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INFRASTRUCTURE & SUPERSTRUCTURE  
Electricity  
Sabah Electricity Berhad (KK)

The existing installed power capacity for West Coast Grid (WCG) is 293 MW. Stations that are connected to WCG are Kota Kinabalu, Keningau, Beaufort, Tenom, and Labuan.

Based on the plan outlined by Sabah Electricity Board, several Independent Power Plants are scheduled to generate additional supply of power for WCG in stages as follow:

Planned Power Capacity for

Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP)

An independent power plant, owned by Powertron Resources Sdn. Bhd., is scheduled to generate 120 MW of power capacity exclusively for KKIP. The first 60 MW of power is proposed to be on line in December 1996 and the balance of 60 MW in April 1997.

Source: Sabah Electricity Board 1997


ELECTRICITY-SUMMARY OPERATIONS, SABAH
Particulars 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Install Capacity 510,398 577,654 609,785 617,165 632,235
(Kilowatts)          
           
Units Generated 1585174(b) 1,763,027(a) 1,895,066(a) 2,050,531(a) 2,133,677(a)
('000 KMH)          
           
Units Consumed 1,317,175 1,421,720 1,568,042 1,697,194 1,884,258
('000 KMH)          
           
Number of 203,474 222,202 234,841 249,920 263,730
Consumers          
           
Net Surplus (loss) 162,392 56,219 53,312 (44481) (71634)(b)
('RM '000)          
           
Number of Towns 29 29 29 29 29
Served          
           
Number of Rural 35 35 36 40 58
Areas Served          
(a) Includes purchase of electricity
(b) Unaudited
Source: Sabah Electricity Sdn. Bhd.

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All information are compiled by Jesselton Communications Sdn.Bhd. 2000.