Takalar power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Takalar power station, also known as Punagaya FTP2 for "Punagaya Fast Track Program 2," is a 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant (2 x 100 MW) under development in South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.[1]


The map below shows the Takalar project, which is located immediately south of the Punagaya power station, in Bangkala District, Jeneponto Regency, South Sulawesi Province.

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Background on Plant

Takalar power station is a two-unit, 200-MW coal-fired power plant under development in South Sulawesi. The project is described in the PT PLN 2015-2024 long range supply plan as "Punagaya FTP 2."[2]

The project has been described as the first project to be undertaken under Fast Track Program Phase II. A construction contract has been signed. Construction is being handled by the Consortium of China Gezhouba Group Co., Ltd and PT Hutama. Financing is being provided by a Preferential Buyer's Credit from the Government of the People's Republic of China and the budget of PLN (APLN).[1]

A groundbreaking ceremony was held in May 2015.[3]

Unit 1 was commissioned in December 2017 and Unit 2 was commissioned in February 2018.[4]


Under the Preferential Buyer’s Credit agreement, China's Export-Import Bank is providing a loan of US$240 million. Indonesia is providing US$42.6 million in project funding.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: PT PLN Persero
  • Parent company: PT PLN Persero
  • Location: Punagaya village, Bangkala District, Jeneponto Regency, South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -5.6236347, 119.550822 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross Capacity: 200 MW (2 x 100 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: Unit 1: 2017; Unit 2: 2018
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  • Source of financing: US$240,983,647 in debt from China Ex-Im Bank; US$42,659,000 in equity from the Government of Indonesia[3]

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