PT Walsin Nickel power station

From Global Energy Monitor

PT Walsin Nickel power station is a proposed 350-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in the Morowali Industrial Area, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.


The satellite photograph below shows the Morowali Industrial Area near the village of Labota, Morowali Regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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Background on Project

In January 2020, Taiwanese company Walsin Lihwa announced plans to construct a ferronickel smelter at the Morowali Industrial Area. The company planned to have the smelter operational by the third quarter of 2021. The plant will be operated by a subsidiary, PT Walsin Nickel Industrial Indonesia.[1] In February 2021, Walsin Lihwa announced that its planned to construct a 350 MW coal-fired power station, which would provide electricity to the ferroncikel smelter.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: PT Walsin Nickel Industrial Indonesia
  • Parent company: Walsin Lihwa
  • Location: Morowali Industrial Area, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -2.838039039087333, 122.17217432837971 (approximate)
  • Status: Announced
  • Gross capacity: 350 MW
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