ACWA Power and PERTAMINA New & Renewable Energy (PERTAMINA NRE), are developing core utilities supply for the Tuban Grass Root Refinery and Petrochemical Project. The agreement was signed by Dannif Danusaputro, CEO of PNRE and Paddy Padmanathan, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACWA Power, at the B20 Summit.

A refinery capable of producing aromatics and ethylene, the Tuban facility is located in Java. The scope of the JDA comprises development of a 575 MW power generation facility, a steam generation component with a capacity of 3,288 tonnes per hour; and a water desalination plant with a total capacity of 363,480 m3/day.

The Tuban GRR&P has been identified by the Indonesian government as a project of national strategic importance that will enable national energy security and advance the domestic petrochemical industry. ACWA Power’s power and water desalination plant for the Tuban GRR&P is expected to be operational by Q1 2027.