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Thailand aims to boost wind energy capacity by 700 percent

More than $80 million in combined funding will help advance the wind energy potential in Thailand, the Asian Development Bank said Monday. “Wind energy provides a clean and sustainable source of electricity which will help diversify the country’s energy mix, strengthen energy security and reduce Thailand’s reliance on fossil fuels,” Christopher Thieme, a private sector … Continue reading Thailand aims to boost wind energy capacity by 700 percent

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