Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Indonesia: Kamojang Unit I Geothermal Plant to Resume Operations October 2017

Kamojang unit I geothermal plant to operate in October next year (Jakarta Post)

Kamojang unit I geothermal plant in Bandung, West Java, is expected to resume operations in October next year following its turbine damage in April 2014, an official has said.

Pertamina Geothermal Energy's (PGE) Kamojang plant maintenance manager Faiq Kautsar attributed the damaged turbine to its expired shelf life, saying that the turbine had been operating 32 years past its shelf life.

Faid was quoted by Antara news agency as saying that the replacement and building process of the geothermal turbine needed more time compared to conventional ones as the turbine parts needed to be compatible with geological substances.

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