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    PT Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power

    One of the largest developing geothermal projects in Indonesia. This project is located in Mandailing Natal Regency, North Sumatera Province. KS Orka acquired majority shares of the company in mid-2016 and since then the project has completed drilling program for 18 wells and confirmed at least 55 MW proven resources. The project aims to connect 45 MW power to PT PLN grid by end of September 2019.

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    PT Sokoria Geothermal Indonesia

    Sokoria geothermal power project is located in Ende, Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara Province. The project was stagnant before KS Orka acquired the majority shares in early 2017. Since then the project has completed exploration phase by conducting drilling for 5 wells and confirmed at least 10 MW resources. The project is currently in the construction for power plant for its first unit of 5 MW.

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    KS Orka Renewables

    KS Orka currently has three projects in Indonesia: two concession areas and one PSP+E area. We are aiming to develop 1000 MW by 2022 by applying our business model and technology.

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KS Orka is a project developer focusing exclusively on the development of geothermal resources. Our team has over 30 years of collective experience in developing, managing and financing geothermal energy and power projects.

KS ORKA acknowledges the potential of geothermal energy in Indonesia. Our vision in Indonesia is to deliver geothermal power in a clean, safe and responsible way for the benefit of the people of Indonesia. We do that by applying KS Orka’s innovative Incremental Business Model to develop and accelerate geothermal power projects, with a target of up to 1,000 MW in Indonesia by 2022.

KS Orka applies the modular power plant technology from Kaishan Manufacture, our sponsor, in our projects. The technology allows us to develop geothermal resources in more cost efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

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KS Orka is prioritizing the geothermal development in Indonesia and constantly looking for more opportunities to expand by applying its unique business model.

Within three years since mid-2016, KS Orka has acquired two concession areas with total potential 270 MW and one preliminary survey and exploration area with potential up to 110 MW.

By applying the Incremental Model, KS Orka is constantly looking for new opportunities to develop and expand in Indonesia with target of 1,000 MW by 2022.

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    August (2016)

    KS Orka acquired

    95%

    Shares of PT Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power

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    October (2016)

    1st

    Well drilling in Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power Plant

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    January (2017)

    95%

    Shares of PT Sokoria Geothermal Indonesia

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    March (2017)

    Well Testing began on Wellpad A, Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power Plant

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    August (2017)

    50MW

    PT SMGP submitted Feasibility Study Result to PT PLN and Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources confirming at least 50 MW proven resources based on drilling activities on Wellpad A

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    October (2017)

    1st

    Drilling of first well in Sokoria Geothermal Power Plant

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    November (2017)

    1st

    PT SMGP began construction of Power Plant for First Unit in Wellpad A

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    December (2017)

    Established and owned

    90%

    shares of PT Samosir Geothermal Power

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    February (2018)

    1st

    Well testing on Sokoria Geothermal Power Plant

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    June (2018)

    20 MW

    The construction of First Phase of Unit 1 Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power Plant for maximum 20 MW was completed

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    August (2018)

    18 Wells

    Were drilled on 5 wellpads on Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power Plant

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    August (2018)

    05 Wells

    Were drilled on 1 wellpad in sokoria geothermal power plant

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    February (2019)

    150 KV

    Transmission line connecting SMGP substation and PLN substation is ready

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    March (2019)

    SMGP and PLN signed agreement for PLN to provide

    30 MVA

    power for backfeeding

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    May (2019)

    The Feasibility Study result for Sokoria Geothermal project has been approved by the Minister or Energy & Mineral Resourcest

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    July (2019)

    SMGP is currently connecting

    15 MW

    power via 150 kV to PLN grid

     
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    KS Orka applies the modular power plant technology from Kaishan Manufacture, our sponsor, in our projects. The technology allows us to develop geothermal resources in more cost efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

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    Rombongan kementerian dan BUMN mengunjungi proyek panas bumi Sorik Marapi

    May 17, 2018

    Rombongan kementerian dan BUMN mengunjungi proyek panas bumi Sorik Marapi.

    Representatives from the Office of the Vice Presidential Secretariat, 3 (three) Ministries and 3 (three) State-Owned Enterprises visited the Geothermal Power Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power project on Tuesday, 8May 2018 to study the progress of the project which is now preparing to connect electricity to the area of Mandailing Natal and surrounding areas.

    Representative of the office of the Vice Presidential Secretariat, Mr. Muhammad Abduh, expressed his pride that Sorik Marapi geothermal project has progressed very rapidly in the last two years. He is optimistic that this project can continue to grow and become one of the important energy projects in Indonesia.

    The Ministries participating in this visit include the Coordinating Ministry for the Economy represented by the Assistant Deputy of Infrastructure for Energy, Ministry of Finance represented by the Director of Risk Management of State Finance, Mr. Brahmantio Isdijoso and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, represented by the Head of Sub Directorate of Geothermal Supervision , EBTKE, Mr. Budi Herdiyanto.

    In the meantime, representatives of BUMNs present were Head of New Renewable Energy Division of PT PLN (Persero), Mr. Zulfikar, President Director of PT Geodipa Energi (Persero), Mr. Riki F. Ibrahim and head of Planning and Development Division of PT SMI (Persero), Mr. Adi Pranasatrya.

    In the last two years since KS Orka took over majority shares of PT Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power (PT SMGP), the project has progressed rapidly by completing the exploration stage and confirmed the existence of around 50 MW of Geothermal reserves in the Sorik Marapi concession area. This year PT SMGP plans to connect electricity to the PLN network of at least 15 MW. This plan is expected to help improve the electricity network performance in Mandailing Natal and surrounding areas.

    Dirjen Panas Bumi Kunjungi PT.SMGP

    May 17, 2018

    Dirjen Panas Bumi Kunjungi PT.SMGP

    MANDAILING NATAL (Waspada):Dirjen EBTKE Kementerian ESDM RI, Ida Nuryatin Finahari melakukan kunjungan ke PLTP yang dibangun PT. Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power (SMGP) di Desa Purba Lama, Kecamatan Lembah Sorik Marapi, Kabupaten Mandailing Natal (Madina), Jumat (24/2).

    Selain mengadakan pertemuan dengan managemen PT. SMGP, Ida Nuryatin dan rombongan juga mengadakan kunjungan lapangan ke titik pengeboran dan ke sejumlah fasilitas penting perusahaan untuk memastikan aktifitas perusahaan panas bumi berjalan dengan baik sesuai tahapan semestinya.

    Pada kesempatan dialog dengan Waspada, Ida Nuryatin mengatakan PLTP PT. SMGP merupakan perusahaan tambang panas bumi dengan kapasitas terbesar di Indonesia setelah tambang panas bumi yang ada di Sarulla Kabupaten Tapanuli Utara. Karena itu pihak kementerian ESDM menaruh perhatian khusus terhadap perkembangan tambang panas bumi (PT. SMGP) yang sangat potensial.

    Tidak saja memberikan dampak positif dengan mampu merekrut tenaga kerja ribuan orang di sekitar wilayah kerja pertambangan (WKP), perusahaan panas bumi ini ditargetkan dapat mulai produksi pada bulan Maret 2018, dan tahap I dapat mulai produksi pada bulan September 2018 sebesar 20 MW.