Mitsubishi Hitachi Power System has started the construction work for the US$2 billion Cirebon expansion project to add a new 1GW coal-fired power plant in West Java Province, Indonesia. The project will see the expansion of the 660MW coal-fired Cirebon power station, located in Cirebon district, about 250km east of Jakarta. The power plant is currently operated by Marubeni. MHPS will construct the large-scale ultra-supercritical-pressure coal power plant on a full-turnkey basis in partnership with Toshiba Group and Hyundai Engineering & Construction.