PLN to Provide Discounts up to 100 percent for Customers



Laila Afifa

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  • TEMPO.CO, Bekasi - State-owned electricity company PLN will provide a discount of up to 75-100 percent for customers willing to increase electric power until the end of this month if they use an induction stove or own an electric car.

    “[We have] assured the safety of induction stoves that are available in Indonesia,” said the corporate acting head of occupational safety and health unit (K3), Imam Abdillah, Tuesday, June 18.

    Therefore, Imam suggested households utilize induction or electric stoves considering there was no worry about the use. Moreover, consumers of 1,300 volt-ampere (VA) could already use one.

    “In addition to fireless worry less, it (induction stove) is safer. It’s also electricity-saving and economical. An induction stove is safe to use because it’s not hot, but the temperature for cooking is stable,” said Imam, adding that 100-percent discount would be provided for owners of an electric car.

    Meanwhile, General Manager of PLN Bekasi Consumer Service Unit, Renny Wahyu Setiaswan, added that the issue on the danger of the electricity was fundamental, so his staffers constantly established dissemination on the matter to the public.

    “We educate the community about the dangers of electricity, either to adults and children,” Renny said.

    According to Renny, education program aimed to support the culture of K3 in the community by creating a culture of care, obedient, and responsive. He hoped the program helped the public to have cultural independence and acknowledge the occupational safety and health.