In accordance with Government Regulation No. 24 of 2018, the government, through the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, has launched Electronic Integrated Business Licensing (OSS) services. Through OSS, business actors can manage licensing either through institutions that have long handled the filing of licensing attempts or through oss.go.id. The OSS service ensures business permissions can be taken care of within a short period of time. In fact, business actors or investors can know firsthand whether they get incentives and what kind of incentives are obtained through the OSS system. “Government Regulation No. 24 of 2018 on licensing seeks to encourage our increasing competitiveness, OSS is expected to be the answer to complaints from business actors and investors who have been constrained by technical matters when handling permits,” Agus added.
The event, which was held at the Al-Hanifi Hotel in Banda Aceh, also invited resource persons Tia Wanodya CA, as Head of the Primary and Tertiary sectors in the Aceh, North Sumatra and West Sumatra regions of the BKPM RI Region I Directorate. Companies that already have a permit during the construction period must report LKPM 4 times a year (quarterly) and if the company has been operating it must submit a report every six months (semester).
The presentation at the last session was delivered by Ir. Jonni, as the Head of the Aceh Investment Board for DPMPTSP Implementation Control, with the title “When did the role of Dalak begin?”. In the presentation Jonni, said that the role of controlling the implementation of investment began when the company’s principle permit was issued, the guidance, monitoring and supervision were carried out.
The participants who attended the Investment Implementation Control Coordination Meeting in 2018 included DPMPTSP districts / cities and related SKPA in the Province. (YS).
Vice President BS Energy, Mr. Kwon, said their company has experienced investment in the energy sector in Indonesia. Previously BS Energy has been working on Wampu (45 MW) hydropower in North Sumatra, PLTA Semangka (56 MW) in Lampung and Siborpa hydropower (114 MW).
“In addition to Tripa we have investment plans in other areas as well,” said Kwon when met governor Irwandi in his office on Friday (18/05/2018). In these two places BS Energy will invest 1,050 US Dollars. In Tripa 2 worth 400 US Dollars (114 MW) and 650 US Dollar investment in Tripa 3 (192 MW).
Currently, the entire initial licensing process has been completed. Now, both companies are in the pre qualification stage of PLN. Therefore, BS Energy expects the Aceh government’s support, confirming the seriousness of the South Korean company when PLN confirmed the company’s related to the Aceh government.
“Our only constraint is access to difficult locations. (Until now) everything is still manual. We are hiring 60 local workers to bring tools to it, “Kwon said.
Kwon explained that if the investment is successful, BS Energy could support the Aceh government in providing electricity and cheap and self-supporting. In addition, the construction of the hydropower plant can also help to lower the cost of providing electricity (BPP) of PLN electricity in Aceh.
“It will certainly increase economic growth in Gayo Lues and Nagan Raya and provide business opportunities because we will involve local and national contractors,” said Kwon. In addition, Kwon also invited the governor of Aceh to see directly one of the PLTA that has been invested BS Energy.
Meanwhile, Aceh Governor Irwandi Yusuf, said the Aceh government is very supportive of BS Energy’s efforts to invest funds in Aceh for the construction of hydropower plants in Krueng Tripa. “In addition to boosting economic growth, this investment will definitely provide jobs for the community,” said Irwandi.