Thailand’s CKPower leads hydroelectric & clean energy
CKPower reinforces its leadership in hydroelectric power plants and clean energy with world-class ISO certification
Two companies under CK Power Public Company Limited (CKPower), stock symbol “CKP”, namely Xayaburi Power Company Limited (XPCL), the operator of the Xayaburi Hydroelectric Power Plant, and Nam Ngum 2 Power Company Limited (NN2), the operator of the Nam Ngum 2 Hydroelectric Power Plant in the Lao PDR, have been certified to four ISO standards by the British Standards Institution (BSI) – a testament to the efficient work processes and international operational standards of these companies within the CKPower Group.
XPCL was accredited to three ISO standards, namely ISO 9001: Quality Management System, ISO 14001: Environmental Management System and ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management System, while NN2 obtained a certificate for ISO 14001: Environmental Management System.
These ISO certificates reflect CKPower’s commitment to the management approach of the hydroelectric power plants that not only recognizes and embraces best international power plant management standards but also takes into consideration environmental management and clean energy development with the aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Thai government’s goal to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2065, with emphasis on the management of occupational health and safety during operations.
The Company engages in production and sales of electricity generated from three sources of energy under its 13 power plants with the total installed capacity of 2,167 MW, consisting of two hydroelectric power plants, the Nam Ngum 2 Hydroelectric Power Plant with 615 MW installed capacity, operated by Nam Ngum 2 Power Company Limited (46% owned by CKPower through its shareholding in SouthEast Asia Energy Limited) and the Xayaburi Hydroelectric Power Plant with 1,285 MW installed capacity, operated by Xayaburi Power Company Limited (42.5% owned); two cogeneration power plants with 238 MW installed capacity, operated by Bangpa-in Cogeneration Limited (65% owned); and nine solar power plants, comprising seven under Bangkhenchai Company Limited (100% owned) with total installed capacity of 15 MW, one under Nakhon Ratchasima Solar Company Limited (30% owned) with 6 MW installed capacity and one under Chiangrai Solar Company Limited (30% owned) with 8 MW installed capacity.