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Pertamina expects to add additional 40 MW at Lahendong by end of 2016

Lahendong Unit 2 plant Sulawesi, Indonesia (source: aecom.com)
Alexander Richter 19 Mar 2015

Pertamina Geothermal plans to add an additional 40 MW with units 5 and 6 at its Lahendong geothermal power plant in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The turbines will be provided by Fuji Electric.

As reported previously on ThinkGeoEnergy, Sumitomo Corp. together with PT Rekayasa Industri and Fuji Electric won a tender for units 5 and 6 of the Lahendong geothermal project of Pertamina Geothermal.

Fuji Electric – awarded the contract through Sumitomo – will supply two units of geothermal steam turbines and generators—each with a power generation capacity of 20,000kW—to PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s oil, gas, renewable and new energy company PT Pertamina. The production is to be completed by the end of year 2016.  

The Lahendong geothermal area is in Minahasa district of the North Sulawesi Province of Indonesia.

At the Lahendong Fuji Electric, in collaboration with Sumitomo Corporation and Rekayasa, has successfully delivered three units of geothermal steam turbines and generators for Units 2, 3 and 4.

Source: CeasiaMag