PLN to keep 35,000 MW megaprojects on priority list

Amid the possibility of a review of the ambitious project to build enough plants to produce 35,000 more megawatts (MW) of power for the country, state owned electricity firm Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has reiterated the importance creating the new infrastructure to anticipate higher demand in the future.

PLN’s director for strategic procurement and primary energy, Amin Subekti, said that the company estimated that the country’s electricity demand would continue to grow despite a current weakening in demand.

“Infrastructure development always has to be performed earlier than the escalation of consumption. We are currently seeing weakening demand for power, but this is temporary and we still anticipate that our consumption will continue to be bigger than it is now,” Amin said on Friday.

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Posted August 18, 2015 by repit in News

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