PT JMRB Exploring the Cooperation with Verywords For Expanding Renewable Energy Business

7/30/2021 5:17:20 PM

PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk ​​
No. ​12/2021​
​​​​​​​Date 30 July 2021

Jakarta, (30/7) - PT Jasamarga Related Business (JMRB) and Verywords Co. Ltd. Has planning for making the cooperation and exploring business planning studies in the areas of business development of new and renewable energy, electric vehicle charging stations, energy efficiency and digital business. The cooperation that has containing in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the Commercial Business Director of PT JMRB Imad Zaky Mubarak and Verywords CEO Kim Sung Woo, Friday (30/7), virtually.

Zaky said that the exploration of this collaboration as one of the efforts for PT JMRB For being participating in government programs in the sustainability of a healthy environment. In addition, Zaky said that, PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk. as the holding company, has a mission of “Green Toll Road” which proclaimed the green movement (go green) of toll roads and various aspects in it, including rest areas.

‘’All this time, we are demanding for conducting the reforestation programs such as planting trees, processing garbage disposal, and supporting the availability of Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (SPKLU) in the rest areas we manage. Furthermore, the government is accelerating the program for battery-based electric motor vehicles for road transportation," said Zaky.

Zaky also revealed that the study of this collaboration is one of PT JMRB's attempts for optimizing the potential of its business lines such as rest areas, Toll Corridor Development (TCD), and digital business. Together with Verywords, which has experienced in handling climate change, Zaky hopes that this collaboration will be having a positive impact on environmental sustainability, especially in the aspect of airspace stability and the using of renewable energy.

The CEO of Verywords Kim Sung Woo said the same thing. According to him, in South Korea, one of the ways for increasing public interest in the using of electric vehicles is improving the provision of SPKLU facilities installed in rest areas such as toll road rest areas. As the results, a similar thing can be done in Indonesia, which has begun intensifying the using of vehicles with environmentally friendly fuels such as electric vehicles.

“The provision of SPKLU is one of the important factors in developing the using of electric vehicles and improving the using of renewable energy. Departing from the same goal regarding active efforts for achieving carbon neutrality in Indonesia, Verywords and PT JMRB made this MoU agreement," said Kim Sung Woo.

Not only intensively conducting the reforestation programs and supporting the availability of SPLKU in rest areas, but also PT JMRB is studying the potential using of alternative energy sources that are more environmentally friendly through the using of solar panel technology at several rest area points.

Meanwhile, Verywords is a South Korean company that focuses on climate change consulting services, electric vehicle production, implementing electric charging stations for electric vehicles, and implementing various emission reduction projects

For Further Information, Please Contact:
Rahavica Putri
Manager Corporate Adm. & Communication
PT Jasamarga Related Business

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