Home Purwakarta Cirata Lake Tourist Resort
Cirata is well known as a potential power plant, which has 62km width and maximum height of 220 m above the sea level and surrounded by the hills. Hydro power plant industry of West Java (Pikitrdro Jabar) is one of State-owned Electricity Company (PLN) which has developed Cirata Power Plant project which produces 1008 MW electricity and can generate electricity of 1428 million kilowatt/year.
When we travel to Plered from Purwakarta, we can reach Cirata in 40 minutes for 15km distance. On the way to Cirata, we can find Peuyeum Bendul (fermented cassava from Bendul) trade center and other typical food from Purwakarta, ceramics industry center, and also enjoy the beautiful nature scenery in Plered.
Cirata Lake has 8 turbines and one central building/Power House which has 4 floors situated in the underground side and operated by a switchyard control room 2km from each generator machine in power house. The powerhouse and the turbines have been the most attractive things for the visitor.