To develop and accelerate renewable energy in Indonesia, state electricity firm PT PLN (Persero) has collaborated with Chinese engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, China Communications Construction Dredging Co., Ltd (CCCC), in Beijing.
As per the deal, there are plans to expedite the development of renewable energy plants and to work towards the development of energy transition cooperation with Indonesia.
The firm stated that PLN is expediting the development of renewable energy power plants. These include the development of a hydroelectric power plant, solar power plant, wind power generator, and pumped storage power plant too in Indonesia.
With this co-operation, it is expected that Indonesia can expedite the energy transition process from fossil energy to renewable energy to achieve the net zero emission (NZE) target by 2050.
President Director of PLN Darmawan Prasodjo, said, “The cooperation that had been established between PLN and CCCC is expected to expedite the development of renewable power plants. With this, Indonesia can accelerate the energy transition process even further.”
According to Prasodjo, PLN will benefit from the expertise of CCCC. Discussions can also be held for the development of renewable energy infrastructure, “This cooperation agreement can improve investors’ trust. A solid cooperation between PLN and CCCC is expected to strengthen economic relations between China and Indonesia,” Prasodjo pointed out.
CCCC is involved in several major projects in China and abroad. Several of its biggest projects include the construction of Hangzhou Bay Bridge, the biggest seaport in the world located in Shanghai, as well as construction of the Three Gorges Dam in China.