Black & Veatch has been appointed as the owner’s engineer by P.T. Cirebon Energi Prasarana. “We are playing a critical role in helping the owner prepare the project for construction and are focusing on overseeing the contractors’ performance as well as the quality of equipment supplied,” said Tariq Aziz, director, south Asia, power generation services, Black & Veatch.

“Our role includes review of the engineering design documents, carrying out shop inspections in person and monitoring the delivery of key components throughout the supply chain.”

The expansion of the existing facility with a 1,000 MW coal-fired ultra-supercritical (USC) unit will serve as a key base-load generation asset for Indonesia’s power grid as part of the government’s 35,000-MW expansion plan.