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GLOW ENERGY PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED

1 Empire Tower, 38th Floor - Park Wing, South Sathorn Rd.,
Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand.
Tel. (66 2) 670 1500-1 Fax. (66 2) 670 1548-9

11 November 2016

Glow posts solid 9 -months results and announces an investment in a Waste-to-Energy plant.

For the first 9 months of 2016, Glow Group (“Glow”) has posted:

- Consolidated total revenue of THB 41,190 million,
- Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (“EBITDA”), excluding adjustments for Financial Lease accounting, of THB 14,933 million,
- Net Profit of THB 7,751 million, and
- Normalized Net Profit (“NNP”) (net profit excluding net foreign exchange gains/ losses, deferred tax income/expenses and adjustments for Finance lease accounting) of THB 7,842 million.

EBITDA and NNP for the first 9 months of 2016 decreased by 6.3% and 1.2% respectively from the same period of 2015.

For the third quarter of 2016, Glow Group (“Glow”) has posted:
- Consolidated total revenue of THB 13,063 million,
- Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (“EBITDA”), excluding adjustments for Financial Lease accounting, of THB 4,566 million,
- Net Profit of THB 2,225 million, and
- Normalized Net Profit (“NNP”) (net profit excluding net foreign exchange gains/ losses, deferred tax income/expenses and adjustments for Finance lease accounting) of THB 2,327 million.

Solid 9-months results
Brendan Wauters, CEO of Glow, commented: “Financial results of Glow Group for the first 9 months continued to be robust. Demand from our industrial customers remained strong. The Ft was kept unchanged for the period September to December 2016, and gas prices also remained in line with the (low) levels observed in the previous quarter. On the IPP side of our business, our units achieved excellent levels of availability. If one eliminates the non-recurring “other income” items from our 2015 results, then our Normalized Net Profit for the first 9 months of 2016 is actually 7% higher than last year.”

Investment in a Waste-To-Energy plant
Brendan Wauters commented further: “We are pleased to announce that, together with our partners WHA and Suez, we have been awarded a PPA for a 9 MW (gross) Waste-to-Energy plant. This facility will be located in Chonburi province, and is expected to come on line in late 2019. It will sell its output under a 20-year VSPP PPA with PEA as the off-taker. Greenfield development of carbon-light technologies is one of Glow’s core strategic axes. Waste-To-Energy is the renewable technology which, under Thailand’s Power Development Plan 2015-2036, has been given the highest priority. We are highly committed to delivering an environmentally friendly Waste-to-Energy solution.”



About Glow Energy

Glow Energy is a member of the Glow Group who is a major energy player in Thailand. Glow Group combined installed capacity is 3,207 MW (Glow’s stake is 2,891 MW) of electricity and 1,206 tons per hour of steam.

Glow Group generates and supplies electricity to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) under Thailand's SPP (Small Power Producer) and IPP (Independent Power Producer) programs, as well as electricity, steam, industrial water and services to large industrial customers principally located in the Map Ta Phut area and nearby.

ENGIE (previously known as GDF SUEZ), one of the world’s largest international energy and services groups, is Glow Energy’s major shareholder.

For more information about the Glow Group please visit www.glow.co.th. For more information about ENGIE please visit the company’s website at http://www.engie.com.


For further details please contact:
Natthapatt Tanboon-ek
Glow Energy Plc.
Tel. 02-670-1500-1
Email: natthapatt@glow.co.th





Last Reviewed/Updated : 11/Nov/2016