As a commitment in maintaining the environment and Earth PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) attended the Surabaya City Energy Conservation Audit Program in 2019. Head of the Department of Governance and housekeeping of PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) Setiawan Hendrartono, ST explained that the energy conservation Audit in the city of Surabaya starts from the appeal of Pemkot Surabaya to transmit energy usage data in each Company in the city of Surabaya. The goal is to know the efforts of reducing fossil energy and the use of renewable energy. "PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) also sent the data needed by Pemkot Surabaya at the time. In the year 2018 audit has not been conducted yet, but still limited to conservation efforts. The first Audit was held in 2019. " He added.
Figure 1. The head of the spatial department of & Tata Graha shows the certificate of participation of energy conservation Audit Surabaya in 2019
PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) sends data in October 2019, the data contains energy consumption carried out during the period of 2019 runs. The Data was then processed and produced by Pemkot Surabaya. Pemkot Surabaya give appreciation to the company that has sent data. Further Ir. Setiawan explained "From that experience PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) will continue to strive to calculate the use of energy, especially fossil energy. It is also a calculation for efficiency of energy use. Similarly, efforts to suppress the use of electrical energy, how to press it. These are the focus of the region division. PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) is the largest consumer of PLN in the Surabaya region. "
During this time the district Division has conducted internal audit of energy use in the environment. PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) and concluded that there is a decline in the use of electrical energy in the working area. PT PAL Indonesia (Persero). Efforts to reduce electricity use are also done by doing new innovations such as replacing the roof with polycarbonate material at the Harkan Division workshop, merchant ship Division, General Engineering Division, and later in the warship division. With polycarbonate use can reduce the use of electricity during the day. Another effort is to use solar cell for street lighting and parking facilities in South Pos. It will be added to the use of a 17-point solar cell in the commercial division, 25 points in the warship Division, and 13 points in the General engineering Division.
Picture 2. Use of polycarbonate in production facilities.
In addition to the use of solar cell power saving efforts are also done by replacing mercury lamps with LED lamps or other low watt types. These efforts are the current main focus and the long-term program implemented by the regional division throughout the region. PT PAL Indonesia (Persero). Of these efforts there is a decrease in electricity use figures. PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) in the year 2017 to 2018 by 22%, while in the year 2018 to 2019 by 10%.
Fig. 3. Use of solar cell as a renewable energy lighting in the environment of PT PAL Indonesia (Persero)
"PT PAL Indonesia (Persero) is committed to Energy use efficiency, including innovating the use of Renewable energy to participate in the real action of preserving the Earth's environment. " He concluded.
Prepared by: Department of Public Relations of PT PAL Indonesia (Persero)