Suratthani – POME

Asia Biogas manages and operates the Thachang project on behalf of TBEC.

The project utilises Palm Oil Mill Effluent, rubber processing effluent and Palm Oil Decanter Cake to produce biogas. The biogas is used in 5 GE Jenbacher 1.4MW gensets to produce electricity for sale to the grid under the VSPP

This project won 2 Energy awards form Thailand Energy Awards and ASEAN Energy Awards 2010 – on grid category.

Thai Biogas Energy-Thachang 1 + 2

Project Host

Thachang Industry Group


Surat Thani, Thailand



Production Capacity of Host

150 tons per hour FFB

Biogas Production per day

53,080 Nm3

Methane Production per Day

28,427 Nm3

Installed Capacity of Generators

7 MW

Electricity Production per Day

106,000 kWh

Carbon Credit Production per year


Number of Staff


Commercial Operation Date

January 2009


Sunset view of Tha Chang Biogas Project