August 2017

New Lombok Solar Power From Equis

  Solar panels to be used in new Lombok Solar power project. Equis Energy has signed PPAs with Indonedia State Owned utility company (PT PLN) to develop 42 MW of solar capacity at multiple locations, including what will be the largest Photo Voltaic (PV) project in Indonesia. Date: August 16, 2017 Source: RenewablesNow.com [...]

June 2017

Uber Lombok Makes Tourism Play

  Uber Lombok pickup station featuring car and driver ready to transport Lombok tourists and other customers.   Date: June 21, 2017 Source: TravelMole.com Uber Lombok expands its footprint east to Mataram on Indonesian holiday island of Lombok.   Tourist demand in Lombok is soaring and infrastructure is developing at a rapid pace [...]

New 100 MW Lombok Power Plant

  An agreement was signed Friday to build a new power plant in Lombok, West Nusa Tengarra. The agreement between Indonesian firm Rekayasa Industry & Polish engineering and construction contractor Rafako will significantly increase electricity generation on the Island of Lombok. Date: June 14, 2017 Source:  Jakarta Globe Indonesian firm Rekayasa Industry & [...]

January 2017

Telkomsel Installs Mandalika 4G LTE Network

Telkomsel Installs Mandalika 4G LTE Network in effort to boost tourism infrastructure Date: January 29, 2017 Source: netralnews.com Telkomsel installs Mandalika 4G LTE network to bolster tourism in the Mandalika Resort special economic zone (SEZ) in Lombok   In Lombok investment news, Sukardi Silalahi, Director of Network at Telkomsel Indonesia, said the installation [...]

December 2016

Lombok No. 2 Malaysian Travel Destination

  The Northen Lights (Aurora Borealis) lighting up the skies over Reykjavik is the number one travel destination for Malaysians. Date: December 27, 2016 Source: Travel Trends Malaysian travellers itching to explore as Lombok becomes a top Malaysian Travel Destination   Lombok is "No 2 of top 10 destinations for Malaysian travelers" according [...]

October 2016

Lombok Airport Expansion

Angkasa Pura, the state airport operator for Bandara International Lombok Airport ("BIL") plans to spend almost $USD 6 million to expand the Lombok International Airport in West Nusa Tenggara. The expansion of the runway and apron will add parking for 2 additional jets at the airport. Date: October 13, 2016 Source: Jakarta Post [...]

Mandalika Water Plant on Track

  Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno (third left) monitors the development of clean water installations at the Mandalika. NTB administration regional secretary Rosiadi H Sayuti (second right), Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) president director Abdulbar M. Mansoer (second left), ITDC development director Edwin Darmasetiawan (left) and ITDC finance director Jatmiko K.Santosa (right) accompanied the minister [...]