Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Public Company Limited is a leading Independent Power Producer in Thailand, with an ambitious vision aiming to be a leading value-oriented integrated energy company in Asia-Pacific. Founded on 7 March 2000, the Company has the issued and paid-up capital of THB14.5 billion and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is its major shareholder with 45% equity stake. It is regarded as a listed company because of its securities registered in the Stock Exchange of Thailand under the trading symbol of “RATCH.”
Operated as a holding company, RATCH seeks to equity invest in core companies, subsidiaries, and/ or joint ventures, subject to its shareholding proportion. Its investment is mainly focused on fossil fuel power generation projects, renewable projects as well as businesses adjacent to electricity generation and energy both in Thailand and internationally. Its main incomes are in forms of dividend and profit sharing from invested companies.
As of May 2016, RATCH accounts the total equity installed capacity of 6,809.72 megawatts. Capacity of 6,363.31 megawatts has commercially been operated and 446.41 megawatts is under development and construction phases. At Present, RATCH’s operations are located in Thailand (4,945.74 megawatts capacity), Lao PDR (1,098.35 megawatts capacity), Australia (509.52 megawatts capacity), Japan (20.11 megawatts capacity) and China (236 megawatts capacity). For the first quarter of 2016, the company recognized total revenues of THB13.796 billion. The profit was THB1.259 billion and the retained earnings amounted to 47.210 billion baht. As of 31 March 2016, the company booked THB92.115-billion total assets.