From Government of Indonesia

PLN Calls for $2bn Power Project Tenders

State-owned electricity company PLN has called for tenders for a $2 billion power transmission project in the Java Bali interconnection, Asia Pulse reported on Wednesday (11/4/07).

The project will be financed from the state budget, export credit and foreign loans, PLN Transmission and Distribution Director Herman Darnel Ibrahim said.

The transmission system will include extra high voltage airborne cables, high voltage airborne cables and electrical relay stations, Ibrahim said.

In the Java-Bali interconnections, PLN plans to build 543 km of new transmission systems and relay stations in 40 locations and upgrade 793 km of old transmission networks.

It also plans to build 1,546 km of new transmissions and upgrade 133 km of old transmission system outside Java and Bali.

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