PLN struggles to resolve power crisis in N. Sumatra

State-owned electricity company PT PLN says that additional power supplies from existing and new power plants should resolve the acute power shortages in North Sumatra.

PLN senior corporate communications manager Bambang Dwiyanto said on Friday that the additional supplies were expected to come from the Asahan hydropower complex and the Nagan Raya coal-fired power plant (PLTU), which is now under construction.

Additional supplies would also be provided by the Belawan GT 2.2 combined-cycle power plant (PLTGU) and the Labuhan Angin PLTU, which were currently undergoing maintenance, he said.

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Posted March 17, 2014 by repit in News

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