Malaysia and Indonesia in cross-border power exchange
Malaysia's TNB inked an agreement with two Indonesian entities to facilitate a cross border electricity-exchange between the two countries.
A memorandum of understanding was signed among Tenaga Nasional Berhad, PT PLN, and PT Bukit Asam.
"Parties will start exploring and studying the best business models, associated risks and financing options to
ensure that the contemplated projects can be successfully implemented," it said.
The agreement also covers the construction of a 275KV interconnection line from Telok Gong in Melaka to Garuda
Sakti in Sumatera, Indonesia, and the development and construction of a mine mouth coal fired power plant in
Peranap, Pekanbaru, Sumatera, Indonesia.