Indonesian state-owned Electricity Company, PT PLN will complete the construction of Java 2 gas steam power plant (PLTGU) immediately. The power plant is located inside the complex of PT Indonesia Power in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta. It is planned to start its commercial operation or Commercial Operation Date (COD) on June 10th and to support the supply of electrical energy in Java and Bali, especially Jakarta. This was stated by Director of West Java Regional Business of PT PLN, Haryanto W.S to the media in Jakarta more recently.
“So, we expect on June 10th, the first unit will start the operation or COD, and then the second unit will start COD on July 20th. Those two power plants will enter the system and support the electrical system of Jakarta and Java-Bali,” Haryanto W.S said.
Haryanto further said that the power plant was built by Mitsubishi Corporation and PT Wasa Mitra Engineering. It will produce 800 megawatt (MW) energy. The energy comes from gas turbine (2 x 300 MW) and steam turbine (1 x 200 MW). The development of this power plant is under supervision of PT PLN West Java Development Main Unit and implemented by PLN Implementing Unit of West Java Power Plant Project 2. The project development contract has been effective since November 23, 2016 with a value of Rp 6.1 trillion. This project is a manifestation of a 35 thousand MW electricity infrastructure development program with a new transmission line with 46 thousand kilometers of circuits (kms). (VOI/Rezha/RHM)