AES to Invest $400M on Biomass Power Projects

Britainís Applied Energy Services (AES) plans to build 20 units of biomass power plants with a total investment of $400 million, Asia Pulse reported Friday (14/12/07).

Each unit will have a generating capacity of 10 to 15 MW, president and chief executive officer of AES Paul Hanrahan said.

AES will, in cooperation with state-owned electricity company PLN, start constructing a unit in Tababan, Bali, next year, to be operational in 2009, Hanrahan said.

PLN will buy the power to be produced by the plant with the basic material - rice husks - to be supplied by PT Agrorini, he said.
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