Mitra Energi Batam - Overview

Medco Power Indonesia owns 64% shares in the company which is the operator of a gas-fired power plant with a capacity of 2x27.75 MW and plans to add a combined cycle 22 MW and 8 MW chiller to increase efficience and capacity, currently supplying electricity to local industries and housing in Batam. The electricity is generated by two gas turbine generators with advanced, computerized control systems, enabling the operator to accurately monitor the overall performance of the power plant and ensure its effectiveness and reliability.

The power plant benefits from an effective and efficient management system, with a lean organizational structure, allowing management to maintain intensive communications and to quickly respond to prevailing conditions, in order to maintain an uninterrupted supply of electricity. The plant is supported by highly skilled and professional employees with 5-to-20 years experience in various related fields, including electrical power generation, electronic control systems, and plant maintenance.

With a high growth of electricity demand in average between 15% to 20% annually, makes Batam the highest electricity growth in the country. In 2003, the state-owned electricity company PLN Batam and MedcoEnergi started to invest in power plants, which used natural gas as energy source. The company’s first gas-fired power plant project in Batam was Mitra Energy Batam 55.5 MW (2x27.75 MW) located in Panaran I. Commercially operated since October 2004, the productivity level currently approaching 92% of total capacity.

  • MPI’s first plant on the Batam island:
    • Simple Cycle Rolls-Royce Aero-Derivative RB211
    • Capacity of 2 X 27.75 MW
  • Zero accident Since 2004 until today


Project name MEB Combine Cycle Add On Project                                                     
Capacity             : Chiller 8 MW + CC 22 MW
Location : Panaran, Batam Island, Indonesia
Fuel : Exhaust from simple cycle plant
Technology : HRSG + Steam turbine + Generator
EPC : Mitsui - Hyundai, with construction period : 22 Months