Indonesia energy ministry auctions Gunung Wilis geothermal WK

JAKARTA ( – Director General for New, Renewable and Energy Conservation at the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry (ESDM) has launched the pre-qualification process for Gunung Wilis geothermal Working Area (WK).

Gunung Wilis WK is located in five Regencies in East Java, namely Nganjuk, Kediri, Tulungagung, Ponorogo and Madiun.

Those who can participate in the pre-qualification process are those that have experience in geothermal, upstream oil and gas, mining and minerals or power plant development.

The government sets registration on Oct. 4 – 27, 2016. The registration can be done through online, through the office’ website:, beginning from Oct. 5, 2016.

Key Facts of Gunung Wilis WK:

– WK Name: Gunung Wilis
– Location : Nganjuk, Kediri, Tulungagung, Ponorogo and Madiun Regencies, East Java
– Estimated reserves : 50 MW
– Area of the WK : 20,840 hectares
– Estimated reservoir temperature 200 degree (geothermometer)
– Planned capacity of the power plant: 2×10 MW
– Scheme: Total project
– Highest reference price : 15.9 cent US$/kWh), Energy Ministry ministerial decree no. 17, 2014.
– Commercial Operation Date (COD) target : 2025.
– Tender number: 01/10.10/WKP-9/KESDM/2016


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