ADB approves loan for integrated wind energy battery storage project

The Asian Development Bank has signed a THB 235.55 million ($7.2 million equivalent) loan with Lomligor Company Limited, a subsidiary of BCPG Public Company Limited, to finance a 10 MW wind power plant in southern Thailand. The project utilises an integrated 1.88 MWh pilot battery energy storage system to increase the amount of renewable energy delivered to the grid. The Southern Thailand Wind Power and Battery Energy Storage Project is the first private sector initiative in Thailand to integrate utility-scale wind power generation with a battery energy storage system. BCPG is a leading renewable energy company in Thailand with 507.5 MW of total installed capacity in operation and a further 415 MW under development. BCPG focuses on investments in renewable energy, including solar, geothermal, wind, hydro, biogas and biomass.