Five things about Indonesia’s first wind energy farm

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo early in May launched the first on-shore wind turbine farm in Indonesia, in Bantul, Yogyakarta. It was the first large-scale wind energy implementation in Indonesia built by a joint venture company of PT Binatek Energi Terbarukan and UPC Renewables Indonesia Ltd. of the United States.

The plant, scheduled to be completed in 2019, will have 33 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 1.5 to two megawatts (totaling 50 MW) and will cost about Rp 1.5 trillion (US$134 million). The company will sell its power to the state electricity company (PLN).

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Posted June 5, 2015 by repit in News

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