According to Malaysia’s Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Tawau Green Energy  Sendirian Berhad’s 30 MW geothermal power plant in the Apas Kiri area will commence operations in 2016. The project costing RM 506 million is being developed as the first phase of a 100 MW geothermal power complex. The plant will sell its output to state utility Sabah Electricity at a fixed tariff of RM 0.21 per kWh under a 21-year power purchase agreement.