NPS: The prototypal power plant for sustainable development
National Power Supply Public Co., Ltd. or NPS is the main operating energy business under Double A Power group, one of the leaders in energy and renewable energy business with more than 30 years of experience. The company has emphasized on adopting alternative fuels such as biomass from agricultural waste, bark and black liquor as the waste from pulp and paper production as well as using anthracite and bituminous, a high-grade coal, mixed with biomass. NPS consumes a variety of fuels to increase the options and decrease the reliance on both gasoline and natural gas in electric power manufacturing.
‘Ton Palang Ngan’: Energy-Tree, The Energy that can be Grown
Believing in our capability of growing our own power, NPS has encouraged the farmers residing in the surrounding areas to maximize their land by planting and cultivating a special seedling , ‘Ton Palang Ngan’ which resulted from our intensive research and development. This will earn additional income for the local community.
Power for the Community
The electric power generated by NPS is sold to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), nearby industrial zone and factories with a portion used to support its internal electricity requirements. Aside from stabilizing the nation’s source of electricity production, NPS also involves in funding the Community Development Fund to create prosperity to local communities surrounding NPS power plant. This project mainly concentrates on creating occupation, educational support and supporting health care to people in the area.
At present, NPS owns 5 power plants with 435.2 megawatts electricity capacity and earns an annual income of approximately 7.7 billion baht. NPS also distributes steam, a by-product from the electric power generation, to Double A Company to be used in its pulp and paper production. These qualities portray NPS as a strong, profitable, sustainable and socially responsible energy business.