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PT KDL Inaugurates the First Rooftop PLTS in the Krakatau Industrial Area Cilegon

Wednesday 09:07 / Jul 29, 2020

PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk, through its subsidiary PT Krakatau Daya Listrik (KDL) inaugurated the operation of a Rooftop Solar Power Plant (PLTS) at its company plant with a capacity of 102 kWp (Kilo Watt Peak), Friday (07/17/2020) .

The inauguration of PT KDL Rooftop PLTS was also attended by the board of directors, commissioners, managers, and also representatives of employees, both incorporated in offline and online presence via the Zoom application.

The operation of this Roof PLTS is known to be the first in Cilegon City, as a form of PT KDL's support for the use of environmentally friendly energy in Kota Baja.

This technology is also proof of PT KDL's commitment as an energy company that is developing its business in the renewable energy sector.

Gersang Tarigan as the President Director of PT KDL, appreciated the team's success in this Rooftop PLTS pilot project.

The project, which was carried out by a team led by Erwin Pramono, was successfully completed in 2.5 months with an investment of approximately Rp. 1.1 Billion.

This PLTS is a pilot project of PT KDL in the field of renewable energy by utilizing the rooftop area of ​​the 150 kV Mainstation building within the PT KDL area with an area of ​​864 m2.

Gersang Tarigan also revealed that PT KDL as an energy company should have begun to expand into renewable energy and be ready to make it one of the company's businesses.

"This technology is one of the methods to reduce emissions generated by the power plant. The development and installation of this solar power plant is a tangible manifestation of the company's commitment to support the city of Cilegon as one of the leading industrial areas in terms of efforts to develop clean energy," he said.

The CEO also hopes that in the future there will continue to be creative ideas that develop from management and employees, especially in the development of the renewable energy business for the advancement of PT KDL.

"Hopefully the success of the Rooftop PLTS project will be the beginning of KDL's business development progress going forward, especially in the field of renewable energy," he said. (AP)

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