Gulf Power

A 734 MW two-unit low-sulfur coal fueled facility (the first unit is expected to commence operations in early 2001 while the second unit in mid-2002). In December 1997, EME (Edison Mission Energy) accordingly concluded a power-purchase agreement with the Thailand state (EI AR97, p. 15)

The company is a joint venture 40 percent owned by MEC Laguna Power, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Edison Mission Energy and 60 percent owned by Gulf Electric, a Thai private holding company equally owned by Lanna Lignite and EGCO. (www.gulf.co.th)

The commercial operation date has been postponed to Oct. 2004 and Apr. 2005 for the first and second units respectively. (www.egat.or.th)

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