PT Medco Power Indonesia (MPI), engaged in the power sector, will increase power supply up to 275 megawatt in Riau. Its unit, PT Medco Ratch Power Riau has appointed Lotte Engineering & Construction as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the Riau 275 MW Combine Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) on August. Medco Ratch is a consortium of MPI and Thailand power company, Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding PCL.
The Riau CCPP which valued at US$290 million will be built in the development plan area of Tenayan Industrial Estate, Pekanbaru City. This power plant is expected to start operating in the second quarter of 2021. Currently, this CCPP 275 MW project is part of the National Strategic Project of Indonesia.