Second Unit of POWR Power Station is Ready to Supply Cikarang Industrial Estate

By : Ridwan And Aldo Bella Putra | Tuesday, September 26 2017 - 21:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Cikarang, PT Cikarang Listrindo Tbk (POWR) confirmed that the second unit of the company's power plant has reached the milestone by successfully generating electricity and has entered the grid.

Corporate Secretary of POWR, Christanto Pranata through press release, Tuesday (26/9/2017) said, with the operation of this unit, the company will have a total installed capacity of 1.144MW, thus increasing the ability to improve the quality of its services in meeting customer demand from five industrial areas in Cikarang.

"This achievement represents a new milestone in the company's history as it is a new generation type.We are also satisfied with the results of the operations of these two power generation units and are grateful for the good performance and support of all employees, contractors, suppliers, government institutions and all stakeholders" he said.

According to him, the success of the second unit in generating electricity is an important step forward for the company to always be able to provide the best and reliable electric power in serving the electricity needs of the industrial area customers.

For information, currently the first unit of coal-fired power plants has been operating with base load capacity. The electrical energy generated by coal-fired power plants in Babelan is flowed into industrial estates with 150 kV transmission lines spanning 30 km and supported by 101 transmission towers.

This transmission split into 7 sub-districts and 13 villages in Bekasi district and in the selection of equipment, POWR's coal-fired power plant uses the highest quality equipment from international reliable suppliers. For steam generators, the company uses a boiler with Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) technology supplied by Valmet Technologies Oy (Valmet). Valmet is a leading supplier of boilers from Finland and has 220 years of industry experience.

While the CFB technology is a relatively newer technology developed since 19851, compared to traditional Pulverized Coal (PC) boilers or boilers. The boiler is designed to produce low-emission burning, even lower than the standards required by the World Bank group and the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of Indonesia.

In addition, this boiler is also equipped with ESP (Electrostatic Precipitator) to reduce the emission of particles into the air. The Company uses steam turbines supplied by Siemens AG, Germany. Siemens is one of the leading producers of energy that produces reliable, high-tech products and has more than a century of experience and continues to develop continuously to improve its technology to become more reliable and efficient.

The Company has previously used Siemens steam turbines for combined cycle power plants in Jababeka since 2011 and the Company is satisfied with the performance of the steam turbine from Siemens, as it can result in proven performance and excellent service quality.

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