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Gloomy outlook for power supplies as water shortage forces blackouts

  • Oyos Saroso H.N. and Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Bandar Lampung/Medan | Tue, September 11 2012 | 09:52 am

PREMIUM Water shortages in Lampung have forced two hydroelectric power stations (PLTA) operated by state electricity company PT PLN to cease operations, resulting in power rationing over the last few days.

The three generators which have been stopped are PLTA Batutegi with a capacity of 28 megawatts (MW) and two at PLTA Way Besai with a combined capacity of 90 MW.

The stoppage of the generat...