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Edition 13 August 2019

Cover Story

  • A Shadow Across Java

    A Shadow Across Java

    Transmission error caused a number of power plants in West Java to shut down. The late recovery may have been due to the shortage of emergency power to operate power stations’ communication equipment.

  • From Transmission to Cyber Attack

    From Transmission to Cyber Attack

    JAKARTA and a number of other regions in Java have not been the only places in the world to suffer from a power outage. In several other countries, similar incidents have occurred, even repeatedly. Causes vary, from transmission error, routine maintenance problems, to suspected cyber attack.

  • The Perils of Deferred Maintenance

    The Perils of Deferred Maintenance

    Power plant maintenance was postponed due to elections. Maintenance budget was cut.

  • Weekend Misfortune

    Weekend Misfortune

    Billions of rupiah evaporated because of an over eight-hour blackout. Compensation is expected.

  • Pitch Black at the Capital

    Pitch Black at the Capital

    It took almost all day to restore electricity in Jakarta, Banten, and other cities in West Java on Sunday, August 4. PLN CEO in 1995-1998, Djiteng Marsudi, says the major outage was the worst in the state electricity company’s history.

  • The Massive Blackout Is Not Unusual

    The Massive Blackout Is Not Unusual

    Amir Rosidin, Business Director for Central Java Region, State Electricity Company

  • Don’t Sacrifice Service for Efficiency

    Don’t Sacrifice Service for Efficiency

    Rida Mulyana Director-General for Electricity, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry

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