Tanjung Awar-Awar power station

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indonesiacoal}}Tanjung Awar-Awar power station is a 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in East Java Province, Indonesia.


The undated satellite photo below shows the plant, which is located in Wadung Village, Jenu District, Tuban Regency, East Java Province.

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Tanjung Awar-Awar power station is a two-unit, 700-MW coal-fired power plant in East Java Province. The plant was completed in 2012-13, and is owned by PLN. This project is part of Fast Track Program 10,000 MW Phase 1 (FTP-1). Under a presidential decree issued on July 5, 2006 and amended on December 23, 2009, the government of Indonesia directed PT PLN to establish coal-fired steam power plants (PLTU) in 37 different locations throughout Indonesia. The 10 projects identified in FTP-1 included 10 with a total capacity of 7,490 MW in Java-Bali; 12 with total capacity of 1,600 MW in West Indonesia; and 15 with total capacity of 885 MW in East Indonesia.[1][2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: PT PLN (Persero)
  • Parent company: Government of Indonesia
  • Location: Wadung Village, Jenu District, Tuban Regency, East Java Province, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -6.8105242, 111.9955033 (exact)
  • Status: Operating[3]
  • Gross Capacity: 700 MW (Units 1 & 2: 350 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: Unit 1: December 2012; Unit 2: October 2013[1]
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 PT PLN (Persero) Annual Report, 2012, page 134
  2. UPK PJB 3 (PLTU Tanjung Awar-Awar), accessed January 2014
  3. "UPK CHD 3 (power plant Tanjung Awar-Awar)," PT PLN (Persero) website, accessed January 2014

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