World Bank Approves Power Transmission Program to Support Indonesia’s Goal to Electrify 90 Percent of Households by 2020

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$325 million loan to the Government of Indonesia for the Second Power Transmission Development Project. This project is designed to support efforts to electrify over 90 percent of all households in Indonesia by strengthening and expanding the capacity of the power transmission networks in a sustainable way. It is expected to benefit more than 29.5 million Indonesians in the four project areas – Java-Bali islands, Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi – by increasing access to the national electricity grid.

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Posted July 11, 2013 by repit in News

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