Paiton-3 power station

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The Paiton-3 power station is a 825-megawatt (MW) coal plant in East Java Province, Indonesia. It is part of the 3,410-MW Paiton power complex.


The satellite photo below shows the plant, located in Bhinor Village, Paiton District, Probolinggo Regency, East Java Province.

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Paiton-3 power station is a single-unit, 825-MW coal plant commissioned in 2012 in East Java, Indonesia.[1][2][3]

International Power has a 31% share in the project. In its 2009 annual report International Power, a 31% shareholder in the project, stated that "in March 2010 we signed the US$1,215 million financing for the 815MW coal-fired Paiton 3 plant in Indonesia, which will be located within the existing Paiton complex. The project, has a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with PT PLN, the Indonesian state utility, and construction is covered by a fixed price contract with the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd."[1]

Paiton-3 is part of the 4,950-MW Paiton coal-fired power complex, including the two-unit, 800-MW PLN Paiton plant, owned by PLN; the two-unit, 1,340-MW Paiton-1 plant, owned by GDF Suez; the two-unit, 1,300-MW Paiton-2 plant, owned by Siemens AG and YTL Corporation; and the single-unit, 660-MW PLN Paiton Baru plant, also owned by PLN.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Paiton Energy
  • Parent company: Mitsui, International Power, TEPCO
  • Location: Bhinor Village, Paiton District, Probolinggo Regency, East Java Province, Indonesia
  • Coordinates:-7.71446, 113.58326 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 825 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 2012
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  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 International Power, 2009 Annual Report, International Power, 2010, page 52.
  2. "Coal-Fired Plants Financed by International Public Investment Institutions Since 1994", Appendix to Foreclosing the Future: Coal, Climate and International Public Finance: Investment in coal-fired power plants hinders the fight against global warming, Environmental Defense, April 2009.
  3. "Paiton III Coal Power Plant Indonesia," Global Energy Observatory, accessed December 2013

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