Astratel power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Astratel power station is a proposed 100-200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired station in Indonesia.


The plant would be located in Indonesia; suggested locations have been Kalimantan, Sumatra, or Sulawesi.

Background on Plant

According to a July 2013 article in the Jakarta Post, Astratel Nusantara, a subsidiary of Astra International, was considering a coal-fired power plant at an unspecified location in Kalimantan. According to Astra International chief group treasury and investor relations officer Iwan Hadiantoro, the project would be a joint venture with an unnamed European company.[1][2]

In February 2015, the company reiterated its desire to build the plant, now specified as "at least 100 MW." The company was less specific about the location, stating that the plant could be in Sumatra or Sulawesi. The company stated that it would need to line up private-sector partners. Specifics of whether it would be a mine-mouth or IPP plant were not available at the time.[3]

In November 2015 a company official said that Astra was looking for a partner to join in a tender for a 2 x 300 MW project in southern Sumatra.[4]

As of November 2019 there had been no additional news about this project, and it appears to have been cancelled.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Astratel Nusantara
  • Parent company: Astra International
  • Location: Kalimantan, Sumatra, or Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Coordinates:
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 100-200 MW
  • Type:
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  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. "Astratel eyes power plants, new plantations," Jakarta Post, July 25, 2013
  2. Radityou, "Astratel Nusantara dan Tata Power akan membentuk joint venture," BLOG.LP3D.ORG, December 9, 2013
  3. Grup Astra Incar Lagi "Power Plant" US$ 200 Juta, Berita Satu, 13 Feb. 2015.
  4. Anggi M. Lubis, Astra Strengthens Infrastructure Unit as Commodities, Auto Slow," The Jakarta Post, 17 November 2015

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