Utility is envisaged by Gadang to be a sector with good potential for development and long term growth.
In 2005, Gadang, through Asian Utilities Pte Ltd (“AUPL”) acquired its first water concession in Sidoarjo, East Jawa, Indonesia. To date, AUPL owns one mini-hydro power concession and four water concession in Indonesia with a total water production nearing to 1,100 litre/second.
Moving forward, the division actively seeks business opportunities and expansion in water business and power generation within Asia region by exploring and inspiring potential in partnership and engagement.The division will also focus on quality improvement to strive for its valued customer satisfaction.
PT Ikhwan Mega Power
Location: Kabupaten Tanah Datar, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia
On 26 June 2014, RUSB had completed the acquisition of the 60% equity interest in PT Ikhwan Mega Power (“IMP”). IMP is the holder of a 9 megawatt Mini Hydro Power concession project, known as PLTM Lintau-1 in Kabupaten Tanah Datar, Sumatera Barat, Indonesia.
The mini hydro-power plant will be developed on a Build, Operate and Own (“BOO”) Agreement between IMP and Perusahaan Listrik Negara (“PLN”), a state owned utility company, and had entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a concession period of 15 years.
The project is currently under construction stage. The mini hydro-power plant is targeted to come on stream commencing in Financial Year 2020.
PT Taman Tirta Sidoarjo
Location: Kabupaten Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia
PT Taman Tirta Sidoarjo (“TTS”) was established in 1997 as one of the first privately owned water supply company in Indonesia. TTS operates a 250 litres/second water supply concession in Kabupaten Sidoarjo which is located immediately south of the city of Surabaya. Kabupaten Sidoarjo has a population of 2.3 million people and is the acknowledged industrial centre of East Java.
To date, TTS has accumulated more than twenty (20) years of valuable experience in the operations of a water supply concession in Indonesia. As demand for piped water continues to rise strongly in Sidoarjo, TTS will seek to work in cooperation with Perusahaan Daerah Air Minum (“PDAM”) Delta Tirta Sidoarjo, a state owned utility company to increase its scope of supply in Kabupaten Sidoarjo.
PT Hanarida Tirta Birawa
Location: Kabupaten Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia
PT Hanarida Tirta Birawa (“HTB”) was established in 2003.
HTB operates a 600 litres/second water supply concession in Kabupaten Sidoarjo. HTB WTP is located adjacent to TTS WTP. The combined treated water production of HTB and TTS constitutes about 60% of the total treated water production and supply in Kabupaten Sidoarjo. Both TTS and HTB abstract raw water from Pelayaran Canal (“Kali Perlayaran”).
HTB had expanded its production capacity to 600 litres/second in October 2016. The expansion works included a new reservoir, booster station and pipelines to upgrade the water supply distribution networks for PDAM Delta Tirta Sidoarjo. The water supply concession of HTB is in its fourteenth (14) years of operations.
PT Bintang Hytien Jaya
Location: Kota Tangerang, Indonesia
Established in 1999, PT Bintang Hytien Jaya (“BHJ”) operates a 30 litres/second water supply concession in Kota Tangerang. Raw water of BHJ water treatment plant is taken from the Angke River (“Kali Angke”). Kota Tangerang is a densely populated city of 1.8 million people located on the western boundary of Jakarta. Kota Tangerang is also the site of the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. BHJ supplies and distributes treated water directly to the customer at Ciledug Indah 1, Ciledug Indah 2, Pinang Griya Permai, Puri Kartika, Karang Tengah and PDAM Tirta Benteng.
To date, BHJ has been in operation for a period of sixteen (16) years. BHJ plans to invest considerably to increase the water supply in Kota Tangerang. In conjunction with the above, BHJ water supply will be increased from its current 30 litres/second to 350 litres/second in stages. The discussion is in progress.
PT Dewata Bangun Tirta
Location: Kabupaten Gresik, East Java, Indonesia
PT Dewata Bangun Tirta (“DBT”) was established in 2007. DBT operates a 200 litres/second water supply concession in Kabupaten Gresik which located approximately 11km to the north of TTS and HTB WTP at Tawangsari, Sidoarjo. Kabupaten Gresik has a population of 1.2 million people and is one of the dense Industrial region in East Java. The water supply is governed by a Build, Operate and Transfer Agreement (“BOT”) signed in 2012 whereby DBT was given the rights to supply clean water to PDAM Gresik for a period of 25 years from 2013 up to year 2038.
Under the BOT Agreement, DBT had invested and constructed a 200 litres/second WTP, which included a 5.5km transmission main to the designated PDAM reservoir and booster station. DBT abstracts raw water directly from Brantas River (“Kali Brantas”) which is an upstream of Surabaya River. To date, DBT has been in operation for a period of five (5) years. DBT plans to invest sustainably to increase water supply and coverage in Gresik region. In association of the above, DBT water supply will be expanded from its current 200 litres/second to 300 litres/second as per Water Concession Agreement. The discussion is in progress.