Lopburi Solar Farm

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Lopburi Solar Farm
Lopburi Solar Farm is located in Thailand
Lopburi Solar Farm
Location of Lopburi Solar Farm
Country Thailand
Coordinates 14°56′N 100°46′E / 14.933°N 100.767°E / 14.933; 100.767Coordinates: 14°56′N 100°46′E / 14.933°N 100.767°E / 14.933; 100.767
Status Operational
Construction began July 2010
Commission date December 23, 2011
Construction cost US$70 million
Owner(s) Natural Energy Development Co. Ltd.[1]
Solar farm
Type Flat-panel PV
Power generation
Units operational 640,000
Nameplate capacity 84 MW (installed)
84 MW (max. planned)
Capacity factor 16.45%
Annual generation 105.512 GWh

The Lopburi Solar Farm is an 84 MW solar farm in Thailand. The plant was constructed over a period of 18 months with a loan of US$70 million (฿2 billion) from the Asian Development Bank, and is expected to generate 105 GWh/year. Additional 11 MW were added to the initial capacity of 73.16 MW in May 2013.[2][3] Thailand used 145,300.19 GWh in 2009.[4] The original cost estimate was $271 million.[5][6]

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