Electricity demand in West Kalimantan Province is supplied by a system of interconnected through 150 kV transmission network of the Equator System (Pontianak –Singkawang System) and several isolated systems, ie systems of Sanggau, Putussibau, Sintang, Nangah Pinoh, Sekadau, and Ketapang.
Of the eight systems that supply electricity in the province of West Kalimantan, 6 systems (System Sanggau, Putussibau, Sintang, Nangah Pinoh, Sekadau, and Ketapang) are in the condition of “surplus”, and 2 other systems (Pontianak and Singkawang Systems) are in the condition “deficit”.
Currently electrification ratio of West Kalimantan Province has just reached 45.83% and the ratio of electrified villages of 96.60%. The PLN waiting list has reached 52,711 requests or by 66 MVA.
Balance of Power
Balance of the Province of West Kalimantan in 2010 sd 2012 experienced unfavorable conditions (deficit), and gradually improved in 2013 and 2014.
Additional Electricity Infrastructure Plan
Assuming projected population growth in West Kalimantan province of 1.3% per year and the economic growth of 6.2%, the growth in electricity demand is expected to grow at an average of 7.6% per year.
In an effort to meet the demand of electricity in the province of West Kalimantan, it has been planned additional electricity infrastructure from the year 2010-2014 as follows:
- Power plants of 624 MW (approximately 56.5 MW expected to be operational in 2010)
- Transmission of electricity 1661 kms
- 490 MVA substation
- new renewable energy program (EBT) and network:
- PLTS 50 WP is spread as much as 61 100 units
- Centralized PLTS 15 kW 9 units
- PLTMH 1550 kW
- distribution Substation unit 2230 (105.250 kVA)
- Medium Voltage Network 5250 kms
- Low Voltage Network 5750 kms
- Diesel 7 units (1750 kW).