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WEH windfarms in Northeast on track

Aug 07. 2018
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By The Nation

Wind Energy Holding Co Ltd (WEH) said it had made significant progress on its five onshore wind power projects, totalling 450MW. 

The T5 windfarms in Nakhon Ratchasima and Chaiyaphum have been supplied by both Vestas and General Electric. 

Vestas has installed all 60 V136-3.0 MW turbines for two of the projects. 

GE is supplying 90 GE3.43-137 turbines for the remaining three projects, which are at various stages of installation. 

GE has also completed construction of six new substations as part of the grid infrastructure being built for all five projects.

The last project is expected to be completed by Q1 2019.

“We are extremely pleased with the progress on the T5 windfarm projects,” said WEH vice chairman Nop Narongdej. 

“Once completed, WEH will have developed and constructed 720 MW of onshore windfarm capacity in Thailand, making it the single largest wind-power developer and operator in Southeast Asia.”

The T5 projects announced financial close in November 2017, with the Bt37 billion in financing arranged by Siam Commercial Bank.

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