According to him, the increase in LPG prices in some areas of Jakarta due to changes in supply and demand of LPG in the midst of the flood. “Because the disruption of transportation, goods slightly, there may be a price increase even though they should not be raising prices.”
Additionally Susilo said the ministry had also asked PT Pertamina (Persero) and PT PLN (Persero) provide assistance energy supplies for the flood victims. This is to help people who need it, and power supplies.
President Director of PT Pertamina (Persero) Karen Agustiawan said it has distributed aid of subsidized LPG for free to the public. Karen says it gives 1 3 kg LPG trucks free of charge to the public. “We even have a free drop one truck loaded with 560 gas cylinders (LPG subsidy) to Pluit, yesterday (Sunday, January 20, 2013) afternoon.’s Free,” he said.
In addition to the gas supply, Susilo also asked PLN provides generators for shelters flood victims. Director General of the Ministry of Energy Electricity Jarman said power supply to this post using the generator PLN available. “PLN’s got a generator-generator stand by to assist refugees in the camps,” he said.
As of Monday afternoon, still put out 546 PLN electricity distribution substations in the distribution of Jakarta and Tangerang (Disjaya). This is due to the disruption of the plant resulted in Muara Karang substation and substation Budi Glory Kebon Sirih can not operate optimally.
Deputy Manager of Communications and Community Development Darwin stated PLN Disjaya Irwan current customers served from the substation Kebon Sirih Thamrin area, Tanah Abang, Merdeka Barat, Cikini Raya, Pasar Senen, Wahid Hashim, Gondangdia, and while lit surroundings. To serve this region do the network settings on the side of medium voltage 20 KV whose capacity is limited.
“Due to limited power supply, we ask customers such as office buildings in the area to keep using the generator,” said Director of Operations PLN Jawa Bali Ngurah Adnyana.
While the substation serving the Budi Budi Glory Glory, Suryo Pranoto, New Teak, Abdul Muis, some Tanah Abang, Fahrudin Road and Jalan Gambir Buntu can not be served because the Muara Karang power plant was flooded. Irwan said PLN network to attempt to regulate the power supply in these areas can be turned on gradually.