27 May State Electricity Company connecting electricity to top 10 biggest consumer in Bangka Belitung
General Manager of the Pacific Islands Regional PLN signed a memorandum of understanding with the leaders of the Pacific Islands BCA. (Antara Photo / Tri Mustika Hardi)
Electricity connection to 10 big customers we are doing to promote economic growth through the provision of electricity.
Pangkalpinang (Between Babel) – PT PLN Territory of the Pacific Islands until May 2016 been connecting electricity ten industrial and business customers with a total capacity of 2.6 mega volt ampere (MVA).
“Electricity connection to 10 big customers we are doing to promote economic growth through the provision of electricity,” said General Manager of PLN Territory of the Pacific Islands, Rustamadji in Pangkalpinang, Thursday (26/5).
All 10 industrial customers and the business, PT Tinindo Internusa, CV Three Sekawan, PT Sanjaya Fisherindo, PT Belitung Industry SJTR, PT Alter Abadi Tbk, PT Nippindo Kaolin Abadi, PT Tommy Utama, PT Belitung Kaolin Murni, BES Tower and BCA.
“We continually strive to help encourage investment in the Pacific Islands through the ease of getting electricity supply. At this point we continue to assess the needs of industry and business. Investors do not hesitate to come to PLN to get electricity,” he said.
He said the overall electricity for as many as 84 customers already connected to business and industry in the Pacific Islands region with a total capacity of 64.5 MVA.
“Until the end of 2016, PT PLN is targeting an additional 50 MVA to 65 MVA industrial customers and to business customers both new and additional pairs of power,” he said.
Rustamadji mention, in the near future there will be some customers the electrical installation industry and is now in the stage of signing a memorandum of understanding.
Some industrial customers was Cipta Mulya PT Menara, Siloam Hospital, PT Pratama Hokari Linex and 11 companies under the parent PT Timah (Persero) Tbk with a power of approximately 10 MVA.
“This shows that the electricity supply in the region of Bangka Belitung enough. We wait for customers and investors to submit an application to be processed,” he said.
He said the demand for electricity during peak loads in Bangka average of 130 MW, while its power is capable of reaching 144 MW. Belitung for electricity, 43 MW peak load power while capable of reaching 38 MW.
According Rustamadji, it has been to several hotels and shopping centers use an average of the electricity of more than 90 percent.
“This means that the power supply to hotels and shopping centers more reliably at this time. We will continue to work to improve communication and services to customers. In the event of disruption resulting outages will be communicated more intensively so as not to disturb the service,” he said.
While General Manager of Hotel Soll Marina, Sanny said the ministry PT PLN has improved since 2015.
“Compared to 2014, PLN Bangka Belitung services increased. With the increase in this service we can reduce operational costs for the generator around 50-60 percent compared to last year,” he said.
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