Indonesia Plans Coal Power Projects as China Import Curbs Loom

Nusa Dua, Bali. Indonesia’s state energy utility PLN aims to raise its coal-based power generation capacity by 40,000 MW over the next seven years, a plan that may soak up some low-grade coal exports that could be hit by China’s proposed import curbs on the mineral.

China, a top importer of Indonesian coal, is said to be drawing up plans to restrict imports of low-calorific value (CV), high-ash and high-sulphur content coal to curb air pollution and protect struggling domestic miners.

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Posted June 4, 2013 by repit in News

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