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Power-Plant-dan-BaliFinland’s Wartsila said it has secured an order from a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned PLN to help build a 200MW power plant that will be the country’s largest when it is fully operational by May 2015.

Wartsila will lead PT Pembangunan Perumahan (Persero) Tbk (PT PP), one of Indonesia’s largest construction contractors, in a consortium to build PT Indonesia Power’s Pesanggaran Bali power plant to meet Bali Island’s rising electricity demand.

The plant will supply electricity to Bali’s sub system grid when it begins operating from December 2014. Operating on Wartsila’s modern combustion engine technology, the plant will be powered by 12 of its 50DF dual-fuel engines feeding mostly on natural gas with the flexibility to swtich to conventional heavy fuel oil when needed.

The Helsinki-based firm said the order strengthens its position as one of the world’s leading suppliers of large gas and multi-fuel power plants of up to…

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