Kontan | Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources: Solar energy is a mainstay in the development of renewable energy

IESR studies revealed that a national solar program with a target of 18GW using Solar PV could help Indonesia attract investment of up to USD 14.4 billion and achieve its goal of meeting the 23% renewable energy mix target by 2025. Founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies Michael R. Bloomberg said that Indonesia is positioned to become a world leader in terms of solar power.

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CNBC Indonesia | Abundant electricity, the government refuses to interfere with the PLN-Private TOP

The Director of Electricity Business Development at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ida Nurhayatin Finahari, said that TOP is a scheme built by PLN and IPP and is a business relationship between the two parties, aka Business to Business (B to B). While Prof. Mukhtasor believes that the government must play a role here because the end is also related to electricity subsidies that use State Revenue and Expenditure Budget (APBN) funds. He considered that this condition could cause the state budget to leak because it would issue compensation to cover losses from this waste.

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