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...

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...