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Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks the Start of 2x150 MW Sumbagsel-1 Coal Fired Steam Power Plant Project

18 / 05 / 2023 - Press Release

Date: Thursday, 18 May 2023

Location: Desa Keban Agung, Kecamatan Semidang Aji, Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu (OKU)


The Village Desa Keban Agung in Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu (OKU) buzzed with excitement on Thursday, 18 May 2023, as the groundbreaking ceremony for the ambitious "2x150 MW Sumbagsel-1 Coal Fired Steam Power Plant Project" took place. This milestone event marked the official commencement of a significant energy initiative spearheaded by PT Sumbagselenergi Sakti Pewali.

The Sumbagsel-1 project brings together a consortium consisting of PT Sumberenergi Sakti Prima, PT D&C Engineering Company, PT PJBI, and PT Adimas Puspita Serasi. These esteemed organizations have joined forces to tackle the growing energy demands of the region and contribute to the country's power infrastructure.

The ceremony witnessed the presence of notable individuals, including the esteemed President Commissioner of SSP Group, Ibu Dewi Kam, and Bpk. Moh. Abdullah Jassin, a distinguished member of the SSP Group's Board of Directors. Shareholders of SSP, Board of Director from PT Total Bangun Persada and, as well as several VVIP guests, such as the Sekda OKU (Secretary of OKU), Kapolres (Chief of Police), and Dandim (District Military Commander), graced the event with their esteemed presence.

The commencement of the Sumbagsel-1 project holds great significance for the region and the nation as a whole. With a planned capacity of 300 megawatts (MW), the coal-fired steam power plant will play a vital role in meeting the growing energy demands, supporting industrial growth, and improving the overall quality of life for the local population.

By leveraging advanced technologies and expertise, the consortium aims to ensure the plant's operational efficiency, reliability, and compliance with stringent environmental standards. The Sumbagsel-1 project is set to create employment opportunities, boost the local economy, and provide a reliable source of electricity to power homes, businesses, and industries in the area.

The project also aligns with the government's commitment to diversify the energy mix while reducing reliance on fossil fuels in the long run. As the country strives to transition towards cleaner and more sustainable energy sources, the Sumbagsel-1 project serves as an important stepping stone in this journey.

During her address at the groundbreaking ceremony, Ibu Dewi Kam, the President Commissioner of SSP Group, expressed her gratitude and enthusiasm for the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders involved. She highlighted the project's potential to drive economic growth, improve living conditions, and enhance the energy security of the region.

The Sumbagsel-1 Coal Fired Steam Power Plant Project represents a significant investment in Indonesia's energy infrastructure. As construction gets underway, the project will continue to receive support and supervision from local authorities, regulatory bodies, and community stakeholders to ensure its successful completion within the designated timeline.

With the groundbreaking ceremony now a part of history, the focus turns to the construction phase, where the consortium aims to overcome challenges, implement innovative solutions, and deliver a state-of-the-art power plant that will power the region's future. The Sumbagsel-1 project stands as a testament to the nation's determination to meet its energy needs sustainably while embracing technological advancements.

As the project progresses, it holds the promise of not only lighting up homes and businesses but also illuminating a path towards a brighter.