Construction of 1,000 MW PLTU Cilacap 2nd phase expansion begins

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The construction of mega coal-fired power plant (PLTU) Cilacap 2nd Phase Expansion project with capacity of 1,000 MW (1×1000) has officially begun on Wednesday (Oct. 12), marking by groundbreaking ceremony, which is attended by state owned electricity company and top executives of the power plant developer.

The power plant project is being developed by PT Sumber Segara Primadaya (S2P), a joint venture between PT Sumberenergi Sakti Prima (SSP) which holds 51 percent shares and PT Pembangkit Jawa Bali (PJB), a subsidiary of PLN.

The power plant is located in Kesugihan subdistrict, Cilacap Regency, Central Java province. The coal-fired power plant is one among eight mega power plant projects being or to be developed by the country.

Director for Procurement of PLN Supangkat Iwan Santoso said the project already used ultra super-critical boiler technology, which is considered more environmentally friendly given its low emissions.

The project construction is projected to be completed in 39 months or the first quarter of 2020.

The total costs to develop the project reached US$1.398 billion or around Rp18.2 trillion. The project is financed by Bank of China, China Development Bank and Bank Rakyat Indonesia. BoC agreed to provide loan commitment of US$1 billion, while BRI agreed to provide US$300 million, said Iwan. (*)

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Construction of 1,000 MW PLTU Cilacap 2nd phase expansion begins

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