Fact Sheet: Minister of EMR Inaugurates Excess Power Steam Power Plant (PLTU) Tanjung Bara and Fodder Factory PT. Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) Thursday, March 8, 2018 8

  • 2018.03.08 Thursday
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EMR Communications Team


Fact Sheet:

Minister of EMR Inaugurates Excess Power Steam Power Plant (PLTU) Tanjung Bara and Fodder Factory PT. Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC)


Kutai Timur, March 8, 2013

1. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ignatius Jonan, today Thursday (8/3), inaugurated the Excess Power Project of Steam Power Plant (PLTU) Tanjung Bara (3 x 18) MW owned by PT. Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) in East Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan.


2. Inauguration of Excess Power PLTU Tanjung Bara as the Government's effort to encourage the supply of electricity more evenly so that can be enjoyed by the community at an affordable price.


3. The existence of this excess power provides multiplayer effect to the community in the area around PLTU Tanjung Bara, one of which is able to illuminate Sangata City as many as 25,578 head of family.


4. The 3x18 MW project was built in October 2011 with an investment of USD 150 million. The presence of Excess Power is complete the capacity of PLTU Tanjung Bara previously 2X5 MW so that the capacity of PLTU Tanjung Bara to 64 MW.


5. From total capacity, 30 MW is used for electricity needs in the environment of PT. KPC (captive power) and the remaining 34 MW are excess power where 18 MW of them have been contracted or traded to State Electric Company (PLN).


6. In order to produce excess power, this plant needs about 256,122 tons of coal per year with a calorific value of 4700 GAR (Gross Air Received).


7. PT KPC is expected to develop its generating capacity to supplement East Kutai's power supply in particular and East Kalimantan Province in general in line with the development of 150 kV interconnection distribution network built by PLN.


8. One of the efforts taken is to develop a network of power distribution cables to reach remote operating areas that still use diesel-powered generators around coal mining.


9. On the same occasion, Minister Jonan also inaugurated a small-scale fodder factory in  cattle farm integrated  (Peternakan Sapi Terpadu (PESAT))  with a production capacity of 2 tons per day owned by PT. KPC as one form of Community Social Responsibility (CSR).


10. PESAT built in 2009 as one of the post-mining land utilization program located in the Utilization Zone in improving the welfare of the community.


11. The existence of PESAT can meet the needs of concentrate fodder in Kutai Timur and reduce the price of concentrate fodder that has been purchased from Java so that the price becomes cheaper.


12. Beneficiaries of the existence of PEKAT on the upstream side are 10 farmer groups, 2 educational facilitator services, 2 BUMD (Village Owned Enterprise) and 2 providers of beef cattle as well as 4 local workers at the stage of the production process. While the downstream beneficiaries are 5 groups of poultry, 10 groups of cattle, marketing services, and 2 catering service institutions.