Japanese coal power plant project stalled in Indonesia

A $4 billion Japanese project to build a large coal power plant in Indonesia has hit a snag due to opposition from local residents, sources close to the matter said Friday.

About 50 landowners have refused to sell land totaling around 40 hectares that would account for about 20 percent of the site for the 2 million-kilowatt plant to supply electricity to 13 million people in Central Java State, they said.

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Posted July 20, 2013 by repit in News

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