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Jawa-7 power station

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Jawa-7 power station is a proposed 1,982-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Banten Province, Indonesia.

Location

The photo below shows the project, located in Desa Terate, Kecamatan Kramatwatu, Serang Regency, Banten Province.

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Background on Plant

The project was proposed by Pembangkitan Jawa Bali, a division of state-owned PLN. The sponsor hoped to attract other co-sponsors, eventually owning only 30 percent of the project.[1]

The project is shown on PLN's long-range plan. It comprises two 1000 MW units, one targeted for 2019 and the other targeted for 2020. Further details are not provided.[2]

In December 2014, PLN opened bidding for the construction contract for Jawa-7. The company plans to begin construction in the first half of 2016, and have the plant completed by 2020.[3] The plant is slated to cost 72 trillion rupiahs, or about US$5 billion.[4]

In December 2015, PLN Director of Corporate Planning Nicke Widyawati said that the project will begin construction in April 2016. The project was awarded to a consortium whose members are PT Pembankitan Jawa Bali (PJB) and China Shenhua Energy.[5]

In May 2017, PLN announced that the project would be completed in 2019, sooner than expected.[6] The Indonesia Electricity Supply Business Plan (RUPTL) for 2018-2027 gives a completion date of 2020 for the plant and gives a capacity of 991 MW for Unit 1 and 991 MW for Unit 2.[7]

Satellite imagery from Planet shows construction progress from April 2016 to March 2018.

Financing

In September 2015 state-run builder Wijaya Karya (WIKA) said the company would likely request a credit facility from China Development Bank (CDB) to fund development of the Jawa-5 power station and Jawa-7 power station. WIKA said it would work with China Nuclear Group Engineering Corporation (CNEC) and a local firm, Sumber Segara Primadaya, for the Java plants.[8]

In December 2015 it was reported China Shenhua Energy had been awarded the development and operation contract. The company will sign a 25-year power purchase and sales contract with PLN, then will be handed over to PLN.[9]

In September 2016, China Shenhua Energy and China Development Bank signed the financial closure for the project. According to PLN, the project cost is US$1.8 billion. The consortium has formed a special purpose vehicle for the project under the name Shenhua Guohua Power Jawa Bali.[10]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Shenhua Guohua Power Jawa Bali
  • Parent: China Shenhua Energy, 70%; PT Pembangkitan Jawa Bali (PJB), 30%
  • Location: Desa Terate, Kecamatan Kramatwatu, Serang Regency, Banten Province, Java, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -5.9916943, 106.1008005 (exact)
  • Status: Construction
  • Gross Capacity: 1,982 MW (2 x 991 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • Projected in service: Unit 1: 2020; Unit 2: 2020
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing: China Development Bank[10]

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