CG wins $26 million contract to reinforce Indonesian power grid

Avantha Group Co. CG sealed a deal with PT PLN Indonesia, for the manufacture and supply of 37 units of 60 MVA, 30 MVA and 150/20 kV Power Transformers. Valued at $26 million, CG’s power transformers will be installed across PT PLN’s transmission network, in 36 different substations in Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan and the Sulawesi islands of Indonesia.

This project is being funded by IBRD — World Bank, in collaboration with the Government of Indonesia, for the purpose of strengthening Indonesia’s power networks.

The order was won under a competitive international public bidding process and represents the first of its kind won by CG Indonesia. The project scope includes the design, manufacturing, factory testing, site installation and testing, and the pre-commissioning of the transformers over a period of 18 months.

PT PLN is the sole government-owned corporation in power generation, transmission and distribution in Indonesia and is one of the largest state-owned enterprises. It has an installation base of 48 GW and ambitious plans to ramp up the electrification of Indonesia from the current 67 percent to 100 percent in the next decade.

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