Opening of major Indonesian power plant expansion

Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Jero Wacik, has officially opened Tanjung Jati B Units 3 & 4 coal fired power plant expansion at a ceremony in Central Java.

The two new 660 MW pulverized coal fired units double the overall generating capacity of the plant to 2640 MW and that increased capacity will provide approximately 12 per cent of the electricity available on the Java-Bali grid.

The project, which represents a major boost of reliable power to the country’s economy, was led by Sumitomo Corporation and the plant is operated by PT PLN (Persero), Indonesia’s state-owned power utility.

Global engineering company Black & Veatch worked on the plant’s boiler island auxiliary equipment package.

“The success of our role stems from decades of relationships forged in Indonesia, China and Japan,” said Dean Oskvig, President and CEO of Black & Veatch’s global energy business. “This expansion was truly a multinational effort that will benefit the people in Java for years to come. We are proud to have played our part.”

The project’s completion sees 1320 MW of electric generating capacity added to the grid.

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