Minister Energi and Mineral Resources, Purnomo Yusgiantoro in the press conference after special kabinet meeting in the president's Jakarta office, on Tuesday explained the development of the electricity generator needed the fund around Rp70 trillion (US$7 billion).
"If to produce electricity around 10 thousand MW this needed the fund around US$7-8 billion or if being multiplied Rp9,200, around Rp70 trillion rupiah," he said.
However, according to Purnomo the number still the estimate breakingprep early and very possibly changed for example resulting from the problem of land clearing for example case.
According to him, the development of the crash program of 10 thousand MW this electric power will be built by PLN-State Owned electric company by means of choosing directly the prepared investor built this generator. "We had two choices, the tender was open and the direct election." If the contractor brought the fund, could was done that was named the direct election. The direct election, not the direct appointment. The direct election like beauty contest, he said.
Now for the direct appointment of the investor who did the project, continued Purnomo only could be done in areas that experienced the electricity crisis like in South Sulawesi.
"In Indonesia had several areas of the crisis that during now to speed up this filling indeed was in PP No 3/2005. That was published last year. That was enabled for the area of the crisis, that indeed needed the electricity generator", he said.
Was related to this, Purnomo also confirmed that PLN appointed directly the Bosowa group to build the generator of non-fuel electricity in South Sulawesi. "South Sulawesi including kriris. The electric generator has several now. Yesterday there had generator shut-down also, Because indeed the growth of his requirement was very high like in Java, around 13 percent", he said.
Appointing Bosowa, he continued came from the process of the PKUK proposal (the Holder of the Electricity efforts Power) that knew precisely the condition for electricity of an area.
Purnomo explained to support the development of this the coal electric power generator, the government also prepared the development of the infrastructure of coal handling to increase the production around 87 million tonne per the year to 2009/2010.
At this time, he continued the government was also compiling the basic rule that enabled PLN to carry out the development of this generator.
"Also was planned by us to form the co-ordination team that they task was to monitor this electricity generator," he said.
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