Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Clean Power

Conergy To Build Two Solar Parks In Thailand With Combined Capacity Of 21 MW

Thai Solar Energy Co Ltd has partnered with Conergy for the supply of equipment for two solar parks in Thailand, and to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for these Thai solar parks, which have an aggregate capacity of 21 MW.

Conergy will develop the solar parks at two locations in Thailand, Suphan Buri Province and Kanchanaburi Province, Thai Solar Energy announced.

Solar parks will cover an area of approximately 500,000 square meters. Collectively, these parks will generate 29,500 MWh electricity per annum, enough to power 14,000 households. Both solar parks are expected to be commissioned by February 2013. Together, the parks will reduce CO2 emissions by 15,700 metric tonnes per year, a Conergy public relations officer said.

Lop Buri Solar Park in Thailand

Conergy continues to dominate the solar EPC market in Southeast Asia. Conergy believes that the commissioning of these solar parks will strengthen Thailand’s position as a leading solar energy nation in Southeast Asia. These solar parks represent the fifth and sixth solar park Conergy has undertaken in ThailandThai Solar Energy Co. Ltd currently operates one solar park in Kanchanaburi Province.

“The Thai government wants to meet one quarter of the country’s energy requirements using renewable energy sources by the year 2022. This is providing a baseline of support to the development of a solar energy market in Thailand,” stated Alexander Lenz, President Asia & Middle East for Conergy.

“The country currently still imports around half of the national energy needs at high costs. Each new solar installation contributes to the gradual reduction of both dependence on energy imports and their costs for the government.”

Thailand benefits from strong year-round solar radiation and immense government support, which makes it a viable location for solar power development. Recently, South Asia’s largest solar PV plant was commissioned in Thailand. The power plant has a generation capacity of 44 MW and has been commissioned by Solartron Public Co. Ltd. for Bangchak Public Petroleum Co. Ltd.

Image Credit: Conergy

The views presented in the above article are author’s personal views only.

Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality and cleantech news coverage? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.

Don't want to miss a cleantech story? Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News!

Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.
Written By

Mridul currently works as Head-News & Data at Climate Connect Limited, a market research and analytics firm in the renewable energy and carbon markets domain. He earned his Master’s in Technology degree from The Energy & Resources Institute in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering. Mridul has a keen interest in renewable energy sector in India and emerging carbon markets like China and Australia.


You May Also Like


BYD has announced it will build an electric car factory in Thailand to serve the southeast Asia market as well as Australia.


Before the pandemic, we went for a trip to Bali and were amazed at the frantic buzz of the roads. Going up a hill...

Clean Power

SEIA estimates the proposed 50-250% duties would cause 18 GW of lost solar deployment, equivalent to all U.S. solar capacity installed prior to 2015


With an electric powertrain developed by the electric marine experts at Danfoss Editron, some 27 zero-emission passenger ferries will soon replace a hodgepodge of...

Copyright © 2021 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.