Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Indonesia: UK and World Bank to Finance 50 MW Waisano Geothermal Power Plant

Gov't to Develop Geothermal Energy in Flores Island (Metro TV News)

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry will develop geothermal energy in Flores Island in East Nusa Tenggara.

The ministry's geothermal director Yunus Saefulhak said Indonesia will cooperate with the the United Kingdom (UK) and the World Bank.

He explained Flores island has many potential geothermal hot spots. The island has at least 1,900 MW of geothermal energy potential.

However, the island only has two geothermal power plants. A 10 MW power plant in Ulumbu, Manggarai and a 2.5 MW power plant in Malaloko, Ende.

"We will cooperate with the World Bank to build a 50 MW power plant in Waisano," he stated.

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