Bengkulu – Arga Makmur Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 40km from Electric steam power plant(PLTU) Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, to Arga Makmur, Bengkulu, Indonesia.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Bengkulu – Arga Makmur Line is an overhead line that will be operated by PT PLN (Persero). The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Bengkulu – Arga Makmur Line project development status

The construction works on the Bengkulu – Arga Makmur Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2021.

About PT PLN (Persero)

PT PLN (Persero) is a state-owned electric utility. It has presence in the energy value chain, from power generation and construction of power plants to transmission, distribution and retail sales of electricity. The company owns and operates hydro, geothermal, steam-turbine, combined cycle, gas-turbine, diesel and other power plants; and procures energy from independent power producers. PLN also offers services such as electricity consultation and construction and installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.


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