PLN to spend Rp 881b to upgrade Java-Bali grid

State power company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) said it had set aside Rp 881.34 billion (US$95.84 million) this year to improve the reliability of the Java and Bali grid system and reduce blackouts.

The company’s operation director for Java and Bali, I Gusti Ngurah Adnyana, said of the funds, Rp 242.58 billion would be allocated for reconditioning gas insulated substations (GIS), Rp 99 billion for reconditioning 500 kilo-volt (kV) transformers, Rp 175.24 billion for replacing main transmission materials, Rp 32 billion for replacing supporting equipment for transmissions, Rp 8.08 billion for replacing relays and Rp 324.37 billion for replacing aging main equipment.

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Posted May 3, 2012 by repit in News

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