Toshiba wins major order in Indonesia
Toshiba Corporation announced that it has won an order to supply two 1,000 MW ultra-supercritical steam turbines and generators (STG), main transformers and related equipment and a 500 kV gas insulated switchgear (GIS) for Tanjung Jati B coal-fired power plant Unit 5 and 6 expansion project in Indonesia. Toshiba will start delivery of main equipment to the project site from 2019. The plant will commence commercial operation in 2021, and its output capacity will number it among Indonesia’s largest plants. The project will add two 1,000 MW ultra-supercritical power plants on a site adjacent to the existing Units 1 to 4. Indonesia is the fourth-largest global coal producer and coal remains a major source to provide electricity to a large percentage of the country’s population. The Indonesian government aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 29 per cent in 2019 by requiring coal-fired power producers to use clean coal and low-emissions technology.