The Wayang Windu Geothermal Power Station is the largest geothermal power plant in Indonesia. The facility utilizes two units, one with 110 MW and the other with 117 MW, totalling the installed capacity to 227 MW. The power station is located in Pangalengan, West Java, in Indonesia. An estimated cost of US$200 million was incurred in constructions and development.

Wayang Windu Geothermal Power Station
Location Pangalengan Indonesia
Coordinates 07°12′00″S 107°37′30″E / 7.2°S 107.625°E / -7.2; 107.625Coordinates: 07°12′00″S 107°37′30″E / 7.2°S 107.625°E / -7.2; 107.625
Owner Star Energy
Employees 1,500
Status Operational
Fuel Geothermal
Technology Steam turbine
Turbines 1 × 110MW
1 × 117MW
Installed capacity 227 MW
Commissioned 2000

Construction of Wayang Windu Unit II Geothermal Power Plant Inaugurated

The construction of geothermal power plant (PLTP) Wayang Windu Unit II officially inaugurated by Minister of Energy and Mineral resources, in Pangalengan, Bandung, in Saturday (26/8). The construction of this 110 MW power plant is expected to be completed in 2008 and will improve the security of power supply in the region.

According to Minister Purnomo, the reliability of power supply system in Java-Bali system is now improved following the construction of some new power plants in West Java including the Wayang Windu Unit II as well as the completion of the construction of 500 KV transmission southern line, stretching from Tasikmalaya in West Java to Jakarta. Minister Purnomo also added that the construction of Wayang Windu Unit II will be followed by the Wayang Windu Unit III with the same capacity of 110 MW. “The development of geothermal power plant will improve the security of power supply for West Java region” said Minister Purnomo.