Jimah Coal Fired Power Plant is a 1,400MW coal fired power project. It is located in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2009.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,400 1,400 Active Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn


The project was developed by Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn. The project is currently owned by China Southern Power Grid with a stake of 27.75%, Tenaga Nasional with a stake of 20% and China General Nuclear Power.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant can also run on Subbituminous. The fuel is procured from Australia, Indonesia, China & some other countries.

The project cost is $1,740m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in January 2009.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Tenaga Nasional under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

Contractors Involved

IHI, Sumitomo and Toshiba JSW Power Systems were selected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company provided 2 steam turbines, each with 700MW nameplate capacity.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator for the project.

IHI supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn

Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd (Jimah), a subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad is an energy service company that offers overseeing and managing project engineering and construction progress. The company develops, constructs, operates and maintains power plants. It offers operation and maintenance, and project management services. Jimah’s operation and maintenance services include plant asset management system, reliable centered maintenance, combustion technical analysis, coal technology, engineering risk assessment, root cause analysis, and computerized maintenance management system. The company provides project consultation, power project feasibility study, power project technical consulting, power project financials, and power project development services. Jimah is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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