Indonesia to begin building huge coal power plant in 2015

[JAKARTA] Indonesia will begin building a huge coal-fired power plant next year, government officials said on Thursday, as Southeast Asia’s biggest economy looks to keep pace with soaring electricity demand and avert a power crisis.

The 5,000-MW power plant will be built in central Java and generate an initial 2,000 MW when it begins operations in 2018, Indroyono Soesilo, head of the new coordinating ministry for maritime affairs, told reporters.

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Posted November 11, 2014 by repit in News

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