PGE targets 1 GW installed generation capacity with multi-stakeholder cooperation

Jakarta – PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) Tbk, a sub-holding of Pertamina, is targeting 1 Giga Watt (GW) of installed and self-managed generating capacity within the next two years. To achieve this target, PGE signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with multiple parties at the EBTKE ConEx, 12-14 July 2023.

President Director of Pertamina Geothermal Energy, Julfi Hadi, said that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with PT Pembangunan Aceh (PEMA) for the development of the Geothermal Working Area (GWA) in Seulawah (Aceh Province). Then cooperation with Chevron New Energy International for South Sumatra Grid Resources Confirmation of 900 MW.

“In addition to developing Geothermal Working Areas, we will collaborate with PT Kaishan Orka Indonesia and PT Schlumberger Geophysics Nusantara. This cooperation is carried out as a strategic step to optimise technology using binary technology and steam recovery method,” Julfi said in a written statement.

In addition, he said PGE would also collaborate with Pertamina NRE and Pertamina Patra Niaga to continue to drive carbon commercialisation of geothermal business electricity production.

“All the collaborations that PGE made at the EBTKE ConEx event will strengthen our role as a world-class green energy company. This is our real effort in achieving the PGE-managed installed capacity target (installed capacity, own operations) of 1 Gigawatt (GW) in the next two years,” he added.

Indonesia EBTKE ConEx is an event that raises issues related to new renewable energy and energy conservation. This event is a forum to promote clean and sustainable energy in Indonesia. (Hartatik)

Banner photo: The Geothermal Power Plant project in Lahendong, North Sulawesi, has the potential to become a mainstay in the energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. (Photo: Hartatik)

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