An employee walking along a thermal pipe at the Kamojang geothermal
power plant near Garut, West Java, on March 18. State utility provider
 Perusahaan Listrik Negara is targeting an additional 135 megawatts of
electricity from three new geothermal plants. (Reuters Photo/Beawiharta)

"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,.. etc.)
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) - (Text version)

“.. Nuclear Power Revealed

So let me tell you what else they did. They just showed you what's wrong with nuclear power. "Safe to the maximum," they said. "Our devices are strong and cannot fail." But they did. They are no match for Gaia.

It seems that for more than 20 years, every single time we sit in the chair and speak of electric power, we tell you that hundreds of thousands of tons of push/pull energy on a regular schedule is available to you. It is moon-driven, forever. It can make all of the electricity for all of the cities on your planet, no matter how much you use. There's no environmental impact at all. Use the power of the tides, the oceans, the waves in clever ways. Use them in a bigger way than any designer has ever put together yet, to power your cities. The largest cities on your planet are on the coasts, and that's where the power source is. Hydro is the answer. It's not dangerous. You've ignored it because it seems harder to engineer and it's not in a controlled environment. Yet, you've chosen to build one of the most complex and dangerous steam engines on Earth - nuclear power.

We also have indicated that all you have to do is dig down deep enough and the planet will give you heat. It's right below the surface, not too far away all the time. You'll have a Gaia steam engine that way, too. There's no danger at all and you don't have to dig that far. All you have to do is heat fluid, and there are some fluids that boil far faster than water. So we say it again and again. Maybe this will show you what's wrong with what you've been doing, and this will turn the attitudes of your science to create something so beautiful and so powerful for your grandchildren. Why do you think you were given the moon? Now you know.

This benevolent Universe gave you an astral body that allows the waters in your ocean to push and pull and push on the most regular schedule of anything you know of. Yet there you sit enjoying just looking at it instead of using it. It could be enormous, free energy forever, ready to be converted when you design the methods of capturing it. It's time. …”

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Operator proposes phased 22.7% water tariff hike

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sun, 12/14/2008 10:33 AM 


Private tap water supplier PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya (Palyja) has proposed an average increase of 22.7 percent over the next four years in water tariffs to fund investments that would improve tap water distribution in western Jakarta.


A presentation on Thursday showed that the company would invest Rp 853 billion (US$78 million) to improve distribution. Of this, Rp 200 billion is earmarked for 2009 and will be used to replace old water pipelines and perform production maintenance.


"We have reached an agreement with state-owned water company PAM Jaya to adjust tariffs by as much as 22.7 percent as soon as possible. The proposal has been submitted to the governor and the regulator," Palyja commissioner, Bernard Lafrogne, said during a press conference held by the company.


The rate of inflation (20 percent over the last two years) also plays a role in the tariff adjustment, Bernard said. The last time the company made a tariff increase was in January 2007 and current rates range between Rp 1,050 and Rp 12,550 per cubic meter.


"The final decision is in the governor's hand. We only propose the new tariffs with the consideration that we haven't made any adjustment for the last two years, despite the inflation," Palyja Corporate Communication Head Meyritha Maryanie, said.


Palyja said it would utilize the investment to add 21 kilometers of primary pipe lines and to rehabilitate the 877-kilometer distribution network. The rehabilitation projects is expected to be completed in 2012.


The rehabilitation is expected to eventually reduce the rate of non-revenue water (NRW), Palyja said. NRW occurs mostly because of leakage in pipelines and theft.


Irzal Z. Djamal, head of the Jakarta Water Supply Regulatory Body said his organization is currently analyzing the proposal.


"The most important thing to determine is the water charge rate, not the tariff," Irzal said on Saturday.


The water charge is the price PAM Jaya pays to a water contractor such as Palyja for supplying water. Customers pay bills based on PAM Jaya's water tariff plus Palyja's added charges.


Irzal did not give a time-frame of when the regulatory body will finish its analysis of the proposal.


"All I can say is that we have had a lot of meetings with both PAM Jaya and Palyja to discuss the proposal," he said.


Palyja's plan to increase tariffs is questioned by consumer groups.


Secretary-General of the Jakarta Tap Water Customers Association (Komparta), Suta Widhya, said it was illogical for Palyja to ask customers to fund their investment.


"They should look for other sources of funding like bank loans. Why should the consumers pay for their investment? This is strange," he said on Saturday.


"If the executive body (governor) approves the proposal, then Komparta will demand a proper explanation from him," he added.


Suta finds the tariff increase proposal odd, because PAM Jaya recently said that the water charge rate would be cut from Rp 7,400 to Rp 7,020, based on an agreement between Palyja and PAM Jaya. The cut should have given the opportunity for the reduction or at least stabilization of tariffs, he said.


To provide Jakartans with clean water, PAM Jaya appointed two contractors to handle water distribution - Palyja for the western part of the capital and PT Aetra Air Jakarta for the eastern.


Both contractors must have the same tariff rate.


Aetra is currently discussing a debasing deal with PAM Jaya, Aetra's President Director, Syahril Japarin told The Jakarta Post on Saturday. Syahril did not mention if Aetra planned to propose a tariff increase or not. (hdt)


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