PLN to sign PPA with 86 MW Rantau Dedap geothermal project
As part of signing several PPAs, state-owned power company PLN in Indonesia is about to sign a PPA with the 86 MW Rantau Dedap geothermal power project in South Sumatra with an expected start of operation in 2021.
As reported this morning from Jakarta, state-run electricity firm PLN has announced to be signing nine power purchase agreements with independent power producers in the mid of this month.
The total capacity of the projects will be 640.45 MW. The largest project is a hydropower plant in Central Sulawesi with a capacity of 515 MW. The second largest is the 86 MW Rantau Dedap geothermal project in South Sumatra by PT Supreme Energy.
The rest of the projects are smaller scale micro-hydro power plants.
Operation of the Rantau Dedap geothermal power plant is expected to start operation in 2021. The price of the PPAs lies between $0.08 and $0.11/ kWh.
Source: The Jakarta Post