Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Law, Economic, Governance, ICOLEG 2021, 29-30 June 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Disharmonize of the Provision of Electricity and the Impact on the Business

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.29-6-2021.2312640,
        author={Ningrum Natasya Sirait and Agusmidah Agusmidah and Rosmalinda Rosmalinda and Joiverdia Arifiyanto},
        title={Disharmonize of the Provision of Electricity and the Impact on the Business},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Law, Economic, Governance, ICOLEG 2021, 29-30 June 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICOLEG},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={disharmonized electricity business sector},
        doi={10.4108/eai.29-6-2021.2312640}
    }
    
  • Ningrum Natasya Sirait
    Agusmidah Agusmidah
    Rosmalinda Rosmalinda
    Joiverdia Arifiyanto
    Year: 2021
    Disharmonize of the Provision of Electricity and the Impact on the Business
    ICOLEG
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.29-6-2021.2312640
Ningrum Natasya Sirait1,*, Agusmidah Agusmidah1, Rosmalinda Rosmalinda1, Joiverdia Arifiyanto1
  • 1: Universitas Sumatera Utara
*Contact email: ningrum@usu.ac.id

Abstract

Electricity is very important for the business. Indonesia’s state-owned power company, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) is not sufficient and even disrupted in electricity supply. There are regulations on electricity to ensure the supply of electricity. It also regulated the roles of business actors in providing electricity both at the national and regional levels. As an impact, there is disharmony on regulation concerning electricity for business as occurs in North Sumatra Province. This research raised a research question, how disharmony in the arrangement of electricity has an impact on the business world? This study reviewed 5 regulations covering national and provincial level regulations concerning electricity supply. This study conducted FGDs with 10 stakeholders including local governments. The research found that the Regulation of the Governor of North Sumatra Province which known as Pergubsu No. 28/2019 concerning the implementing Instructions of Perda No. 2/2018 concerning Electricity is disharmony with Ministerial regulation of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM-Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral). It shown in terms of the size or capacity of a power plant which need an operating permit and an operation-worthy certificate.