G20 Labuan Bajo Summit PLN Ensures Safe Electricity

Prepare for the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo

The plan Labuan Bajo will host one of the venues for the G20 Summit series. In an effort to prepare for the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo, PLN ensures 'safe electricity'.

Quoted from travelsecond (10/9/2022), the famous tourist destination as the Komodo's natural habitat, will host the meeting Trade, Investment, and Industry Ministerial Meeting and several working groups this September.

In connection with the implementation of the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo, a number of preparations are needed, including the issue of 'electricity'. As has been heard many times, a number of villages in NTT province still do not have electricity.

In fact, Labuan Bajo is one of the five Super Priority Tourism Destinations (DPSP). This is clearly a challenge that must be resolved. Especially with the plan for Labuan Bajo to become one of the venues in the international economic cooperation forum.

Bajo PLN G20 Summit Ensures Supply

Therefore, State Electricity Company (PLN) supported by ABB will ensure that the electricity supply for the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo is safe. This tiny city is known to have an electrification ratio of 96,7 percent. It is not surprising that the capital of West Manggarai Regency has become one of the pilot schemes for electricity projects without blackouts or Zero downtime (ZDT).

Prepare for the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo
Prepare for the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo

It is stated that peak power customers exceeding 100kVA enroll in the program Zero downtime (ZDT) will get supply from 2 or more different feeder sources and operate in parallel.

Double supplies This allows customers to find electricity remaining on from a live supply when other electricity supplies are in trouble.

General Manager of PLN Main Unit NTT Region

They will also not experience power outages 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. According to the General Manager of PLN Main Unit NTT Region, Agustinus Jatmiko, this breakthrough ZDT (Zero Down Time) service uses the latest technology.

"To overcome challenges with high complexity, PLN cooperates with various equipment providers who have experience in this field, so that the level of reliability can be maintained similar to several other strategic projects," he said Friday (9/9/2022) as reported by detik. travel.

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Agustinus further said that to prevent ZDT premium customers from experiencing outages, various equipment supporting the electrical system at the Labuan Bajo dpsp location was also integrated.

"One example of high-tech equipment that is currently installed in the ZDT Labuan Bajo electrical system is the Medium Voltage Cubicle (20 KV) integrated with Line Differential Overcurrent Protection where the disturbance that causes blackouts can be localized," he explained.

Apart from supporting the G20 Summit in Labuan Bajo, the steps taken by PLN to make it 'always bright' are also to encourage positive competitiveness among tourism industry players in the area. (y)

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