Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. (THPC), a Chinese subsidiary of Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, and Indonesian subsidiary PT. Toshiba Asia Pacific Indonesia (TAPI), are to manufacture four 105MW hydro turbines for the Kerinci Merangin hydroelectric plant in Sumatra Island, Indonesia.

Under the terms of the deal, awarded by Bukaka Group, THPC will work on the design and manufacturing of the hydro turbines at THPC’s operations in China, and TAPI will handle the dispatch of instructors for installation work on site, and offer online technical guidance so that the project can be carried out as planned without delays..

“I’m pleased that we received orders for hydro turbines and associated equipment for the Kerinci Hydropower Plant in Indonesia,” said Shinya Fujitsuka, Director and Senior Vice President of the Power Systems Division at Toshiba ESS. “Toshiba ESS will continue to contribute to supplying highly reliable equipment for hydropower plants all over the world in cooperation with local, reliable hubs in order to realize carbon-neutral electricity generation.”

THPC has received orders for hydropower plant equipment from the Bukaka Group continuously since 2016 for Indonesia’s four plants, including the Malea 1 Hydropower plant, which started commercial operation in July 2021.