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Indonesia inaugurated Sidrap as the first wind power plant

Tinuku - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday inaugurated Sidrap Power Plant in South Sulawesi as the first wind power plant in Indonesia. Sidrap project was developed by PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energy is a joint venture by UPC Renewables, PT Binatek and AC Energy Holdings.

The wind power plant with a capacity of up to 75 MW is using a construction supplied by Siemens Gamesa for 30 Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) on a 100-hectare plot of land will power to 70,000 customers in South Sulawesi with an average electric power of 75 mW, average 900 Volt Ampere.

Tinuku Indonesia inaugurated Sidrap as the first wind power plant

Each turbine has a height of 80 meters and a blade length of 57 meters. The development of this project is in line with the spirit of the Indonesian government to increase the portion of Renewable Energy to 23 percent of the total national energy mix in 2025.

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