Thailand’s PRIME Inks 25-Year Solar Power Deal: 15.70 MW Capacity With Provincial Electricity Authority – SolarQuarter

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In a significant move towards advancing clean energy initiatives, Prime Road Power Public Company Limited (PRIME), a prominent player in the clean energy sector led by Mr Somprasong Panjalak, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, has disclosed a groundbreaking development.


PRIME’s subsidiaries, holding an impressive 99.99% of shares, finalized Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) with the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA). This strategic collaboration spans a duration of 25 years and is aimed at developing two state-of-the-art ground-mounted solar power projects, commonly referred to as solar farms, boasting a combined electricity capacity of 15.70 megawatts.

Project Details:

  1. PR Pak Phanang 1 Company Limited:
  • Electricity Offered for Sale: 5.70 Megawatts
  • Scheduled Commercial Operation Date (SCOD): 2030
  1. PR Hua Sai Company Limited:
  • Electricity Offered for Sale: 10.00 Megawatts
  • Scheduled Commercial Operation Date (SCOD): 2030

Key Highlights:

  • The solar farm projects are equipped with a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) electricity sales rate of THB2.1679 per kilowatt-hour.
  • Both projects aim to contribute significantly to Thailand’s renewable energy capacity.

Future Prospects:

  • Utility Business Team Leaders have indicated that the two solar farms will integrate the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) with a collective capacity of 72.26 megawatts.
  • The company plans to gradually finalize contracts for these innovative projects and will provide updates on progress as developments unfold.

PRIME’s move towards sustainable and renewable energy sources reinforces its commitment to environmental stewardship and aligns with global efforts to combat climate change. The 25-year partnership with the Provincial Electricity Authority marks a significant step forward in Thailand’s journey towards a greener and more sustainable energy future.

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