The OBI Ferronickel Project is 600MW coal fired power project. It is planned in North Maluku, 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 600 600 Permitting North Maluku, Indonesia Ningbo Lygend Mining; PT Harita Group


The project is being developed by Ningbo Lygend Mining and PT Harita Group. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

It is a steam turbine power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $793.08m.

The Coal fired project consists of 4 steam turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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

Contractors Involved

Powerchina Jiangxi Electric Power Construction is expected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.

About Ningbo Lygend Mining

Ningbo Lygend Mining Co Ltd (Ningbo Lygend ) focuses on the production of nckel and cobalt. It is headquartered in China.

About PT Harita Group

PT Harita Group (Harita Group) is a business conglomerate specializes in palm oil plantations, mining and smelters. It is headquartered in Indonesia.


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