Coal-Fired Power Plants Prioritised

Due to the finance situation government will reschedule the development timeline of 35.000 MW especially for the gas power station. According to PT PLN...

PLN Should Control Its Corporate Costs

Director Executive Director of Institute for Essential Services Reform Fabby Tumiwa suggests PLN to control its corporate costs. As there some potentials risks which...

Indonesia is the richest country with renewable energy resources!

Executive Director of the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) Fabby Tumiwa had the opportunity to chat with Mansur Hidayat from Perspektif Baru radio...

PLN caught in dilemma as demand growth slows

JAKARTA, The Jakarta Post-After predicting the demand for electricity would require 77.9 gigawatts (GW) of additional power capacity by 2026, state electricity firm PLN...

‘Devil Is in the Detail’ With Freeport Agreement: Experts, NGOs

JAKARTA, JAKARTA GLOBE. Nongovernmental organizations and experts have raised concerns over the undiscussed details in a recent agreement between the Indonesian government and United...

Government should be careful with the agreements of Freeport

The Indonesian negotiation team and and Freeport-McMoran agreed on divestment, smelter construction and taxes and royalty payments, allowing the miner to continue its operations...

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....