PT Inalum Completes Siguragura Hydroelectric Turbine Engine Replacement

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Friday, December 08 2017 - 20:30 IWST

PT Indonesia Asahan Alumunium (Inalum)
PT Indonesia Asahan Alumunium (Inalum)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Toba Samosir- PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminum (Inalum) Persero ensures the replacement of four turbines of Siguragura hydroelectric turbine complete in 2018.

"Overhaul is done to ensure the maximum output 'output' power can be maximized," said Inalum Director Carry F Mumbunan, while reviewing the Siguragura hydro power plant in Paritohan, Toba Samosir regency, North Sumatra yesterday.

According to Carry, the total capacity of the Siguragura hydropower plant reaches 286 MW or 4x71.5 MW.

He explained, gradually "overhauled" Siguragura hydropower has been done since 2007. "Three machines have been completed, only one more is scheduled to be completed in 2018," he said.

Since it was inaugurated in June 1983, the Siguragura power plant uses the latest technology from Thosiba, Japan.

Meanwhile, Deputy of GM Power Operator & Civil Inalum Antoni O. Galingging said the company built and operated two hydropower plants namely Siguragura and PLTA Tangga located in Paritohan, Toba Samosir regency, North Sumatra Province.

PLTA Ladder capacity of 316 MW or 4x79,2 MW using Mitsubishi turbine engine technology, Japan.

These two power stations are operated by utilizing the water of the Asahan River that flows Lake Toba water into the Malacca Strait, so the total electricity generated depends on the water level of Lake Toba.

"This is why the overhaul is done continuously so that the generating machines are maintained, the prime capacity because it uses more water-efficient technology," he said.

The electricity generated from both plants is allocated to Inalum aluminum plant in Kuala Tanjung, Batu Bara District, North Sumatra.

Siguragura hydroelectric power transmission and Hydroelectric Power Plant to Kuala Tanjung along the 120 km, through four districts of Tobasa, Asahan, Simalungun and Batubara. (Ant)

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