Indonesia Invites Bids for Solar as well as Bioenergy Projects

Dec 18, 2020 05:21 PM ET
  • Indonesia's state-owned utility, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), has actually invited proposals from programmers for solar and also bioenergy (biomass and also biogas) projects in the nation.
Indonesia Invites Bids for Solar as well as Bioenergy Projects

The prospective buyers will need to satisfy the pre-qualification standards to participate in the bidding process. Bidders ought to be from Indonesia or any country with polite connections with Indonesia.

Interested prospective buyers will certainly have to pay an enrollment quantity of Rp 2.5 million (~$176) to participate in the tender. No deadline for submitting quotes has actually been stated. According to the news, PLN will consistently carry out the examination procedure.

The prospective buyer should have efficiently carried out at least one independent project, design, procurement, and also building and construction (EPC) agreement, or an operation & upkeep (O&M) agreement in the last 10 years. The project should have remained in successful procedure for a minimum of one year.

Relating to the monetary criteria, the interested celebrations will certainly have to prepare their financial credit report ratings report from S&P Global Ratings, Moody's, or Fitch. The invite released to the effective bidders will certainly stand for 3 years for solar and also bioenergy projects.

Lately, the Asian Development Bank approved a $600 million financing to aid PLN increase electrical power accessibility, and advertise renewable resource in eastern Indonesia. The 2nd phase of the Sustainable Energy Access in Eastern-Indonesia Electricity Grid Development Program supports PLN's initiatives to expand electricity accessibility and also improve service reliability in nine provinces in Kalimantan's external regions Maluku, and Papua in eastern Indonesia. ADB has actually additionally authorized a car loan of $300 million (~ 22.4 billion) to help PT Geo Dipa Energy (GDE), an Indonesian state-owned business, to increase its geothermal base by 110 MW in Java, an island of Indonesia.

In October this year, the Indonesian Government announced that it was set to present guidelines to streamline renewable resource tariffs, which would encourage higher financial investment in the sector. The nation has actually laid out to accomplish 23% renewable resource usage by 2025 and 31% by 2050. The federal government presently anticipates only 2.5 GW of additional sustainable power capability by 2025 while the need is for round 10 GW between 2019-2025 to reach the power mix target.

Previously, Mercom reported that Masdar (or the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) signed a power acquisition agreement (PPA) with PLN for a 145 MW floating solar project, the very first of its kind in the country.