Bukit Asam Looks to Juice Up Malaysia, Southeast Asia by 2020 With Riau Power Plant

Indonesian state-owned coal miner Bukit Asam plans to start supplying electricity to Malaysia by 2020 following the completion of a coal-fired mine mouth plant in Riau – its first step to joining a region-wide power grid.

“We’re currently waiting for a feasibility study on the power plant in Riau,” Milawarman, the Bukit Asam president director, said at a conference in Jakarta on Monday. “If the feasibility study is approved and we receive approval from both the Indonesian and Malaysian governments, the assumption is that we can start building in 2017.

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Posted November 11, 2015 by repit in News

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