Jacobs wins job on 110-MW geothermal project in Indonesia

February 22 (Renewables Now) - US professional services provider Jacobs (NYSE:J) announced today it will serve as a subsurface project management consultant in relation to a 110-MW geothermal power plant expansion project in Indonesia.

Jacobs got a contract from PT Geo Dipa Energi (Persero), or GDE, for the expansion of the Dieng and Patuha geothermal power plants in Java from the current combined capacity of 110 MW to 220 MW.

The US company’s job includes conducting the geoscientific study of the geothermal resource, including the review of conceptual reservoir model and development strategy, well targeting, geological prognosis, and well programming, alongside the development of the drilling strategy and drilling risk mitigation.

According to the announcement, these geothermal power plants are the first of their type to be financed by the Asian Development Bank under a direct lending scheme.

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