PT Bekasi Power Continues to Negotiate With PLN That PLTGU Can Operate Normally

By : Ridwan And Aldo Bella Putra | Sunday, February 18 2018 - 16:00 IWST

PLTGU PT Bekasi Power (Ist)
PLTGU PT Bekasi Power (Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, PT Bekasi Power, a subsidiary of PT Kawasan Industri Jababeka Tbk (KIJA) continues its efforts to negotiate with PT PLN (Persero) for the Steam Power Plant (PLTGU) operated to return to normal operation.

PLTGU Bekasi Power since early 2018 is treated as a cold reserve or just sends 0 KWh (reserve shutdown) by Load Control Center of PT PLN (Persero).

Budianto Liman as President Director of Jababeka, said to discuss the issue of reserve shutdown, Bekasi Power and PLN had met on February 9, 2018. However, the meeting has not produced results as expected for PLTGU to operate normally again.

"The impact of the incident (reserve shutdown), Bekasi Power's earnings will decrease significantly, although gross profit is maintained well, so it can cover the operational expenses," said Budianto in Jakarta, some time ago.

The power plant managed by Bekasi Power recorded the largest contribution to Jababeka's revenues. Based on the nine-month financial statements of 2017, Bekasi Power's power plants contributed Rp1.15 trillion or 49.3% of Jababeka's total revenue of Rp2.34 trillion.

Based on the cooperation agreement (PKS) for 20 years, Bekasi Power as the holder of electricity power supply license for the integrated public interest still get the payment or compensation from PLN on the basis of take or pay the readiness of the plant at the cost of PLTGU capacity.

Jababeka Management revealed that during five years of operation of PLTGU, Bekasi Power always follow the MCC and obey the provisions in force. PLTGU Bekasi Power in Cikarang, West Java recorded 108 megawatt (MW) -118,8 MW electricity. Electrical energy is to meet the needs of PLN electricity and business areas Bekasi Power through the repurchase scheme.

"However, since the beginning of 2018, Bekasi Power was asked by the Load Control Center (P2B) of PLN to send zero KWh or known as reserve shutdown," said Budianto.

Bekasi Power is declared commercially operated since the issuance of commercial operation date (COD) certificate on January 5, 2013. PLTGU Bekasi Power sends power generated according to the loading order from P2B PLN.

In the COD certificate, it is stated that the minimum load of PLTGU Bekasi Power is 108 MW and maximum 118.8 MW which is the capacity of the contract with the availability of the average availability per year of 90% of the contract capacity.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Ketua Umum Kadin Rosan Roeslani

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 23:05 WIB

Kadin Agrees to Export Needs to be Encouraged to Overcome the Widening of CAD

Chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), Rosan Roeslani said, an increase in exports should be encouraged to overcome the widening of the current account deficit…

Shell (Ist)

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 23:00 WIB

Shell is the First International Lubricant with SNI Certification

In order to support the growth of lubricants in Indonesia, PT Shell Indonesia launches Shell lubricant products with Indonesian Lubricants Standard (SNI) certification.

Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs (Photo: onenews)

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 22:52 WIB

Asian Games Contingent Will Be Taken to Smesco Enjoy Shopping Tourism

The 2018 Asian Games contest that wants to shop will be invited to Smesco Indonesia. The home for superior products of SMEs in the country was chosen as one of four shopping tourism destinations…

Rupiah

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 22:41 WIB

Rupiah Continues to Weak, Economist Experts Ask the Government to Do a Strategy to Reduce Business Actors' Turmoil

The impact of the economic crisis that hit a number of countries in Europe affected the rupiah exchange rate against the United States dollar (US), even a number of countries in Southeast Asia…

PT Intiland Development Tbk (DILD) (Foto:beritasatu)

Rabu, 15 Agustus 2018 - 20:31 WIB

Intiland Development posted IDR142 billion in net profit

Property developer PT Intiland Development Tbk posted a net profit of Rp142 billion in the first half of 2018, down 39.2 percent compared to the same period in the previous year of Rp234 billion.