PLN and Pertamina cooperate to supply electricity to olefin project

Jakarta – PT PLN (Persero) and PT Pertamina (Persero) signed an agreement to provide electricity for the Olefin Complex Development Project of PT Trans Pacific Petrochemical Indotama (TPPI) in East Java. The signing was carried out by the Regional Business Director of PLN Java, Madura and Bali, Haryanto WS and the Director of Pertamina Infrastructure Projects, Kadek Ambara Jaya.

In a written statement, Wednesday (24/8), Regional Business Director of PLN Java, Madura and Bali, Haryanto WS, said the signing of this agreement was a milestone in the provision of joint energy between PLN and Pertamina.

“With full commitment and responsibility, PLN will meet the electricity needs for the TPPI Olefin Complex so that it can focus on its business, in producing and processing high quality oil and gas. We will continue to prepare well for the future electricity system plans for this area,” said Haryanto.

The TPPI Olefin Complex Project is one of the national strategic projects to meet domestic energy needs. This project requires electricity up to 169 megawatts (MW) with high reliability and cost efficiency. The project was built within PT Pertamina Internasional Refinery and consists of naphtha cracker, LDPE, HDPE/LLDPE and PP/HIPP units.

Currently, the Java-Bali electricity system has a capacity of 39,000 MW and will further increase to 45,000 MW. The additional capacity is carried out for industrial growth in Java and Bali. The East Java region has a capacity of 9,054 MW, with a peak load of 6,737 MW, and PLN still has reserves of 2,317 MW. (Hartatik)

Banner photo: Signing of the power supply agreement for Trans Pacific Petrochemical Indotama (TPPI) Olefin Complex. (Source: PLN Doc)

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