Blocked from Enjoying Cheap Electricity
Monday, 20 June 2022
Rooftop solar power generator users have been enjoying up to 70 percent of the monthly reduction in their electricity bills. But PLN is now preventing clean energy lovers from using them with a number of terms and restrictions.
ON Thursday afternoon, June 17, I Gusti Agung Putra Dhyana—also known as Gung Kayon—was mowing the lawn and raking dry in the backyard of his home in Geluntung village, Tabanan Regency, Bali. With music playing in the background, the 52-year-old man carried a backpack containing a 24 volt/9 ampere-hour battery and two solar panels, each with a 10 watt-peak (WP) capacity.
The solar panels powered up the lawn mower. “With these so...
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