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Pekalongan, IDN Times - After the Darkness, Comes the Light. This is the title of the book collecting the letters of Raden Ajeng (RA) Kartini's, compiled by Jacques Henry (JH) Abendanon, but it can also describe Sukirno's life.
How? Since Sukirno's birth in 1977, he has only had sufficient electrical energy for his house in the last two years. To be precise, since the Kayupuring Microhydro Power Plant (PLTMH) began operating at the end of 2018.