EGAT reaffirms South has sufficient power supply


BANGKOK, June 16 — The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) affirmed on Sunday that the supply of electrical power in the South was sufficient despite the temporary closure of the Chana power plant in Songkla.

The ongoing temporary maintenance of the power plant  powered by natural gas from the Malaysia-Thailand Joint Development Area (JDA) A18 block entered its second day on Saturday.

EGAT said power consumption in the region peaked at 2,260.29 megawatts at 7.26pm Saturday.

It said there was so far no power disruption at any electricity generating plant in the South.