Ministry to fix policy flip-flops

Jakarta, The Jakarta Post. In what appears to be a quick response to the President’s criticism, the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry plans to...

For Fair Tariff of Electricity

IESR’s research of Electricity Supply Monitoring Initiative (ESMI) recently found that the gap of electricity supply among cities in Indonesia was wide. Customers in...

PLN will soon acquire coal mining concessions in order to safeguard its future coal...

Fully state-owned Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) will soon acquire mining concession in order to safeguard its future cola supplies and have a stronger position...

Government prepares regulation to make way for electric cars

The Government is now drafting a regulation for electric cars in Indonesia possible using a Perpres (Presidential Regulation), said Ministry of Energy and Mineral...

Indonesia lags behind G20 club in low-carbon

Jakarta-The Jakarta Post. On the global state of the G20 summit, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reaffirmed commitment to the Paris Agreement. But much...

Government should limit subsidy for electricity

Executive Director of Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) Fabby Tumiwa said that the government should limit household energy consumption of 900 VA consumers....

Energy ministry to prioritize public interest in next budget

Priority programs include gas network construction, installation of rooftop solar panels Ministry wants to distribute solar systems to 240,229 households Jakarta-The Jakarta Post. The Energy...

Indonesia will keep the commitment to Paris Agreement despite US has pulled out

Ministry of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya Bakar says that US decision will not influence Indonesia's commitment to Paris Agreement. She ensures that the...

France’s Engie enters solar PV in Indonesia

French utility Engie SA will develop and operate solar smart microgrids in Indonesia under a join venture with local private firm Electric Vine Industries...

New Regulation to Boost Geothermal Exploration

Jakarta-The Jakarta Post- The geothermal sector may finally get a much-needed nudge with the government’s recent move to issue a regulation that will open...

RI mulls incentives for clean energy users, producers

  Jakarta- The Jakarta Post-The government is considering a plan to introduce a scheme that allows users and producers of electricity generated by new and...

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...