Metso Corporation's press release on November 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. local time
Metso will supply PT Cikarang Listrindo in Babelan outside Jakarta in Indonesia with two power boilers with a total capacity of 270 MWe. The delivery will also include a Metso DNA control system. The investment will increase the company's electricity production by approximately 30 %. The plant will be commissioned in 2016. The value of the order is approximately EUR 100 million.
The order is a major breakthrough for Metso to the power generation industry in Indonesia. PT Cikarang Listrindo selected Metso due to their expertise and ability to supply quality solutions fit for local needs.
"I am very glad that we have concluded the tender evaluation process by appointing Metso as contractor. We are very pleased with the discussions we have had with the well-experienced Metso team on how to meet our local needs. We can now all focus and work on the project and to have it completed in a timely manner and to all our satisfaction," says EC P'ng, PT Cikarang Listrindo's Technical Director.
Cikarang and surrounding estates form an industrial area with many factories that require stable power supply. In the last 20 years, PT Cikarang Listrindo's customer base has increased on a steady basis. As a result, the company decided to increase their power production capacity.
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter 2012 orders received and the control system in Automation fourth quarter 2012 orders received.
PT Cikarang Listrindo, a power company, engages in electricity generation and distribution to industrial estates in Indonesia. The company started their operations in 1992 with a capacity of 76 MWe and has since grown to its current capacity of 755 MWe. PT Cikarang Listrindo supplies to industrial customers as well as the National Power Grid.
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