Indonesian group PT Wijaya Karya to build thermal power plant in East Timor

11 February 2011

Jakarta, Indonesia, 11 Feb – Indonesian construction group PT Wijaya Karya (Wika) has announced a contract worth US$16.9 million to build a thermal power plant in East Timor according to The Jakarta Post.

The Wika group chief executive, Bintang Perbowo, said that the plant, which will have a production capacity of between 50 and 100 megawatts, would be built by subsidiary PT Wika Insan Pertiwi.

Perbowo also said that the group would build a diesel-fired 50 megawatt power plant in Pesanggaran, Bali, costing an estimated US$61 million.

In East Timor, China Nuclear Industry 22nd Construction is building a power plant, under the terms of a contract worth US$360 million, which includes extending the electricity grid to almost the whole country. (macauhub)