Paiton Phase 3 PowerPlant in Indonesia Starts Commercial Operation

27 March 2012 - GDF SUEZ and International Power (70% owned by GDF SUEZ) are pleased to announce that Paiton 3, a highly efficient 815MW coal-fired power plant in Indonesia, has started commercial operation.

Paiton 3, located on Java Island, will be the first super-critical coal unit in Indonesia and the largest generating unit on the Java-Bali grid. The output from Paiton 3 will be supplied to PT PLN (Persero), the Indonesian state utility, under a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
International Power owns 40.5% of PT Paiton Energy, which owns and operates the Paiton plants, including the existing Paiton units with a total capacity of 1,280MW. The other shareholders in PT Paiton Energy are Mitsui & Co., Ltd (40.5%), The Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc (TEPCO) (14%) and PT Batu Hitam Perkasa (5%).
Notes to Editors
International Power is one of the leading independent power producers in Indonesia with 2,095MW (gross) of operating assets. The Company recently signed 30-year PPAs for two 220MW geothermal projects and also entered into a joint venture agreement in 2011 for the development of the 220MW Rantau Dedap geothermal project in the South Sumatra Province.
Other plants under construction in Asia are located in Singapore, Thailand and Pakistan.
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