Alstom to build 61 million euro geothermal plant in Indonesia

PARIS: Alstom will build a geothermal power plant in Indonesia under a 61 million euro ($69 million) deal with a subsidiary of PT Pertamina, the French industrial giant said Wednesday.

Indonesia, made up of thousands of islands stretching from the Indian to the Pacific Oceans, is home to some 130 volcanoes and is estimated to hold around 40 percent of the world’s geothermal potential.

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