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Causes of PLN’s Power Outage in Sumatra

Monday, June 17, 2024

State electricity company PLN is investigating the reason for power disturbances in Sumatra. The island still awaits the completion of the Aceh-Lampung high-voltage power line.

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Aerial photo showing part of the residential area experiencing rolling power outages in Pisang village, Padang, West Sumatra, June 5. ANTARA/Iggoy el Fitra . tempo : 172092018010.

OVER a week after the total power blackout in Sumatra, state electricity company PLN has yet to confirm the main reason for the outage. PLN and the Directorate-General of Electricity at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources are still investigating the root cause of the widespread blackout that plunged most of Sumatra into darkness. “The technical team is analyzing and evaluating the reason for the disturbance,” said Agus C


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Parliza Hendrawan (Palembang) contributed to this article.

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