Fifty five companies had taken pre-qualification application of tender for the procurement of low rank coal amounting to 3.26 million tons/year. This coal supplies would be used to fuel the acceleration program of 10,000 megawatt of electricity in Java and outside Java. This was disclosed by Head of Primary Energy Unit of PLN Nasri Sebayang Friday [13/7].
He disclosed further that in the first week of August the companies should have submitted their application document for that said tender pre-qualification.
As known, the State Electric Company [PLN] openend tender for the procurement of Low Rank Coal amounting to 3.26 million tons/year.
In the effort to fill out deficit of coal LRC to fuel the Steam Powered Generators [PLTU] of the acceleration project and PUPTL Masterplan 2009-2010 PLN, the purchasing team [TP2B] invited coal mining companies or mining consortiums to join the pre qualification test in re procurement of low rank coals.
The procurement of coal was needed for the 20 year contract in a number of regions in Java and out side Java. The procurement of coal in Java would be channeled to Steam Powered Generator in West Java, whilst for outside Java it was for among others the Province of Nangroe Aceh Darussalam, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bangka Belitung, Riau Islands, and South Kalimantan.
To apply for the said tender, applicants might register starting from July 10 to 16, 2009 whilst the pre-qualification form could be obtained on July 13 to 17, 2009
Specially, the generators which were in need of low rank coal supplies were :
- Steam Powered Generators [PLTU] Pelabuhan Ratu: calorie level: 4,000-4,500 calorie/kg
- Steam powered Generator Nagan Raya, PLTU Pesisir, PLTU Bangka, PLTU Balitung, PLTU Bengkalis, PLTU Tarakan Baru, calorie level: 3.900-4,700 kkal/kg.
- Steam powered Generator, PLTU Asam Asam, PLTU Selat Panjang, and PLTU Tanjung Balai Karimun with calorie value 4,000-4,700 kkal/kg.