Jakarta, 02 November 2018— PT Sumberdaya Sewatama have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PT Siemens Indonesia for joint strategic partnership in Digital Energy Services. Both companies agree to join forces to create new business operations in Power Industry as a frontrunner of shaping digital transformation in Indonesia. PT Sumberdaya Sewatama, which has over 25 years of experience in operating power generation units with more than 1,000 MW capacity scattered all around Indonesia, has 4 lines of businesses namely Power Rental, Operation & Maintenance, Energy Efficiency Services, and Independent Power Producer. Combining PT Siemens Indonesia capability in the field of electrification and digitalization with PT Sumberdaya Sewatama competency and experience of providing power solution in Indonesia, the partnership aims to create value in the whole process of energy-as-a-service especially in the field of power generation, operation and maintenance, and energy efficiency.
Through this partnership, PT Siemens Indonesia commits to act as a technology partner for shaping digital transformation in Indonesia and empowering local power industry to become a digital enterprise. Making digitalization happened is one of PT Siemens Indonesia’ priorities and aligns with Indonesia Government under Ministry of Industry “Making Indonesia 4.0” roadmap which is keen to accelerate the development of Digital Enterprise. PT Siemens Indonesia emerges to support Indonesian government initiatives by tackle the lack of local digital infrastructure and limitation access to technology which appeared to be a big hurdle in Indonesia. “PT Siemens Indonesia is proud to be part of the important milestones in shaping Digital transformation towards Industry 4.0 in Energy Services for Indonesia,” stated Andreas Alke, Head of the Energy Management of PT Siemens Indonesia.
The partnership starts through a Joint Pilot Project using PT Siemens Indonesia’ state-of-the-art technology and portfolio of PT Sumberdaya Sewatama’s power generation in Indonesia by enabling connectivity between physical infrastructure and digital world to run data-driven services leading to optimized processes, resource and productivity gains, the development of new business models and the reduction of operations and maintenance costs. “Moving forward, we will continue to support the government’s effort to establish national electrification, as well as meet the private sector’s growing demand for electrical power. We shall remain faithful to our vision to become the country’s industry leader, providing total power solutions, first to the nation, then the region and the world.” stated Ferry Arief Sunandar, President Director of PT Sumberdaya Sewatama.
The collaboration between local power industry in PT Sumberdaya Sewatama and global expertise in digital technology in PT Siemens Indonesia puts high hopes on the future of Industry 4.0 in Indonesia. Both companies convinced that this joint project will play a significant role in shaping digital transformation of Indonesia energy landscape and eventually strengthen Indonesia position in global competition.