Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power generation and temperature control services, today announced a 45 MW expansion to its power projects in Bali. The announcement comes on the back of successful re-tendering for the 125 MW of capacity it already delivers to the city, bringing Aggreko’s total power output to 170 MW.
The combined 170 MW of capacity will meet 23 per cent of total electricity demand in Bali, injecting vital power into the local grid and maintaining essential infrastructure and services that drive the tourism industry. The additional capacity comes on line at a critical time as the demand increases and the ability to meet the demand is unfortunately limited by the existing infrastructure.
With a booming economy and demand for energy increasing steadily by approximately 9.75 per cent each year, the 45 MW capacity expansion was commissioned in Pesanggaran (near the Bali city centre) to bolster the existing power infrastructure and ensure the continued strong performance of the region’s tourism industry. The project win sees Aggreko continue its positive relationship with Indonesia Power subsidiary PT Cogindo Daya Bersama, having first worked together to install 125 MW of capacity in Pemaron (in the northern area of Bali) in 2010.