JAKARTA (Yosefardi) – PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) has won tender of geothermal project in Gunung Lawu with capacity of 165 megawatts (MW), offered by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Resources (ESDM).
Pertamina offers the lowest price of electricity, at US$10 cent per kilowatt hour (kWh), lower than US$14.6 cent set by the government.
Gunung Lawu geothermal project is targeted to commence operation by 2022. The investment for exploration of this project reaches US$50 million.
Gunung Lawu has geothermal resources of 195 MW.