PROJECT | Staff Reporter, Indonesia

Indonesia to open tender for 20GW geothermal plant this year

It will be built on Bacan Island.

Antara News reported that a geothermal power plant would be built in the regency of South Halmahera, North Maluku, utilizing a geothermal reserve, which has a capacity of 140 megawatts in Songa, on Bacan island.

"The Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry has told the district administration of South Halmahera that the tender would be open for the project this year," head of the regional research and development planning board (BPPPD) Daud Djubaedi said.

The geothermal power plant to be built would have a capacity of 2x10 MW Daud said.

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