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PT Geo Dipa preparing work on Dieng, Banjarnegara and Patuha geothermal projects

Well Pad-7, Dieng Geothermal Plant (Source: Flickr, Kars Alfrink, Creative commons)
Alexander Richter 11 Jun 2018

PT Geo Dipa Energi is preparing work on its 250 MW geothermal development activities at Dieng, Banjarnegara and Patuha in Indonesia having informed KPK to ensure integrity and professionalism in the development.

PT Geo Dipa Energi prepares the construction of Geothermal Power Plants (PLTP) in Dieng, Banjarnegara and Patuha, Bandung. To prepare the Mega Project, Geo Dipa has informed the KPK in Indonesia. The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)’s role is to secure conserving natural resources of the country, not only as law enforcement but also in building an effective prevention system.

“Just now we are reporting to the KPK that this year we will also develop the Dieng and Patuha geothermal projects Unit 3, Unit 3, and Unit 4. Our arrival here reported because KPK as a preventive function, of course we will improve, integrity, and professionalism, “said President Director of PT Geo Dipa Energi Riki Ibrahim at KPK in Jakarta last week.

The value of the project is said to reach Rp 10 trillion. The project, according to Riki, will be financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

“The project has a development size of 250 MW multiplied by USD 5 million, approximately Rp 10 trillion,” said Riki.

This preventive effort is said to strengthen the governance, integrity and professionalism of human resources, to prevent corruption. Furthermore, there will be periodic reports submitted to the KPK.
“In accordance with the SOP, we must also receive assistance from the KPK, other institutions, police, prosecutors, we may report it, including BPK,” he said.

According to the KPK, not all SOEs apply the same thing. KPK will start to enter from planning, tender, and HR management.

“Because of our prevention of course, from the start of development planning to be good, including the integrity of the organizers.Then also start the tender we will try to accompany them too, in the same implementation. Including perhaps its human resources, also integrity we try the same we also manage together, the same, “said Director of Research and Development KPK Wawan Werdiana in the same occasion.

Wawan fully supports the development of PLTP which is part of the government’s 35,000 MW power plant development project. The KPK also encourages the use of new renewable energy such as geothermal energy, as a replacement solution for fossil energy.

“We support it because one of them in R & D also has a study for the environment, which means for renewable energy, electricity we also have, and the geothermal is good, not from the environment is not destructive, and produce something that is expected to support electricity development before, electrification in Indonesia, “he concluded.

Source: Detik