PLN operates over 1,000 electric vehicles to reduce pollution

Jakarta – State electricity company, PT PLN (Persero), operates more than 1,000 electric vehicles to support the company’s operations, as part of its commitment to reduce air pollution and achieve net zero emission by 2060. As of July 2023, more than 325 electric cars and more than 1,500 electric motorbikes are used as the PLN’s operational vehicles throughout Indonesia.

Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and TJSL of PLN, Gregorius Adi Trianto, said that the use of electric vehicles (EVs) for official vehicles and management operational vehicles starts from the unit level to the centre. According to him, all PLN directors have used electric cars as official vehicles.

Trianto added, as many as 50 oil-fuelled motorbikes owned by employees who register first will be converted into electric motorbikes for free, provided that the motorbike has an engine capacity of 110 to 160 cc, with a valid Vehicle Registration Certificate (STNK), and is located in Jabodetabek.

Currently, there are more than 600 Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (SPKLU), more than 1,400 Public Electric Vehicle Battery Swapping Stations (SPBKLU), and more than 9,000 Public Electricity Charging Stations (SPLU) spread across Indonesia. (Hartatik)

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