ACWA Power to expand Indonesian portfolio

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ACWA Power to expand Indonesian portfolio

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Bali, Indonesia: ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor, and operator of power generation, water desalination and green hydrogen plants worldwide, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), Indonesia’s state-owned electricity provider. The agreement involves the development of battery storage for renewable energy facilities, and green hydrogen development in Indonesia.

The MoU was signed at the B20/G20 Summit in Bali and coincided with the state visit of HRH Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Saudi Arabia, to Indonesia. Signatories included PLN CEO, Darmawan Prasodjo and ACWA Power Vice Chairman and CEO, Paddy Padmanathan. The agreement was signed in the presence of Vice Minister of Ministry of State-Owned Enterprise of Indonesia, Mr. Pahala N. Mansury; Commissioner of PLN and Director General of Electricity of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia, Mr. Dadan Kusdiana; and Director of Indonesia Investment Promotion Center, Abu Dhabi UAE, Mr. Mohammad R.S. Iwan Ungsi.

According to the terms of the MoU, ACWA Power and PLN will jointly investigate several avenues of partnership which include: a project study for pump storage for a 600-800MW hydroelectricity facility; investigating the possibility of a 4GW battery energy storage system and the development

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