ADB’s First BIMP-EAGA Project to Bring Clean Energy to West Kalimantan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of Indonesia will build a cross-border power transmission line linking West Kalimantan with Sarawak, Malaysia, bringing cleaner, greener hydroelectricity to West Kalimantan and adding 8,000 households to its power grid.

“This is a win-win-win situation,” said ADB Energy Specialist Sohail Hasnie. “West Kalimantan gets renewable energy and will have the ability to exchange power; Sarawak starts its first export of hydropower; and the region moves one step closer to establishing a regional power transmission link that crosses Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia and Malaysia.”

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Posted August 29, 2013 by repit in News

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