Bangkok Cogen plans Thai site

Bangkok Cogeneration Company Ltd. will invest (US)$100 million to design and construct a cogeneration facility in Thailand`s Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate in Rayong Province. The plant will provide 90 MW of electricity to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand under a 21-year contract.

The natural gas-fueled plant will also supply 21 MW of electricity and steam to an adjacent industrial gas facility owned by Bangkok Industrial Gas Company Ltd. The facility is expected to come on line in September 1998.