Govt to build geothermal power plant at Mt. Slamet

The Banyumas regency administration will soon build a geothermal power plant in a conservation area on the slopes of Mount Slamet in Purbalingga, Central Java.

The head of the regency’s Energy and Mineral Resources Agency, Anton Adi Wahyono, said on Wednesday that PT Sejahtera Alam Energy (SAE), the winner of the project tender, would start initial exploration as early as this year.

The company would then proceed with the exploitation part of the project until the plant was ready to operate in 2017 with a production capacity of 110 megawatts (MW), he said.

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Posted October 12, 2012 by repit in News

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