Transmission and Distribution: AREVA wins a major contract in Indonesia

Alstom Grid - 07.01.2009

The consortium formed by AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution division and PT Multifabrindo Gemilang, Indonesian electrical equipments contractor, has been awarded a €120 million contract by PT PLN (Persero), the Indonesian Public Electric utility. Through this contract, AREVA will modernize the Indonesian network in line with the “10 GW Generation program 1” launched in 2006. This turnkey contract includes delivery of several high voltage substations as well as underground electrical cables, in order to distribute power to the main Java cities (Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya). This project supports the government’s ambitious program to increase access to electricity for Indonesians within reliability and continuity of power supply. “In a highly competitive market environment, we are delighted to contribute to this major project which represents a great step towards the modernization of the Indonesian electrical network”, says Michel Augonnet, Executive Vice President for the Systems business unit of AREVA T&D. 1 A power plant coal program was launched for the construction of 10 GW of additional power generation (7 GW in Java and 3 GW outer Java).

More About All over the world, AREVA provides its customers with solutions for carbon-free power generation and electricity transmission. With its knowledge and expertise in these fields, the group has a leading role to play in meeting the world’s energy needs.

Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA's unique integrated offering covers every stage of the fuel cycle, reactor design and construction, and related services.

In addition, the group is developing a portfolio of operations in renewable energies. AREVA is also a world leader in electricity transmission and distribution and offers its customers a complete range of solutions for greater grid stability and energy efficiency. Sustainable development is a core component of the group’s industrial strategy. Its 75,000 employees work every day to make AREVA a responsible industrial player that is helping to supply ever cleaner, safer and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. AREVA's T&D division is an active player around the globe. It designs, manufactures and supplies a complete range of equipment, systems and services for all stages in the transfer of electricity, from the generator to the large end-user.

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