Map of countries G-PST is involved in including Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia

Year 1 Partner Countries

The Consortium’s advisory support will launch in early 2021, providing technical assistance to system operators in all partner countries and developing regional peer learning platforms for all system operators in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Indonesia’s state-owned electricity provider and Grid System Operator, PLN, is seeking to refurbish its Java-Bali grid control center to modernize grid operations and improve system reliability. The G-PST Consortium, in partnership with the Asian Development Bank, is supporting PLN in these efforts by reviewing technical documents and providing critical insights toward the design, procurement, and integration of cutting edge, renewable energy-ready grid management systems.

PLN – G-PST Power System Sharing Series #1: Industry and Researcher Perspectives on Control Center Upgrade Procurement
8 April 2021; 11am – 2 pm (Jakarta)

Featured Speakers: Hon. Zulkifli Zaini, PLN CEO; Mark McGranaghan, EPRI Europe; Haryanto WS, PLN Director; Hani Alarian, CAISO Exec Director; Roberto Bayetti, CAISO Director; Dede Subakti, CAISO Director; Suroso Isnandar, PLN; Oscar de Lima, deBarr; Francisco de Lima, deBarr; Rob Hardison, NREL; Adrian Kelly, EPRI Europe; Hongming Zhang, NREL; Seong Choi, NREL.

Webinar Abstract: PLN, Indonesia’s state-owned utility, hosted this kickoff webinar for its System Operator Forum Power System Sharing Series in partnership with the G-PST. This session features an introduction to the System Operator Forum and the G-PST. In support of PLN’s ongoing effort to upgrade its Java-Bali control center, the technical portion of the session presented insights from the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), de Barr consultants, and G-PST consortium member research institutions NREL and EPRI.

Future Sharing Series topics over the coming months will address key challenges facing PLN as it aims to ensure its grid system operations are proactively prepared to transition to low-carbon operating regimes.

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