Cuatro nuevas plantas geotérmicas adicionarán 215 MW de capacidad este año en Indonesia

Drilling rig at Sarulla project, Indonesia (source: Sarulla Operations)
carlos Jorquera 1 Mar 2017

Indonesia espera adicionar cuatro plantas geotérmica para iniciar operación este año, completando 215 MW adicionales de capacidad de generación en Sarulla, Sorik Marapi, Karaha Bodas y Ulubelu.

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With geothermal development picking up speed in Indonesia, the Ministry for Energy and Mineral Resources in the country is now expecting four new geothermal plants to start operation this year.

The four new plants will have a combined capacity of 215 MW, and raise Indonesia’s installed geothermal capacity to 1,858 MW.

According to the Directorate General of New Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation’s geothermal director Yunus Saefulhak, the power plants are Sarulla Unit II (110 MW) and Sorik Marapi Modular in North Sumatra, Karaha Bodas (30 MW) in West Java, and Ulubelu Unit in Lampung.

Currently, Indonesia has an installed geothermal power generation capacity of 1,643 MW.

Source: Tempo  // ThinkGeoEnergy