AREVA and Indonesian electrical equipments contractor PT Multifabrindo Gemilang, has bagged a €120m power generation contract from the Indonesian Public Electric utility PT PLN (Persero).

Under the terms of the contract, the company Areva will replace the Indonesian network in line with the 10GW Generation Programme, which was launched in 2006.

The 10GW Generation Programme is a power plant coal programme launched for the construction of 10GW of additional power generation (7GW in Java and 3GW outer Java city in Indonesia).

The contract includes delivery of several high voltage substations as well as underground electrical cables, in order to distribute power to the main Java cities (Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya).

The project supports the government’s programme to increase access to power across the country.