New Electricity Plan Lowers Expansion Expectations

Jakarta, THE JAKARTA POST. The Government has agreed to lower its expectation for additional electricity supply in 2019 based on more modest forecast of...

Gas-for-Vehicle Program Continues to Lack Focus

The govemment's efforts to encourage more consumers to fuel their cars with compressed natural gas (CNG), replacing gasoline, may leave much to be desired...

Mine-Mouth Electricity Tariffs Remain Questionable

Jakarta Post. Businesses remain unsure whether a new regulation on tariffs for electricity sourced from power plants located near coal mining sites, also known...

Renewable Energy Regulation Repeats Old Mistakes: Association

The Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (METI) says Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jogan with a recent decree on new and renewable energy has...

PLTN gives Pertamina more time in Java 1 project

Jakarta, Jakarta Post. State-owned energy forms PLN and Pertamina will slog through the planned construction of one of the country's largest gas-fuelled power plants,...

New Scheme Set Out to Spur Investment

Jakarta, Jakarta Post. The government in considering introducing different feed-in-tariffs for renewable energy sources in the regions in an attempt to entice more investors...

Govt Seeks 92.75% Electrification Ratio Next Year

The government aims to achieve an average nationwide electrification ratio of 92.75 percent next year from the estimated 90.15 percent in 2016 by expanding...

Subsidized Electricity Crackdown Within Sight

The government will finally start decreasing the number of subsidized 900-watt electricity recipients next year in the hope that it can convert the long-misdirected...

Chappy Hakim Named Freeport Indonesia President Director

Freeport-McMoRan Inc has appointed former Air Force chief of staff Marshall (Ret.) Chappy Hakim as the President Director of PT Freeport Indonesia, replacing Maroef...

Non-Java Electricity Prioritized As 35,000 MW Project Looks Unlikely

State-owned electricity company PLN will prioritize power plant development outside of Java, in areas with low electrification rates, amid emerging concern that the government’s...

Wanted : Private Sector to Electrify Remote Villages

The government is preparing a new regulation that it hopes will attract the private sector to light up remote villages that state-owned electricity company...

Indonesia Braces for Defeat In 35 GW Program

The government is in “dire need of a miracle” to realize its ambitious goal to generate an additional 35,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity by...