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KS Orka starts testing of first 20 MW of its Sorik Marapi geothermal project in Indonesia

Celebrating the first 20 MW of Sorik Marapi being tested (source: KS Orka)
Alexander Richter Alexander Richter 6 Jun 2018

Geothermal developer KS Orka has started test operations of its first 20 MW unit of the 240 MW Sorik Marapi geothermal power project in Indonesia only 19 months after spud in of the first well drilled for the project.

The 240 MW Sorik Marapi geothermal project of KS Orka in Indonesia reports having started tests of its first 20 MW unit.

The company has brought this first 20 MW of the 240 MW project to the grid in Indonesia only 19 months after spud in of the first well.

KS Orka a geothermal developing company started operation in early 2016 with the same management team as its predecessor ORKA Energy. The company now has operating geothermal assets in Europe and Asia. With 115 MW in geothermal capacity confirmed steam under wellhead, the company has a 520 MW geothermal project portfolio in Asia and Europe.

KS Orka bought the Sorik Marapi project in April 2016.

Earlier this year, KS Orka brought its Turawell geothermal combined heat and power plant online in Hungary and now adds Indonesia to its operating portfolio.

Source: company release