Tarahan power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indonesiacoal}}The Tarahan power station is a 200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia.[1] A further 300 MW has been proposed.


The project is located in Katibung, Lampung Selatan, Sumatra, Indonesia.

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The power station is owned and operated by Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), the national electricity utility owned by the Indonesian government.[1]

Proposed Expansion

In June 2019 it was announced that PT PLN Persero would build a 300-MW expansion at the Tarahan power station.[2] In November 2019 Lampung Governor Arinal Djunaidi stated that construction of the expansion was part of a plan to reach 100% electrification for Lampung.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: PT PLN Persero
  • Parent company: PT PLN Persero
  • Location: Katibung, Lampung Selatan, Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Coordinates: -5.5212074,105.3534773 (exact)
  • Status: Units 1-2: Operating; Unit 3: Announced
  • Gross Capacity: Unit 1: 100 MW; Unit 2: 100 MW; Unit 3: 300 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Projected in service: Unit 3: 2008; Unit 4: 2007; Unit 5: 2022
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 PLTU Tarahan Unit 3 dan 4, Teras Lampung, Mar. 11, 2014
  2. PLN Lampung Akan Bangun Dua Pembangkit Dengan Kapasitas 500 MW, rri.co.id, Jun. 25, 2019
  3. [Arinal Djunaidi Pertumbuhan Listrik Lampung Tertinggi se-Sumatra], Republika, Nov. 12, 2019

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