Jambi power station
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Jambi power station is a proposed 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired station in Jambi Province, Indonesia.
The map below shows Pemusiran, Nipah Panjang, East Tanjung Jabung Regency, Jambi Province, where the project would be built.
Background on Plant
In March 2014, a presentation by PLN showed an 800-MW coal-fired power plant in Jambi Province, projected coming online in 2019 and 2020. According to the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board, the project will be an IPP project that will utilize low-rank coal reserves available locally. It will be connected to the Sumatra Grid. The implementation schedule is as follows:
- Project Preparation : 2011 - 2012
- Tender : 2013
- Contract Signing : 2014
- Financing/Land Acquisition : 2014 - 2015
- Construction : 2015
- Operation : 2018-2019
As of August 2015, it does not appear that there is an IPP sponsor for the project. In December 2015, the project was included on a list of IPP projects with tentative pre-qualification listed as Mid-Jan 2016 and scheduled completion in 2019.
In the 2016-2025 Long Range Plan (page 140), the size of the project is changed to 2 x 600 MW.
In the 2017-2026 Long Range Plan (page VI-9), the project is split into two projects known as PLTU MT Jambi-1 (2 x 300 MW) and PLTU MT Jambi-2 (2 x 300 MW), along with a note stating that unit size will be adapted to the potential of the mine. Completion is 2021 and 2022.
In the 2018-2027 long-range plan the completion date for both Jambi-1 and Jambi-2 are given as 2022. In July 2018 Indonesia Power stated that it hoped to begin construction in 2019 and commission the plant by 2024. In the 2019-2028 long-range plan the completion date for Jambi-1 Unit 1 is changed to 2023, and Jambi-1 Unit 2 to 2024, while the completion date for Jambi-2 remains 2022.
In April 2019 China Huadian signed a power purchase agreement for the plant. In February 2020 the Head of the Sarolangun Regency's Environmental Office said that Jambi-1 had obtained its environmental permit.
In August 2020, PLN announced that it had acquired a mine to supply coal to the Jambi-1 power station.
- Sponsor: Indonesia Power
- Parent company: PT PLN Persero
- Location: Pemusiran, Nipah Panjang, East Tanjung Jabung Regency, Jambi Province
- Coordinates: -1.0645839, 104.0719729 (approximate)
- Status: Jambi-1: Permitted; Jambi-2: Pre-permit development
- Gross Capacity: 1,200 MW (4 units x 300 MW)
- Start date: Jambi-1 Unit 1: 2023; Jambi-1 Unit 2: 2024; Jambi-2 Units 1 & 2: 2022
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Articles and resources
- “PLN Long Term Electricity Plan (2013-2023),” presentation by Moch. Sofyan, Head of New & Renewable Division of PT PLN (Persero), 06 March 2014
- "Jambi Coal Fired Power Plant (2 x 400 MW)," Indonesia Infrastructure Coordinating Board, accessed August 2015
- "Market Sounding IPP Procurement for 2016," IPP Procurement, PT PLN, 8 December 2015
- “Rencana Usaha Penyediaan Tenaga Listrik, PT PLN (Persero), 2016-2025,” Kementerian Energi Dan Sumber Daya Mineral, June 2016
- Rencana Usaha Penyediaan Tenaga Listrik (RUPTL) 2017-2026, PT PLN Persero
- Rencana Usaha Penyediaan Tenaga Listrik (RUPTL) 2018-2027, PT PLN Persero, V-39
- Fantasis! Pembangunan PLTU di Sarolangun Telan Dana Hingga Rp14 Trilium, Jambi Update, Jul. 1, 2018
- Rencana Usaha Penyediaan Tenaga Listrik (RUPTL) 2019-2028, PT PLN Persero, V-38
- China Huadian signed a power purchase agreement for Huadian Indonesia Zhanbei No. 2 coal-fired joint venture project, BHI, Apr. 28, 2019
- Kantongi Izin Lingkungan, PLTU Jambi 1 di Sarolangun Segera Dibangun, Jambi Tribune, Feb. 20, 2020
- Denis Riantiza Meilanova, Amankan Pasok Batu Bara ke PLTU, PLN Akuisisi Perusahaan Tambang, Bisnis, Aug. 25, 2020