Sarawak exporting electricity to West Kalimantan

Ongkili (third from right) is briefed by a PT PLN officer, while the West Kalimantan Governor Dr M.H. Cornelis (left) looks on.

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia's is moving into the power export business with the commissioning of the Sarawak-West Kalimantan 275kV transmission line, bringing much-needed electricity supply to the Indonesian province.

Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Dr Maximus Ongkili said the project, which is operated by the Bengkayang Substation in West Kalimantan, is a model for power trading between Asean countries.

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