Indonesia’s PT PLN and China’s SGCC sign MoU for developing smart grids

Indonesia’s state-owned electricity company PT PLN (Persero) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China’s State Grid Corporation of China and Trina Solar China, for developing smart grids as a clean energy electricity backbone in Indonesia. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the Indonesia-China Business Forum (ICBF) held in Beijing, China. ICBF is part of the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF), which was initiated by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce Committee. BRF aims to establish an international collaboration that includes extensive consultations, mutually beneficial contributions, and establishing open, green, clean and high-standard cooperation to encourage sustainable development.