PLN Batam’s planned project dims over S’pore uncertainty

State power firm PT PLN’s Batam office is postponing its planned power plant project as its market, Singapore, has yet to follow up on its offer to buy electricity from Batam.

PT PLN Batam president director Dadan Koerniadipoera confirmed on Thursday the offer had stagnated since it appeared a year ago, with Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) allegedly yet to complete a feasibility study.

“We don’t know what the obstacle is [on the Singaporean part]. But we cannot say that our plan to cooperate [to export electricity to Singapore] is aborted,” he told The Jakarta Post, adding the 2009 Electricity Law had made it possible for Indonesia to export power.

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Posted December 22, 2013 by repit in News

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