TRAININGS ON OPERATING AND MANAGEMENT OF A PICO-HYDRO IN KAMPUNG CIKUPA, DESA CIBUNIAN, KECAMATAN PAMIJAHAN, BOGOR Print

The technical and management trainings on pico-hydro was conducted on 22 November 2010 in Kampung Muara II, Cibunian village, Bogor.  The primary objectives of the training include preparing and equipping Cikupa community members in managing and maintaining the pico-hydro system built by the community, and assisted by YBUL and Chevron Indonesia.  The training included two sessions: technical session conveyed by Pak Ridwan (one of the villagers of Cibuluh Village who has successfully built and develop pico hydro power) and management session by YBUL.  As results of the training, a group was established to manage the pico-hydro system, chaired by Pak Ismail.  Technical staff will be selected by the management group.  A supervising board of which the members will be selected from representatives of Perkumpulan Berkah Tani and an electricity user, will be established to oversee the management group.

There are 16 households and 1 musholla that received electricity from the 1 KW pico-hydro.  A fund collection system will be established for maintaining the system.

The 1 KW pico-hydro was built based on collaboration among Cikupa community members, YBUL and Chevron, and was officiated on the same date, 22 November 2010, by submitting the system to the community of 16 households as the electricity users.  They have accepted and be responsible for maintaining the system.