PLN Sells Electric 129 MVA

By : Ahmad Fadli Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, November 08 2017 - 17:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - PT PLN (Persero) signed a power sale with 10 customers located in East Java, NTB and NTT with a total power of 129 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA).

Head of Corporate Communications Unit of PLN I Made Suprateka in a press release here on Tuesday (7/11/2017) stated that the signing of a cooperation agreement and electricity purchase agreement (SPJBTL) with 10 customers is held in Senggigi, West Lombok.

The signing made with each General Manager of PLN was witnessed by East Java Regional Business Director, East Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara PLN Djoko R Abumanan.

On that occasion, PLN Distribution East Java signed a sale of 107.4 MVA with five customers namely Industrial Area Probolinggo, PT Wilmar Nabati Indonesia, and PT Aplus Pasific in Gresik, PT Meta Adhya Tirta Umbulan and PT Megah in Pasuruan.

Then, PLN West Nusa Tenggara region signed with four customers of fishpond, health and education sector with a total power of 1.7 MVA.

Among these are the General Hospital of Mataram City and the Polytechnic of Lombok Tourism in Mataram City, PT Rhaee Royal Vannanei in Sumbawa, and UD Sulindo Persada in Bima.

Meanwhile, PLN East Nusa Tenggara Region signed SPJBTL with PT Gulf Mangan "smelter" company, which plans to install a new 20 MVA.

"The 35,000 MW program is beginning to feel the result, the electricity system, especially in Nusa Tenggara is now surplus. Electricity is also being absorbed. Today, we sign SPJBTL especially with business and industry customers, hope it will positively affect the economic growth in society." said Djoko.

He added that currently the availability of electricity in Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara is in surplus condition.

In East Java, PLN has a reserve of 2,063 MW with a peak load of 5,197 MW.

Meanwhile, PLN Bali has 512 MW power reserve with peak load of 773 MW.

For NTB has 74.01 MW power reserves with peak load of 351.48 MW and NTT has a power reserve of 36.95 MW with a peak load of 152.57 MW.

According to Djoko, the availability of power is PLN's commitment to continue to support the availability of electricity in the country.

"The availability of electricity is also expected to encourage the emergence of new industries and businesses in areas that will improve the welfare of the community," he said.

Meanwhile, Made added on the same occasion, PLN also provides assistance in the form of educational transformers to Sumbawa University of Technology (UTS).

"This transformer is expected to help the learning process in UTS," he said.

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