The South Sumatra 1(Sumsel 1) Power Plant is 600MW coal fired power project. It is planned in South Sumatra, Indonesia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2016 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in March 2024. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by PT Shenhua Guohua Lion Power Indonesia. China Shenhua Energy and PT Lion Power Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from PT. Lion Power Energy.

The project cost is expected to be around $700m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2016. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by March 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to PT PLN (Persero) under a power purchase agreement for a period of 30 years.

Contractors involved

Shandong Electric Power Engineering Consulting Institute is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

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