The Indonesian government continue its drive to build power plants in a number of areas in the country to address power shortages. The latest one is a gas power plant with power capacity of 100 MW in Gorontalo (PLTG Gorontalo), Sulawesi Island.
State electricity company PT PLN said state construction firm PT PP Tbk will be responsible for the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) of the PLTG Gorontalo, which is projected to cost Rp498.95 billion. The power plant is located in Maleo village, Paguat subdistrict, Pohuwatu District.
The contract to build the project has been signed on June 30, 2015 and expected to be completed within six months.