ib vogt awarded Western Cluster of Indonesia’s Diesel Replacement Program to provide Solar and Energy Storage solutions to islands in Western Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia, December 22nd, 2023

International solar developer ib vogt is pleased to announce the award of a cluster of 48 projects under the Diesel Replacement Program of Pt PLN (Persero) (“PLN”) in Indonesia. ib vogt will deliver a combination of solar and battery energy storage systems (“BESS”) to various locations across the Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan and Madura regions under the program. The projects will enable Indonesia to reduce its reliance on diesel generation in smaller isolated grids and replace this with clean and reliable energy from the sun.

The program that was tendered out by PLN earlier in 2023 entails the delivery of a total of 60MWp of solar and 175MWh of storage capacity. The projects will provide power to PLN under a long-term PPA.

“ib vogt is pleased to have been selected by PLN to deliver a state-of-the-art clean energy solution under the Diesel Replacement Program. The program is a landmark initiative by PLN to accelerate the energy transition and reduce reliance on diesel fired generation. The project builds on our previous experience in Indonesia in development and construction of utility-scale solar projects. We look forward to working with our partners to realise this important initiative in Indonesia” said David Ludwig, Managing Director of ib vogt APAC.

ib vogt is working together with its partner Nusantara Power through a long-term partnership to deliver and operate the systems across the archipelago. ib vogt will arrange project financing and provide EPC-Management and Asset Management services. The portfolio of projects is in an advanced development stage and construction is scheduled to begin early 2025. This adds to ib vogt APAC’s late-stage development pipeline with a target of 1GW in construction and operation by 2026.

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