Alstom awarded EPC contract for 30 MW Karaha plant in West Java

Lahendong Unit 2 plant Sulawesi, Indonesia (source:
Alexander Richter 11 Feb 2015

Alstom has been awarded a $69 million EPC contract for the design, supply, install and comissioning of the 30 MW Karaha Power Plant in West Java, Indonesia. The plant is expected to be ready by the end of 2016.

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over EUR61 million ($69 million) by state-owned PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy to supply and install a 30 MW geothermal plant for the Karaha Power Plant in West Java, Indonesia. Alstom will design, supply, install and commission the entire power plant (EPC contract). The project will be delivered by the end of 2016.

“We are delighted to play a key role in helping Indonesia achieve its energy goals,” said Steven Moss, Vice President in charge of Renewable Steam Plants at Alstom. “This installation reinforces Alstom’s continued commitment to the geothermal markets and the importance of this renewable fuel source”.

Rony Gunawan, CEO of PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy said, “The competitiveness of Alstom’s offer including quality, environment, health and safety, was key in the awarding of the contract. We are looking forward Alstom improving capability and effectiveness to manage the project.”

Alstom has been present in Indonesia for nearly 50 years, having provided various solutions to support Indonesia’s power and rail transport infrastructure. It employs around 1500 people.

Source: Company release