The companies will jointly build the plant in Tanjung Enim, which has power generation capacity of 1,240 megawatts from two units, at the end of 2012, Bukit Asam said in a statement to the stock exchange today. The Banko Tengah power plant is scheduled to start operation in 2016, Bukit Asam said.
Bukit Asam will supply 5.4 million tons a year of coal with gross calorific value of 4,200 kilocalories per kilogram to Banko Tengah facility, the company said.
China Huadian, which will finance the project, has a 55 percent share in the project, and Bukit Asam owns the remaining 45 percent stake, it said.
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