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August 31, 2021

Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line, Indonesia

By Carmen

Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 278km from Sumatra, Sumatra, Indonesia, to Garuda Sakti, Riau, Indonesia.

Construction works on the Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line project was commissioned in 2019.


The Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by PT PLN (Persero). The Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line is a new line. The line carries direct current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line project development status

The development of the Sumatra – Garuda Sakti HVDC Line project was approved by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia and the project works were completed in 2019.

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.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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