Kalbar-2 power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indonesiacoal}} Kalbar-2 power station is a 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant proposed in Bintang Mas, Kubu Raya regency, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.


The map below shows the approximate location of the project, in Bintang Mas, Kubu Raya regency, West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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Background on Plant

This project is mentioned on Table 13 of the 2015-2024 PT PLN long range supply plan, scheduled for 2020 and 2021. It originally comprised two units of 200 MW.[1]

A PT PLN September 2015 list of companies interested in mine-mouth IPP plants did not show any companies interested in the project.[2]

In the 2016-2025 long range plan, the project is reduced in size to 200 MW, with the second unit relocated to the Kalbar-3 power station. Completion is moved to 2022.[3]

In August 2016 PT PLN said it would put the Kalbar-2 plant out for tender, with the selected Project Sponsor intended to develop, finance, construct and operate the Project on a Build-Own-Operate-Transfer (BOOT) basis.[4] In August 2017 PT PLN put out another EOI for a 2 x 100 MW plant, saying the successful bidder was expected to hold majority portion for the project of fifty one percent (51%) share ownership.[5]

In the 2017-2026 plan, the project is scheduled for 2021.[6] In the 2019-2028 plan the project the two units are scheduled for 2022 and 2023.[7]

In April 2019 PT PLN Persero announced that it intended to build the plant in Bintang Mas village, Kubu Raya regency, West Kalimantan.[8]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: IPP project with PT PLN
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Bintang Mas, Kubu Raya regency, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -0.2576027, 109.2879448 (approximate)
  • Status: Phase I: Announced; Phase II: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: Phase I: 200 MW (Units 1-2: 100 MW); Phase II (cancelled): 200 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: Unit 1: 2022; Unit 2: 2023
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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