ESC was commissioned by an independent renewable energy power producer to conduct both AMDAL (Indonesian environmental impact assessment) and ESIA (Environmental and Social Impact Assessment) studies for the installation of a 70 MW Wind Farm in Java Island, Indonesia.
About the Project
The client plans to construct a Wind Power Plant (PLTB) in Tegal Regency’s Margasari District – an area renowned for its industrial and agricultural output. The completed installation will have a maximum total capacity of 70 MW and will help Indonesia reach its aim of generating at least 23% of total electricity output from new and renewable energy sources by the year 2025.
In Indonesia, both AMDAL and ESIA assessments are required for the pre-construction and construction phases, operation, and maintenance of any large-scale industrial development. To meet the standards required, ESC had to conduct a range of investigations in the project’s surrounding area to determine such factors as the scale and duration of environmental impacts; the extent of the project’s area of influence; and the number of people potentially impacted by the development. Additionally, our team had to outline the measures necessary to limit both the environmental and social impacts of the development within its area of influence.
Due to our vast experience in permit acquisition and regulatory compliance, we have a strong working relationship with regulatory authorities in Indonesia and across Asia. This meant we could give the client a clear picture of the environmental standards the client would be required to meet during all phases of the project. Furthermore, we were able to draw on our legal insights and deep local knowledge of natural habitats to assist the client in attaining all the necessary environmental permits to begin construction.