Tuesday, July 16, 2024

PLN completes construction of 2×55 MW Jatigede Hydroelectric power Plant

Reading Time: < 1 minute
Journalist IBP




State electricity company PT PLN has completed the construction of the 2 X 55 MegaWatt (MW) Jatigede Hydroelectric Power Plant (PLTA) in Sumedang Regency, West Java.

The first synchronization of Jatigede Hydropower was successfully carried out to PLN’s electricity system on Saturday, May 11, 2024 and is expected to increase the energy mix from new renewable energy sources (EBT) by 110 MW.

“The Jatigede Hydroelectric Power Plant is one of the solutions to provide clean energy for the community. PLN will optimize all existing green energy potential, which is also in line with the commitment to achieve Net Zero Emissions (NZE) by 2060 to ensure a better life for future generations,” PLN President Director Darmawan Prasodjo said.

Through this first synchronization stage, the Jatigede Hydroelectric Power Plant is ensured to operate in a coordinated manner with high reliability after the results of testing and integration of the power generation system with the existing electricity network.

Kunto Nugroho, Acting General Manager of PLN Central Java Development Unit, said that the success of this first synchronization is an important stage in the implementation of the project going forward.

“It is an important milestone in providing clean and sustainable energy supply for the community,” Nugroho said.

The Jatigede Hydropower Project, located in Sumedang Regency, West Java, has previously gone through a number of important stages. In order to be able to operate commercially, there are still several stages of testing, including loading tests, reliability runs to obtain a Certificate of Operation (SLO). The plant is targeted to commence commercial operations in June 2024.

The Jatigede Hydropower Project is expected to make a significant contribution in meeting the need for environmentally friendly electrical energy. With the achievement of this first synchronization stage, the project is getting closer to the full operational stage.

Journalist IBP






We will provide you with an invoice for your reimbursable expenses.


New to Indonesian market? Read our free articles before subscribing to the premium plan. If you already run your business in Indonesia, make sure to subscribe to the premium subscription so you won’t miss any intelligence & business opportunities.


$550 USD/Year


$45 USD/Month

Cancelation: you can cancel your subscription at any time, by sending us an email inquiry@ibp-media.com

Add keywords to your market watch and receive notification:
Schedule a free consultation with us:

We’ll contact you for confirmation.


State-owned construction and investment company PT Pembangunan Perumahan (PP) is set to undertake a significant energy sector project valued at approximately Rp2 trillion (US$123.4 million).
PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN), a gas subholding of State energy company PT Pertamina, is working on several strategic gas pipeline projects, including the Cisem Phase II project in which PGN will synergize with the government to distribute gas from East Java to West Java.
PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional (KPI), a subsidiary of State oil and gas company Pertamina, is inviting investors to join the Green Refinery Cilacap project, which has completed its first phase construction and is moving forward with Phase 2.
Indonesia’s utilization of geothermal energy has reached just 2.4 gigawatts (GW), a mere 10 percent of its total potential of 23.9 GW that industry players call for clearer regulations and incentives from the government to optimize this significant renewable energy resource.
A senior officer with PT Bank Danamon Indonesia (BDMN) reveals that the bank aims for double-digit loan growth in 2024 upon monitoring positive trend of the bank’s lending so far.
French mining company Eramet SA is in discussions with Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt Co (Huayou) to produce nickel for electric vehicle batteries in Indonesia.