PLN hosts on-line training of trainers for waste-to-energy power plant project appraisal

USAID ICED II and PLN Corporate University is holding a training of trainers virtual training on evaluating feasibility study of waste-to-energy power projects on June 2-4, 2020. A total of 58 participants from various PLN offices participated in the virtual training. 3 June 2020

On June 2-4, 2020, PLN Corporate University hosted an on-line training of trainers (ToT) on evaluating proposed waste-to-energy power projects. USAID Indonesia Clean Energy Development II (ICED II) organized the training for 58 PLN staff from various regional offices.

The training provided useful reference documents and hands-on tools to use when reviewing and evaluating waste-to-energy projects’ feasibility study. In addition, the training is part of ICED II and PLN join effort to transfer knowledge as PLN trainers co-delivered the sessions.

USAID ICED II developed guidelines designed to assist staff of PLN in reviewing feasibility studies of various renewable energy power project types as proposed by independent power producers. To roll out the guidelines and to promote adoption of the guidelines by PLN staff, USAID ICED II and PLN Corporate University are holding a series of ToT workshops. The first training in the series was held on February 24-25, 2020 with a focus on evaluating bioenergy power projects, while the second training series was held on April 21-23 on hydro power projects. The ToT continued to the third series on May 18-20, 2020 on biogas power projects.