Timor-2 power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Timor-2 power station is a 50 megawatt (MW) power plant proposed in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The power station was originally planned as a 2 x 50 MW coal-fired plant, but is now planned as a 1 x 50 MW plant operating on alternative fuel sources.


The 2017-2026 long-range plan shows the plant located on the southern tip of the West Timor island.[1]

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Background on Plant

In the 2016-2025 long range plan, the project is shown at 2 x 50 MW. According to the plan, the project was previously 2 x 25 MW. It was delayed from 2022/23 to 2023/24.[2] The long-range plan for 2018-2027 delays the plant to some time after 2027.[3] In the 2019-2028 long-range plan Unit 1 is scheduled for 2027 and Unit 2 is not listed, suggesting that it is cancelled.[4]

In June 2021, the Indonesian government announced that it would no longer allow construction of coal-fired power stations after 2025 and updated its plans for many coal-fired projects under development. The Timor-2 power station is now planned to be powered by a mixture of energy sources, including gas and renewable energy, and excluding coal, with a target commercial operation date of 2026[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor:
  • Parent company:
  • Location: East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -10.3573816, 123.4593101 (approximate)
  • Status: Unit 1: Cancelled (converted to alternate fuel sources); Unit 2: Cancelled
  • Gross Capacity: 50 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: 2026
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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