Adipala power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Adipala power station (also referred to as Bunton power station) is a 660-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Central Java Province, Indonesia.


The map below shows the location of the project, in Bunton Village, Adipala District, Cilacap Regency, Central Java Province. The plant is located about 3km east of the Cilacap Sumber power station.[1]

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Background on Plant

PLN recently built a single-unit coal-fired power plant with capacity of 660 MW in Central Java Province. The construction contractor on the project was China National Technical Import and Export Corporation (CNTIC). The pile foundations were completed in December 2012.[2] The plant went online in March 2015.[3]


In October 2009, a financing agreement for the project was closed. China Development Bank provided a loan of US$625 million to fund the project.[4]


  • November 16, 2009: Kick-off meeting with CNTIC held in Indonesia[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: PT PLN Persero
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Bunton Village, Adipala District, Cilacap Regency, Central Java Province, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -7.68377, 109.13756 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 660 MW (Unit 1: 660 MW)
  • Type: Supercritical
  • In service: March 2015[3]
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing: China Development Bank[6][4]

Articles and resources


  1. PLTU Bunton, Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2015.
  2. "All Pil Foundations Completed for Indonesian Adipala Power Plant Project Undertaken by CNTIC," CNTIC website, accessed December 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 PLTU Adipala Beroperasi, Jateng Tawarkan Investasi Agroindustri, Bisnis Indonesia, 17 Mar. 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Indonesia signs US$1.1bn in power programme loans | News | IJGlobal". Retrieved 2020-11-02.
  5. "Kick-off Meeting of Adipala Power Plant Project Contracted by CNTIC Was Held in Indonesia," CNTIC website, November 19, 2009
  6. "2012 Annual Report," PT PLN (Persero), page 492

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