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Welcome

Srinagarind Dam
Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand
(EGAT)
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Thailand Electricity Supply Industry

IPP & SPP EGAT Purchase from
Generatio
(47%) (46%) abroad (7%)
n Planning &
Investment

Pricing

Planning & MI
MI
Transmission EGAT (100%)
Investment
NI
NI
Pricing ST
ST
RY
RY
OF
OF
Direct Neighbors & EN
EN
PEA MEA Customer others ER
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Distribution (68%) (30%) (1.4%) (0.6%) GY
GY

IPP = Independent Power Producer
Customer Customer SPP = Small Power Producer
s s PEA = Provincial Electricity Authority
MEA = Metropolitan Electricity Authority
Hydro Power Plant Location in Thailand
Total Capacity of Hydro Power Plant
The total capacity of Hydro Power Plant is 3,436.18 MW which is
10.48 % of total capacity of Thailand.
(Total Capacity of Thailand = 32,780.22 MW)

Remark:
SPP = Small Power Producer
IPP = Independent Power Producer
6 Transmission (Thailand to Malaysia transmission
HVDC = High Voltage Direct Current
system)
Total Capacity of Srinagarind Dam

The capacity of Srinagarind dam is 720 MW which is 21 % of total
capacity of Hydro Power Plant.

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Total Capacity of Srinagarind Dam
No. Hydro Power plant Unit and Capacity Total Capacity (MW)
1 Bhumipol Dam (6x82.2)+(1x115)+(1x171) 779.2
2 Srinagarind Dam (3x120)+(2x180) 720
3 Lamtrakhong Dam 2x250 500
4 Sirikit Dam 4x125 500
5 Vajiralongkorn Dam 3x100 300
6 Ratchaprapa Dam 3x80 240
7 Pakmoon Dam 4x34 136
8 Banglang Dam 3x24 72
9 Chulaporn Dam 2x20 40
10 ThaThungna Dam 2x19.5 39
11 Sirindhorn Dam 3x12 36
12 Ubolrat Dam 3x8.4 25.2
13 Kangkrachan Dam 1x19 19
14 Mae Ngad Dam 2x4.5 9
15 Num Pung DAm 2x3 6
16 Bansanti Dam 1x1.275 1.275
17 Huaykum Dam 1x1.06 1.06
18 Ban Yang Dam (2x.056)+(1x0.0125) 0.1245
19 Huay Kuy Muang Dam 1x0.1 0.1

20 Klong Chong Kum Dam 1x0.024 0.024
21 Ban Khun Klang Dam 1x0.09 0.09

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Comparison with the others, Srinagarind Dam’s capacity is the 2 nd.
Srinagarind Dam Location

Mae Klong River Basin

Vajiralongkorn Dam Srinagarind Dam
Quae Noi River Tha Thungna Dam
QuaeYai River
Mae Klong Dam
Maeklong River
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Gulf of Thailand
Srinagarind Dam Location
Srinagarind dam is located on the Quae Yai River, at Ban Chao Nen,
Tha Kradan Sub-district, Sri Sawat District in Kanchanaburi
Province or about 200 kilometers northwest of Bangkok.

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Benefits

Srinagarind dam and hydro power plant has played a vital rule
in enhancing the country’s development and improving the
well being of Thai people. Various benefits contribute by this
multipurpose project include:

- Sufficient water supply for irrigation
- Average annual energy production is 1,250 million kWh
- Better flood control for Mae Klong River Basin
- Potential source of fish breeding that brings additional
income to the local community
- One of the tourist attractions in Kanchanaburi Province
(recreational area)

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Historical Background

In March 1973, the project was approved by the Government
and its construction work was started in the same year.

In 1977, with the royal permission, it was named Srinagarind
dam after H.R.H. Princess Mother.

In 1980, the construction was completed.

On June 15,1981 His Majesty the King graciously officiated the
operation of Srinagarind dam and power plant.

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Total Investment

Total investment of the project including the dam, a
powerhouse with 5 generating units, transmission system
amounts to 6,811 Million Baht, categorized as follows;

Foreign Currency: 4,221 Million Baht
Local Currency: 2,590 Million Baht

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Features

1. Dam

Crest Length
610 meters

A rock fill with impervious clay core dam
(the biggest in Thailand)

Height
140
meters

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Features

2. Reservoir
* The dam creates a reservoir covering an area 419 square
kilometers.

* The storage capacity is 17,745 million cubic meters (the biggest
reservoir in Thailand).

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Features

3. Powerhouse
 5 Installed Generators

 The total capacity is 720 MW, consists of three 120 MW
conventional turbine generators and two 180 MW
reversible pump turbine generators.

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Features

3. Powerhouse
Unit 1-3 : Each unit is  Unit 4-5 :
120 MW conventional turbine - Each unit is 180 MW reversible
generator. pump turbine generator.
- The used power is 205 MW
each in case of reversible
pumped storage.

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Features

3. Powerhouse
 There are five Intake Gates and Penstocks for water release to
generators.

Intake Gate Penstock
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Features

3. Powerhouse
 There are three gates of Spillway with “Open channel
chute type”.
 To discharge water when the water in the reservoir is
higher than the maximum level (180 m MSL.)
 The maximum discharge is 2,420 m3/s

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Features

4. Transmission System
 Srinagarind power plant is connected with the country’s grid
system by 230 kV of transmission line.
- From Srinagarind to Ban Pong 3 lines
- From Srinagarind to Kanchanaburi Province 1 line
- From Srinagarind to Vajiralongkorn 2 lines
 A 115 kV transmission line is also built to connect the switchyard
of Tha Thung Na.

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Hydro Power Plant Operation
During peak hours (day time)

During peak hours:
They release the water to produce
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electric energy.
Hydro Power Plant Operation
During off-peak hours (night time)

During off-peak hours:
They use the excess energy produced by
base load plants to pump water
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into the
upper reservoir.
Srinagarind Power Plant
Operation
SRINAGARIND
HEAD

THA THUNG NA
GEN.

TURBINE

FRANCIS HEAD
TURBINE GEN.

TURBINE
08.00-24.00 : GEN
KAPLAN

Generation unit 1-5 TURBINE

and Tha Tung Na Dam23Unit 1-2
Srinagarind Power Plant
Operation
SRINAGARIND
HEAD

THA THUNG NA
GEN.

TURBINE

FRANCIS HEAD
TURBINE GEN.

TURBINE
00.00-08.00 : PUMP
KAPLAN
TURBINE
Pumped Storage unit 4-5
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Thank
You

Q
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