Coal-Fired Power Plants in Indonesia - Java
Banten-Labuan
Location: Banten
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 2 X 315 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2009-2010
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Chengda Engineering Corp, Truba Jurong Engineering, WIKA, SSP
Quick facts: Emerson supplied an Ovation control system for PLTU Labuanm Banten. The first unit was connected in Jul 2009 and officially opened by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on 28 Jan 2010

Photograph by suryahardhiyana (flickr)
Posted 20 Aug 2011

Banten- Lontar
Location: Banten
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 3 X 315 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2011-2012
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: PT Dalle Energy
Quick facts: This plant is part of Indonesia's 10 GW Phase I power plant construction program. EPC contracts for Units 1&2 were signed in May 2007 and the contract for Unit-3 in Aug 2007. The 72ha site is about 80km west of Jakarta, in Kec Kemiri, Kab Tangerang. The site was moved twice, the second time to get out of the flight path of Sukarno-Hatta Airport The stack heights were also lowered to 127m. Unit-1 went online in November 2011. Lontar is connected to the gird at 150kV. Coal burn will be about 4.7mn tpy.

Photograph courtesy of Direktorat Jenderal Listrik dan Pemanfaatan Energi
Posted 3 Jun 2012

Banten- Suralaya
Location: Banten
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 1 X 625 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2011
Boiler supplier: Shanghai
T/G supplier: Shanghai
EPC: CNTIC, CMEC, Zhejiang Electric Power Design, Northwest Electric Power Engineering, PT Rekayasa Industri
Quick facts: In Dec 2011, President Yudhoyono inaugurated operations at PLTU Banten-Suralaya, part of the FTP-1 program. The project is essentially an extension to the existing Suralaya PS.

Photograph courtesy of Northwest Electric Power Engineering
Posted 15 Aug 2012

Cilacap
Location: Central Java
Operator: PT Indonesia Power
Configuration: 2 X 300 MW
Operation: 2006
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Chengda Engineering, Southwest Electric Power Design Institute
Quick facts: The plant is owned by PT Sumber Segara Primadya (S2P) formed by PT PLN subsidiary PT Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali (PJB) and PT Sumberenergi Sakti Prima (SSP). Ground breaking was on 29 December 2003 and physical construction got underway in April 2004. The units were completed 3mos ahead of schedule in Apr and Sep 2006, respectively. The plant cost $510mn and sells electricity to PLN at 4.57 cents/kWh. Chengda obtained $408mn in loans from Chinese banks while PT S2P received $200mn worth of letters of credit from BKPM. This was the first large-scale Indonesian power plant completed since the 1997-98 financial crisis. Black & Veatch was owner's engineer.

Photograph courtesy of Southwest Electric Power Design Institute
Re-posted 30 Apr 2008

Cirebon
Location: West Java
Operator: PT Cirebon Electric Power
Configuration: 1 X 700 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2012
Boiler supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: Doosan
EPC: Marubeni Corp, PT Triparta Engineers & Constructors
Quick facts: This supercritical IPP is owned by Marubeni Corp (32.5%), Korea Midland Power Co Ltd (27.5%), PT Indika Energy (20%), and Samtan Co Ltd 20%. The project has a 30yr PPA with PLN. The greenfield site is in the Kanci area of Cirebon City on the Java Sea about 250km east of Jakarta. The 100ha site can accomodate a second unit. The total project cost was about $850mn. In Mar 2010, Marubeni executed $600mn of loan agreements for the Cirebon project with a group of financial institutions including JBIC, Export-Import Bank of Korea, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp , Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mizuho Corporate Bank, and ING Bank. The unit went into operation on 18 Oct 2012. The stack is 215m tall.

Photograph by Ammaeya (flickr)
Posted 4 Feb 2012

Gresik Prima
Location: East Java
Operator: PT Prima Elektrik Power
Configuration: 1 X 25 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2003
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: ??
Quick facts: In Oct 2003, leading Indonesian media company PT Jawa Pos said it would issue five-year bonds valued at Rp 200bn to raise funds for this 25-MW coal-fired power plant project at Kec Wringinanom The plant, developed by subsidiary PT Prima Electrik Power, supplies electricity to Jawa Pos subsidiaries, especially paper producer PT Adiprima Suraprinta.

Photograph courtesy of PT PLN
Posted 9 Sep 2012

Indramayu
Location: West Java
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 3 X 330 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2011
Boiler supplier: Babcock & Wilcox Beijing Co
T/G supplier: Beijing Beizhong
EPC: China National Electric Equipment Corp, China National Machinery Industry Corp, Zhejiang Electric Power Design Institute, Northwest Power Genration Corp, PT WIKA
Quick facts: This FT-1 power station is built on a 83ha site in Desa Sumur Adem. On 1 March 2011, Unit-1 was handed over to PLN, Unit-2 completed its reliability run on 13 March 2011 and Unit-3 followed on 18 August 2011. The total cost of the project was $696.73mn plus Rp 1.5tn. Financing was provided by PLN, China Construction Bank, and four local banks, Bank Negara Indonesia, Bank Mandiri, Bank Rakyat Indonesia, and Bank Centrlal Asia. Fuel is coming from five local coal companies.

Photograph courtesy of China National Electric Equipment Corp
Re-posted 20 Jan 2011

Pacitan
Location: East Java
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 2 X 315 MW
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Operation: 2013
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Dalle, Southwest Electric Power Design Institute, Hongyuan Co, Hubei Second Electric Power Construction Co, Gansu First Construction
Quick facts: The EPC contract for Pacitan was signed in Aug 2007 as part of PLN's 10-GW fast-track power expansion plan.The award value was $345mn and Rp1,23bn. The 65ha coastal site is in Kec Sidomor, 30km east of Pacitan City. First concrete was in Apr 2008 and Unit-1 went commercial on 24 Jun 2013 followed by Unit-2 on 21 Aug 2013. The plant connects to the 150kV grid. The transmission connection work was done by PLN Pikitring JBN.

Photograph courtesy of PT PLN
re-posted 5 May 2014

Paiton I & II
Location: East Java
Operator: PT Paiton Energy / PT Jawa Power
Configuration: 2 X 670 MW, 2 X 610 MW
Operation: 1999-2000
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: ABB
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: Duke/Fluor, Toyo Engineering, Black & Veatch, ABB, Siemens
Quick facts: In Mar 1993, the government approved plans to build Paiton I – the country's first major IPP, but financial close was not achieved until Apr 1995. PT Paiton Energy, the development consortium, was initially composed of Mitsui, Edison Mission Energy, General Electric, and PT Batu Hitam Perkasa. The sponsors provided $680mn while the balance of $1.82bn project cost was financed by Chase Manhattan and the Industrial Bank of Japan, and the U.S. and Japanese EXIM banks. OPIC provided $200mn in investment guarantees. The PT Jawa Power consortium for Paiton II was led by Siemens and England's PowerGen (now E.ON UK) and included local partner PT Bumipertiwi Tatapradipta, a subsidiary of Bimantara Group. Financing for the $1.65bn plant was arranged in Mar 1996 with debt totaling $1.36bn from export credit agencies Hermes ($500mn), the U.S. EXIM ($400mn), KfW ($250mn), and $200mn from the private placement of senior notes. In May 2004, YTL Power acquired a 35% stake in PT Jawa Power for $139.4mn. Paiton I has an Alstom saltwater FGD scrubbers while Paiton II has an SWFGD from Lurgi-Lentjes Bischoff

Photograph courtesy of Siemens AG
Posted 9 Feb 2002

Paiton-III
Location: East Java
Operator: PT Paiton Energy
Configuration: 1 X 850 MW
Operation: 2012
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: MHI
EPC: MHI, Mitsui, Toa Corp
Quick facts: This supercritical set is the largest generating unit in Indonesia. It is owned by a JV of IPM Earge LLP (45%, a partnership of International Power with Mitsui & Co), Mitsui (36%), Tokyo Electric Power (15%), and PT Batu Hitam Perkasa (5%). Financing for the $1.215bn project was by JBIC and 8 international commercial banks. The plant was ordered from MHI in Apr 2010 and was handed over on 5 Jun 2012.

Photograph by John Kirkby
Posted 2 May 2012

Paiton PLN
Location: East Java
Operator: PT PLN
Configuration: 2 X 400 MW
Operation: 1993-1994
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: ABB
T/G supplier: Toshiba
EPC: Sargent & Lundy, Hyundai
Quick facts: The Paiton complex is 150km southeast of East Java's capital Surabaya.

Photograph by John Kirkby
Posted 20 Apr 2008

Paiton Unit-9 (Paiton Baru)
Location: East Java
Operator: PT Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali
Configuration: 1 X 660 MW
Operation: 2012
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Harbin
T/G supplier: Harbin
EPC: Harbin, Truba, Central Southern China Electric Power Design Inst, PT Mitra Selaras Hutama Energi
Quick facts: Harbin won the award for this project in Jan 2007 and it was originaly scheduled for service in 2009. The Pation-9 stack is 275m tall, the highest in the country.

Photograph by John Kirkby
Posted 2 May 2012

Purwakarta
Location: West Java
Operator: PT Panasia Indosyntec Tbk
Configuration: 1 X 30 MW CHP
Operation: 2006-2007
Fuel: coal
Boiler supplier: Wuxi
T/G supplier: Nanjing
EPC: CHEC, SEPCO No 3
Quick facts: In Mar 2005, the IFC invested in this captive power plant. The total project cost was estimated at $60mn and the IFC investment involved a corporate loan of approximately $42mn. The project is located in Indorama’s main production site in Purwakarta, Bandung, about 100km east of Jakarta on a 15ha site next to the polyester plant. It has two boilers and a single T/G set. Indosyntec is a producer of polyester fiber and filament yarns, PET resin, spun yarns and finished fabrics.

Photograph courtesy of Sepco No 3
Posted 6 Nov 2011

Rembang
Location: Central Java
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 2 X 316 MW
Fuel: coal
Operation: 2011
Boiler supplier: Dongfang
T/G supplier: Dongfang
EPC: Zelan Bhd, PT Priamanaya Djan International
Quick facts: In Mar 2007, PLN signed a $560mn EPC contract with a 70:30 consortium of Zelan and PT Priamanaya Djan International for the Rembang project in Kab Rembang. In Feb 2009, PLN signed $262mn of loan agreements with a consortium of China Development Bank and Barclays PLC for PLTU Rembang and the FTP-1 units were declared commercial on 10 December 2011.

Photograph by Wignyo Hery Susanto (Panoramio)
Posted 19 Sep 2012

Suralaya
Location: Banten
Operator: PT Indonesia Power
Configuration: 4 X 400 MW, 3 X 600 MW
Operation: 1984-1997
Fuel: subbituminous coal, gas, oil
Boiler supplier: Babcock & Wilcox Canada
T/G supplier: MHI, Melco
EPC: Marubeni, Montreal Engineering, Black & Veatch, Taihei Dengyo Kaisha
Quick facts: The 239ha coastal site is at the far northwest tip of Java. Suralaya is connected to the 500kV grid. Coal is mostly from PT Buki Asam in southern Sumatra. The larger stacks are 200m tall.

Photograph courtesy of PT PLN
Posted 16 Oct 2010

Tanjung Awar-Awar
Location: East Java
Operator: PT PLN Persero
Configuration: 2 X 350 MW
Operation: 2012-2013
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: Hargin
T/G supplier: Hargin
EPC: Sinomach, China National Electric Equipment Corp, PT Penta Adi Samudera
Quick facts: In Apr 2008, PLN signed a $437mn, EPC contract for PLTU Tanjung Awar-Awar, an FTP-1 project in Kec Jenu, Kab Tuban. Lahmeyer International and AECOM were project consultants, Unit-2 went into operation on 11 Dec 2012 followed by Unit-1 on 11 Oct 2013. PT Modern Surya Java Kons was contracted for Rp 79.49bn to build the associated transmission system.

Photograph by Kevin Tian (Panoramio)
Posted 14 May 2014

Tanjung Jati-B Phase I
Location: Central Java
Operator: PT Central Java Power
Configuration: 2 X 660 MW
Operation: 2006
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: B&W
T/G supplier: Toshiba
EPC: Sumitomo, Black & Veatch, SNC Lavalin, ESB International, Eskom Enterprises
Quick facts: Tanjung Jati-B was proposed by Hopewell Holdings and initially bid as an IPP in Jun 1994. A PPA with PLN followed in Sep 1994. The EPC contract was signed in Sep 1995 and site work started on 15 Apr 1997. The Asian financial crisis combined with allegations about mismanagement of the PPA terms led to Hopewell withdrawing, leaving the project about one-third complete. Sumitomo renegotiated the development as a leasing scheme and construction resumed in Sep 2003 with financing from JBIC. The 5yr project suspension led to parts and equipment being stored onsite and at 75 locations worldwide. B&W supplied cold-side ESPs and a wet limestone FGD system using seawater makeup. The APC systems exhaust through a 240m stack. Coal is received at a 1,368m jetty equipped with two 1,500 tph unloaders built by PT Decorient Indonesia and Interbeton bv. The plant cost $904mn. PT Central Jawa Power is a 100% Sumitomo subsidiary.

Photograph courtesy of Sumitomo
Posted 18 Mar 2009

Tanjung Jati-B Phase II
Location: Central Java
Operator: PT Central Java Power
Configuration: 2 X 660 MW
Operation: 2011-2012
Fuel: subbituminous coal
Boiler supplier: MHI
T/G supplier: Toshiba
EPC: Sumitomo, Mitsui, Black & Veatch, Truba, Wasa Mitra Engineering
Quick facts: Tanjung Jati B Units 3&4 took 35mos to build and required a total investment of $2.08bn. Funding was from JBIC and co-financing lenders Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp and BNP Paribas. Commerical operation for the two units was in Oct 2011 and Jan 2012, respectively.

Photograph courtesy of Black & Veatch
Posted 11 Feb 2012

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 14-May-2014

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