New Zealand’s Hawkins together with Indonesia’s Banguan Cipta Kontractor has been awarded the contract to build two geothermal power plants in the southeast Asian country.
The Lumut Balai and Karaha geothermal power stations are both owned by state-owned Pertamina Geothermal Energy.
Lumut Balai is located in south-west Sumatra on a remote site some 1,300m above sea level. Hawkins has been appointed to design, procure and construct the civil and building services work to the power plant plus the installation of all Toshiba supplied power plant equipment. The contract also includes the commission of all above ground steamfield activities. The project period is 24 months from January 2015.
The Karaha power plant is located in West Java, 1,200m above sea level and is also a design, procurement and construction services contract to house the Alstom supplied power plant equipment as well as commissioning all above ground steamfield activities. The project will last around 23 months from January 2015.