The Kuala Tanjung Steam Power Plant is 700MW coal fired power project. It is planned in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 700 700 Permitting North Sumatra, Indonesia PT Bukit Asam (Persero); PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium


The project is being developed by PT Bukit Asam (Persero) and PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

It is a steam turbine power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $950m.

The Coal fired project consists of 2 steam turbines, each with 350MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

About PT Bukit Asam (Persero)

PT Bukit Asam (Persero) Tbk (PTBA) is a coal mining company. It carries out general surveying, exploration, exploitation, processing, and refining, including transportation and trade of coal. The company produces coal of different qualities. PTBA also trades in coal produced by third parties, and operates ports and jetties for coal transportation, for its own purpose and provides it for third parties. The company also provides consulting and engineering services for coal mining, besides further processed products. It also produces power at its thermal power plants and offers briquette, palm processing, health service, palm plantation and mining services. PTBA is headquartered in Palembang, Sumatra Selatan, Indonesia.

About PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium

PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (MIND ID), is an aluminium products manufacturer and distributor. The company offers products such as aluminium billet, aluminium ingot, and aluminium alloy products. It provides services such as metal trading, metal smelting, metal transportation, and technical support services, among others. INALUM constructs and develops aluminium smelting plants, mosques, power plants, sport hall, hospital, churches, sport facilities, supermarket, post office, and telecommunication facilities, among others. The company also operates Siguragura Intake Dam, Regulating Dam, and Tangga Intake Dam. It has its operations in Asahan, Jakarta, Paritohan, and Medan, Indonesia. It is headquartered in South Jakarta, Indonesia.


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