BANDUNG-PT PLN West Java Main Distribution Unit (UID) is ready to strengthen reliability monitoring to improve preparedness by making a number of preparations to minimize the disruption during the 2019 Christmas and 2019 New Year.
Iwan Ridwan, Manager of the West Java PLN Main Distribution Office, said various efforts had been prepared, including preparing 113 Christmas Alert Posts scattered in West Java.
"Then there were as many as 485 personnel who were alerted complete with standby support facilities to carry out special monitoring to places of worship (especially churches) and crowded centers for 24 hours to keep the electricity network reliable and comfortable for customers," he said.
In the 15 West Java UID PLN Service Areas, Force Forces have been held in each region to check the readiness of officers and equipment in order to welcome important moments at the end of 2018.
"One of the efforts that was also carried out in the standby period, among others, was that PLN did not carry out work / maintenance that could disrupt electricity supply, except for repairs caused by disruptions and emergency conditions, namely conditions which if not repaired would have a broad impact and jeopardize safety customers, "said Distribution Senior Manager Slamet Riyadi added.
The peak load of Christmas day in 2018 is estimated to be around 4,635 MW, up from the peak load of Christmas during the daytime in 2017 of 4,572 MW. Whereas at night the Christmas Peak Load in 2018 is predicted to reach 5,249 MW greater than the realization of Christmas Peak Expenses at night in 2017 5,114 MW For the celebration of New Year's Eve 2019, PLN estimates that Peak Load is predicted to reach 5,062 MW greater than the realization of Peak Load on New Year's Eve 2018 amounting to 4,957 MW. Power capable of supplying PLN West Java Distribution 10,912 MW. Jo