Manjung Coal-Fired Power Plant In Perak

Manjung Coal-Fired Power Plant In Perak

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Published Date:
January 1, 1970
About Project

The Manjung Plant is a steam turbine power plant that is used for baseload, running on dual-fuel having its primary fuel the sub-bituminous. In case of a shortage of the sub-bituminous, the plant can also run on bituminous. The energy is produced from Lekir Bulk Terminal Jetty.

LOCATION    :  Malaysia

SERVICE         :  Construction Management

VALUE              :  USD 1.8 Billion

SIZE                    :  2,100 MW

CLIENT            :  Tenaga National Berhad

TYPE                 :  Energy


It was built on 254 ha of the 320 ha of reclaimed land from the island of Perak.  Of the 254ha, 70ha was for assigned for the construction of the power plant and 175ha for the ash pond. The rest was utilized for the terminal facilities.

During 2000, Kingston was responsible for delivering the Manjung coal-fired power plant in Perak/Malaysia, producing up to 2,100 MW from its three 700 MW units. The Plant is sited on a man-made island off the coast of Perak, which facilitates coal imports. The total cost of the project was approximately US$ 1.8 billion.

A consortium formed by ABB Alstrom Power Plants Ltd and Peremba Construction was selected as the project’s engineering, procurement, and construction contractor.