Project Finance for a Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Project
Supporting Japanese Participation in a Power Infrastructure Project

  • Area: Asia
  • Infrastructures
  • Environment
  • [Project Finance]

JBIC signed a project finance*1 loan agreement with Gulf JP UT Co., Ltd. (GUT), a Thai subsidiary of Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. for the Utai Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Project. Under this project, GUT will build and operate a natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant, and sell the generated electricity to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand. This is a significant project for local Japanese subsidiaries as it will provide them with a stable power supply, and in addition to advancing infrastructure development in Thailand, it will also make a broad-ranging contribution to the overseas business operations of Japanese companies.
 

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  1. *1Project finance is a financing structure that relies primarily on the cash flow generated by the project for repayment. It is used for financing large projects in such sectors as power generation and oil, gas or other natural resource development.
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