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PLN's Indonesian electricity company has set up battery charging station

Tinuku ~ PLN's electricity company has prepared 479 electric vehicle battery charging stations. Indonesian state-owned companies have welcomed electric-based vehicles in Indonesia that have started many emerging. PLN has prepared a number of Public Power Supply Station (SPLU) as a first step.

Tinuku PLN's Indonesian electricity company has set up battery charging station PLN's Indonesian electricity company has set up battery charging station

"We currently have 479 stations, and this is just the first step," said PLN Customer Service and Business Manager Leo Basuki in Jakarta.

Basuki said the procedure for charging batteries for electric motors is very easy. The system resembles charging electricity through home token, using vouchers already available on various networks such as banks and telephone sales locations.

"The way of life is very easy to note the number of charging, by buying a voucher and entering 20 digits. It will appear how much energy can be used," said Basuki.

"Jakarta is ready, for West Java is in Karawang area, Sumatra in Riau there are some places, then Manado, then Makassar, and so on," he said. PLN's Indonesian electricity company has set up battery charging station

Tinuku PLN's Indonesian electricity company has set up battery charging station

Meanwhile, one of the players in an electric motorcycle is Viar with the newly launched Viar Q1 model. This US$1221 motorcycle for the urban market. Viar collaborated with full-power Bosch covering 70 kilometers for a single charge.

"Electric vehicles contribute to reducing pollution and we are introducing electric motors to reduce global warming," said Triangle Motorindo President Director Ignatius Kartiman.

Electric motors can automatically support efforts to avoid fuel crisis. Later, people can no longer not dependence on fuel. Electric vehicles also have lower operating costs. Viar says more than 100 units have been produced per month

"Capacity of our factory is 18,000 units per month, but now about 100 units per month and the end of 2017 or early 2018 will be 500 units per month," said Director of Triangle Motorindo Sutjipto Admotjo.


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