JAKARTA (rambuenergy.com) – The state electricity company PT PLN said so far only five companies that have submitted proposal to develop large-sized power plant projects with a planned combined capacity of 11,240 megawatts (MW).
PLN Director for Development Affiliation Murtaqi Syamsuddin was quoted by Kontan daily as saying that out of expected 23 power plant project developers invited, only five companies that have come forward to submit proposals.
The government has set ambitious target to develop 35,000 MW of power plants within next five years.
The five companies that have submitted proposals are as follows:
– PT Central Java Power plans to develop 2×1000 MW of coal fired power plant (PLTU) Tanjung Jati B Unit 5 and Unit 6
– PT Sumber Segara Primadaya plans to develop PLTU Cilacap in Central Java with a capacity of 1,000 MW
– PT Paiton Energy plans to develop PLTU Banten
-PT Bukit Asam Tbk plans to develop PLTU Mulut Tambang Sumsel 8 (mine mouth power plant) with a capacity of 2×620 MW
– PT Jawa Energy plans to develop PLTU Cilacap with a capacity of 5,000 MW.
PLN has set electricity tariff to be purchased from independent power producers (IPPs) at 8.209 cent USD per kWh for mine mouth PLTUs with capacity of over 100 MW and 8.34 cent USD per kWh for non-mine mouth power plants.