Bantargebang To Look Forward To Waste-To-Energy Power Plant

Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan wants the bantargebang garbage dump in Bekasi, West Java to give benefits through innovation and new breakthroughs.

It will be realized through development of a waste-to-energy power plant (PLTSa) by involving Assessment and Application of Technology Agency (BPPT).

“It must be a research to get good management output,” he expressed, when he reviewed the strategic area event regarding bantargebang dump and witnessed garbage research cooperation signing between Jakarta Environment Department with PT Holcim Tbk, at Bantargebang, Tuesday (1/15).

If it is only oriented to the massive destroying of garbage, surely the technology has been used in many places.

“So BPPT is hoped able to create new breakthrough ways,” he uttered.

Jakarta Environment Department Head, Isnawa Adji expressed that self-managed bantargebang has been operating since June 19, 2016 by improving facilities and infrastructures.

“It will be a pilot project for eco-friendly garbage,” he told.

Later on, garbage would be reused through landfill mining techniques into a source of electrical energy.

“We also get support from environmental engineers from the Bandung Institute of Technology,” he said.

As for the information, the List of Regional Strategic Activities has been issued as stated in Governor Decree Number 1042/2018.

It tells about optimization of bantargebang dump as part of Regional Strategic Activities.

Source: Berita Jakarta