Jakarta (ANTARA News) – State power company PT PLN signed a geothermal energy sales contract as part of the second stage power plant development project with a total capacity of 1,455 MW.
"Some 1,455 MW of the total of 3,967 MW project and the other 2,512 MW had yet to be signed, so that the contract covered 37 percent," PLN`s renewable energy division chief, Muhammad Sofyan, said here Tuesday.
The energy sales contract was for the existing mining working area, a project built by PLN with a capacity of 20 MW and under a cooperation between PLN and Pertamina Geothermal Energy for 300 MW.
The IPP project consisted of PGE, a joint operating company for an extension of 390 MW, PGE with a JOC status, namely Sarulla and PT Geodipa, Patuha and Dieng 735 MW, and another IPP Cibuni and Tangkuban Perahu II with 10 MW.
"In the meantime, of the 23 new WKP with a capacity of 1,787 MW, are still to be included in a contract," Sofyan said.
The new WKP consisted of IPPs already tendered by the regional administration totalling 782 MW and 1.055 MW not yet tendered.
The second stage of the geotghermal power plant project had been projected to reach 3,967 MW.