Institut Teknologi PLN receives in-kind technology grant from Siemens Indonesia

January 21, 2022
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PT Siemens Indonesia today announced the company has awarded an in-kind technology grant to Institut Teknologi PLN (ITPLN), with a commercial value of IDR 300 million. As part of this grant, Siemens’ Medium-voltage Switchgear and Distribution Systems will be used in the university's Power System Laboratory.    

 

The in-kind technology grant gives students access to the same technology that companies around the world depend on every day to develop innovative products in a wide variety of industries including utilities, oil and gas, mining, data centers and critical buildings, covering all power distribution needs for energy management.

We’re very grateful to Siemens for such an amazing donation. By using the same technology in the classroom that is used by companies all over the world to develop a wide variety of products, our students gain important real-world experience during their studies that will serve them well after graduation. We also hope that with this in-kind technology grant can help ITPLN to be more superior and become an international class university
ITPLN’s Vice Rector Cooperation and Business Affairs, Dr. Ir. Eri Prabowo, M. Kom

The Medium-voltage Switchgear and Distribution Systems grant are intended to better prepare students and graduates for the complex and competitive medium voltage network and energy automation market and with that also develop their High Voltage circuit breaker knowledge. ITPLN students will have access to Simoprime A4 and Fusesaver protection devices for electrical system. With the equipment in the laboratory of Electricity and Renewable Energy Faculty as well as training on how-to operate the medium-voltage switchgear by ‘Lingkaran Muda’ (Junior Circle) from Smart Infrastructure – Electrification and Automation of Siemens Indonesia, students will be able to monitor the condition of switchgear accurately and successfully mitigate circuit breaker failures.

We sincerely hope that this contribution will help students in the Electricity and RE Faculty to gain more product knowledge on switchgear and distribution systems. ITPLN’s dedication to engineering, technology and innovation makes the university an ideal recipient for the technology grant. Siemens aims to support you’re the students with the tools needed to tackle both current and future challenges especially in electricity field.
President Director and CEO of PT Siemens Indonesia, Dr. Lamine Jendoubi

Siemens has been present in Indonesia for 165 years. Today, Siemens is operating with three manufacturing facilities and providing employment to more than 800 people. We’re constantly increasing our footprint in Indonesia and has been the trendsetter not only in selling equipment but also in building up local manufacturing facilities and human resources in Indonesia for many years.

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