Monday, February 22, 2016

Indonesia: Experimental 3 MW Geothermal Power Plant to Begin Operations in May

Pertamina-BPPT teaming up to build geothermal power plant (Republika Online)

The Kamojang Unit of PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) is cooperating with the Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (BPPT) - the Technological Study and Application Center, in an experiment to build a 3 MW geothermal power plant.

Under the cooperation scheme, the Kamojang unit of PGE will supply geothermal steam to a power generating plant now being built and to be operated by BPPT, general manager of the Kamojang unit of PGE Wawan Darmawan told reporters here on Saturday.

He said the mini power plant being built by BPPT is located in the working area of PGE's geothermal power plant in Kamojang.

BPPT is scheduled to conduct trial operation of the plant in May.