Even though Indonesia has abundant solar energy, state power firm PLN, currently the only electricity supplier, can’t tap into it right away as it is bound by contracts it has signed with various power plant operators.
Activists are warning the government to steer clear of building nuclear power plants, citing safety concerns and urging Indonesia to focus on renewable energy instead.
Sun Cable could profit from letting other projects export electricity to Asia through shared-cost use of its infrastructure, encouraging future renewable energy exports, especially to energy-hungry ASEAN nations.
The government has targeted to complete the construction of eight dams under the National Strategic Program in 2020 at several food production centers, the Public Works and Public Housing Ministry stated.
Minister Luhut Pandjaitan has shared a story of his enlightenment that maybe Indonesia, after all, needs to have nuclear power.
As well as bursting at its seams, the city is sinking. Two-fifths of Jakarta lies below sea level and parts are dropping at a rate of 20 centimeters (8 inches) a year.
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Geophysical Engineering Department students have published a scientific paper that discusses the importance of the geophysical approach in disaster management.
Given the target of 99% of the population having access to electricity by 2030, the country must improve the sector’s resilience to climate crisis.
Indonesia presents USD280 billion opportunity for the private sector to invest in sustainable development, says Standard Chartered
The greatest opportunity in Indonesia is found in achieving universal access to electricity, as a USD147.5 billion investment opportunity.
The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has claimed that investment in the oil and gas upstream sector in Indonesia is still attractive for global investors.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo will oversee the signing of $18.8 billion worth of energy and trade deals on a visit to Abu Dhabi, including a deal to upgrade a West Java refinery.
Indonesia’s gas producers could be forced to sell a proportion of their output locally to ensure manufacturers can secure cheap supplies after they complained about high prices.
Indonesia’s annual cooling sales will likely grow from 7.8 million units in 2018 to 14.2 million in 2030.
Singapore-based tech firm Grab is ramping up its electric vehicle plans in Indonesia through the launch of a roadmap to drive EV adoption, with support from the Indonesian government.