PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE) as part of Subholding Power & New Renewable Energy (PNRE) was again named Best of The Best at the Annual Pertamina Quality (APQ) Award 2022 organized by PT Pertamina (Persero) with the theme Fuel Up The Best. Energy To Speed Up Towards Innovation, APQ Award 2022 will take place on a hybrid basis, on 6-8 June 2022. (08/06/2022)
On this occasion, the Human Resources Director of PT Pertamina (Persero) M. Erry Sugiharto congratulated PGE, and hoped that the winners at the 2022 APQ Award could win awards at international innovation events.
"Congratulations to the winners of all categories, I hope that the winners will also become champions in other international innovation events." Erry said.
PGE President Director Ahmad Yuniarto (AY) revealed that he was proud and appreciated the achievements of PGE's quality people. According to him, this second award is a contribution from all PGE Officers in implementing the 4 Pillars of Quality Management, and hopes that this achievement will inspire all PGE Officers to continue to innovate to support the achievement of the company's strategic goals.
"Thanks to PGE quality personnel for their support and implementation of the 4 Quality Management Pillars that have been implemented so that they can bring back the award for The Best of The Best category. I hope that PGE will continue to defend the trophy," said AY.
PGE won the Best of The Best award at the 2022 APQ Award for being the best winner in 3 out of 11 categories, including The Most Inspiring Leader, The Best Quality Agent, The Best System Assurance, and Second Best Quality Board. This achievement cannot be separated from the strong support of PGE Management & Quality Board.
PGE continues to be committed to geothermal development and ensures that the implementation of Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) becomes an integrated part of PGE's geothermal business. The implementation of these ESG aspects is an effort to provide added value and support PGE to government programs related to the use of new, renewable energy that is environmentally friendly, especially geothermal.
In addition, the development of geothermal energy supply carried out by PGE is also a form of PGE's support and commitment in achieving sustainable development, especially the 7th goal (clean and affordable energy), 12 (responsible construction and production), 13 (climate change management), and 15 (land ecosystems) in the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
PGE currently manages 13 Geothermal Working Areas spread across Sumatra, Java, Bali, and North Sulawesi, in which 1877 MW of geothermal power has been generated, consisting of 672 MW which is operated by PGE itself (Own Operation). and 1205 MW managed through a Joint Operation Contract. Geothermal installed capacity in PGE's working areas contributes 82% of the total installed geothermal capacity in Indonesia, with the potential for CO2 emission avoidance of 9.7 million tons of CO2 per year.