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PT Indika Energy With Sampoerna Kayoe Group To Build 12 MWp Solar PV Plant In Indonesia

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An energy company with a diversified business portfolio, PT Indika Energy Tbk, through its subsidiary PT Empat Mitra Indika Tenaga Surya (EMITS), signed an agreement with PT Mangole Timber Producer which is part of the Sampoerna Kayoe Group to build a ground-mounted PLTS with a capacity of 12 MWp and a 3 MWh battery system in the operational area Sampoerna Kayoe Group located in Mangole, North Maluku, with a contract period of 20 years.

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The PLTS is expected to start operating in June 2023. The signing of the agreement was carried out in Jakarta, witnessed by Arsjad Rasjid, President Director of Indika Energy and Michael Sampoerna, President Commissioner of PT Sumber Graha Sejahtera, the parent company of PT Mangole Timber Producer.

“This collaboration is very strategic for Indika Energy and Sampoerna Kayoe because we will build PLTS hybrid with a combination of solar PV with a capacity of 12 MWp with a battery capacity of 3 MWh. At the moment its battery capacity is the largest in Indonesia. In the future, we also plan to build other PLTS for Sampoerna Kayoe in various regions in Indonesia,” explained Arsjad Rasjid.

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For Indika Energy, the development of solar power as a form of renewable energy is a form of Indika Energy’s commitment to diversifying its business portfolio, achieving sustainability goals, improving ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) performance, as well as support the government’s efforts to achieve the NRE mix target of 23% by 2025.

“Sampoerna Kayoe welcomes the collaboration with Indika Energy to build friendly PV mini-grid environment. This is in line with Sampoerna Kayoe’s mission to reduce carbon emissions and integrate aspects of environmental sustainability in our operations in Mangole, North Maluku. We also believe in the capacity and competence of Indika Energy as a well-known national energy company,” said Michael Sampoerna.

EMITS provides cost-competitive clean energy to the commercial and industrial (C&I) sectors, as well as utility in the country. Currently EMITS has also entered into agreements with various national companies to build large-scale PV mini-grid above 10 MWp.

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