EGAT is Thailand’s leading state-owned power utility under the Ministry of Energy, responsible for electric power generation and transmission for the whole country as well as bulk electric energy sales. We are the largest power producer in Thailand, owning and operating power plants of different types and sizes which are located in 45 sites across the country with a total installed capacity of 15,548.13 MW (as of December 2015). Our power generation facilities consists of 3 thermal power plants, 6 combined cycle power plants, 24 hydropower plants, 8 renewable energy plants, and four diesel power plants. We also own and operate a high voltage transmission network which covers all parts of the country. Under the enhanced single buyer (ESB) model of Thailand’s electricity supply industry, EGAT is the single buyer, purchasing bulk electricity from private power producers and neighboring countries and sells wholesale electric energy to two distributing authorities and a small number of direct industrial customers as well as neighboring utilities.
EGAT also engages in energy-related services businesses and expands, through the EGAT Group, our business and investment in electricity and other energy-related businesses at home and abroad.
In 2017, EGAT joined GSGF as associate member.