Location

The Sunny Bangchak is located on Highway 2048 in Tambon Bang Krasan, Bang Pa-in district, Ayutthaya province. Just five kilometers from the exit of the Chaeng Watthana – Bang Pa-in expressway, the project is conveniently accessible. Covering nearly 500 rai of land, it sits next to the Biodiesel Production Facility and the Bang Pa-in Oil Distribution Center of the Bangchak Public Company Limited.

Solar Power

The project has the capacity to produce 38
megawatts of electricity for commercial distribution.

The project sells electricity to the Provincial Electricity
Authority and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.

Benefits of the Project

The project boosts Thailand’s electricity security, reduces the country’s dependence on fuel import for electricity generating, and increases its self-reliance in line with the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy. Boasting the annual capacity to produce 70 million electricity units, the project can cut down on the import of coal by 40,000 tons each year.

Solar power provides clean energy. Friendly to the environment, it reduces carbon-dioxide emission by 38,000 tonnes a year. Such reduction can be compared to a 26,000-rai forestation.

The project creates jobs for locals. It employs solar-panel cleaners, electricians, engineers, etc.

The project serves as a learning center for youths and people interested in alternative energy.

The project is a new attraction in Ayutthaya province.

 

Award and Certification

The Sunny Bangchak Project has won the Crown Standard certification from the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) because it operates with the Corporate Social Responsibility and serves well as a Clean Development Mechanism.