Chairman of People’s Council from Soc Trang Impressed with Banpu Power’s Greener Strategy and the Community Sustainable Development
Recently, Mr. Sittirat Chaimongkol, Head of Business Development of Banpu Public Company Limited, together with executives from Banpu Power Public Company Limited warmly welcomed Soc Trang People’s Committee from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, led by Mr. Lam Van Man, Chairman of People’s Council of Soc Trang. The group aims to study about outstandingly environmental-friendly technology of BLCP Power Plants at Map Ta Put Industrial Estate, Rayong, in accordance with Banpu Power’s Greener strategy, and the success of sustainable coexistence of Hongsa Power Plant in Lao PDR and the nearby communities in which life quality of people are well-treated. Both power plants achieved their operation reliability
The visit to both power plants from Soc Trang People’s Committee not only builds trust for their operational excellence, but bonds together local government agency in Vietnam and Banpu Power team. For the Banpu Power’s wind power plant project in Soc Trang, the 30 MWe first phase will have started operating commercially by 2020, and will have been completed its 80 MWe goal by 2021.
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About Banpu Power
Banpu Power Public Company Limited operates both conventional and renewable power businesses across Asia, including in Thailand, Lao PDR, China, Japan and Vietnam. The Company is moving forward to increase power generating capacity according to the strategic plan of balanced growth between conventional power generation, utilizing advanced technologies that are safe and environmental friendly namely High-Efficiency, Low Emissions (HELE), and renewables in accordance with its Greener strategy, We are continuously moving forward to reach a total equity-based power generation capacity of 4,300 MWe, of which a minimum of 20 percent will be renewables-based by the end of 2025.