The PNG Power Ltd (PPL) Mt Hagen office has been reopened for business.The business centre was reopened on Monday, August 1 for its valued business clients and customers in the Western Highlands Province.
PNG Power Ltd (PPL) will continue to maintain the electricity services nationwide amid threats by the PNG Civil Society Groups about the disruption of essential services as of tonight. PPL will not take part in any stop work or shut down of power supply as this is not an industry issue but a political fight.
PPL's Static Var Generator (SVG/STATCOM) stationed at the East Taraka Substation in Lae, Morobe Province is now is full operation and stabilizing system fluctuations on the transmission and distribution network.
Police have arrested one of PNG Power Ltd’s (PPL) staff members in Kimbe on 2nd July 2016 for allegedly stealing K38, 000 from the company between 2014 and 2015. He was officially charged and arrested on 2nd July 2016 under the Criminal Code Act on two counts: 1. Abuse of Public Office 2. Stealing (as a public servant).
PNG Power Ltd (PPL) and the Divune Development Corporation Ltd (DDC), the landowners of the Divune Hydro Power Project (Divune HPP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement on June 24. This agreement will now pave the way for PPL to progress work on the construction of the new hydro power station.
PNG Power Ltd (PPL) for the last month has carried out improvement works on its power supply in East New Britain Province. The works included the installation and commissioning of the Toboi Diesel Power Station, maintenance and repairs to the Warangoi Dam intake and reliability improvements at the Warangoi Power Station.
Four major tribes surrounding the township of Mendi, in the Southern Highlands province, have agreed to support PNG Power Limited (PPL) officers to carry out a major disconnection exercise on illegal power connectors.