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Government levels up use of biofuel in power generation

The government is working to further increase the domestic use of biofuel as part of the policy to reduce oil imports. After requiring the use of biofuel for transportation, railways and heavy machinery at mining sites, the government will boost the use of biofuel in power generation. For this purpose, the government will ask state electricity company PLN to soon ...

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Nias to ramp up electricity project

MEDAN: Nias Island, a remote yet beautiful island in North Sumatra where around 30 percent of its population is still short of electricity, is determined to achieve 100 percent electrification this year. State-owned electricity firm PLN has allocated Rp 354 billion (US$24.8 million) for village electrification projects in Nias this year, a significant increase from Rp 90 billion in 2018 ...

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Pertamina speeds up green fuel test for production

State energy holding company Pertamina plans to further test the commercial production of green fuels to reduce ballooning oil imports, which account for more than half of national demand. Green fuel is what Pertamina refers to as fuels that are processed in a refinery with treated crude palm oil, called refined bleached deodorized palm oil (RBDPO), through a treatment called ...

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Sesi Paralel di SDGs Annual Conference 2018

Bappenas sebagai koordinator pelaksanaan Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Sustainable Development Goals atau SDGs) di Indonesia menyelenggarakan Konferensi Tahunan tentang Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (SDGs Annual Conference) pada 17-18 Desember 2018 di Jakarta. Acara tersebut bertujuan untuk memberikan masukan kepada para perumus kebijakan dalam melaksanakan program-program pembangunan secara lebih baik demi mencapai target-target Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (TPB) 2030 dengan melibatkan seluruh pemangku kepentingan. ...

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SDGs Annual Conference 2018

Bappenas sebagai koordinator pelaksanaan Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Sustainable Development Goals atau SDGs) di Indonesia menyelenggarakan Konferensi Tahunan tentang Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (SDGs Annual Conference) pada 17-18 Desember 2018 di Jakarta. USAID ICED II berpartisipasi dengan menampilkan kegiatan proyek dalam gerai pamer sebagai dukungan terhadap pencapaian Tujuan 7 Energi Bersih dan Terjangkau dari Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (TPB). Salah satu kegiatan ICED ...

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Shared experience with California ISO

State Electricity Company (PLN) and ICED II hosted a week-long visit of Dede Subakti, Director of Operations Engineering Services at California Independent System Operator (California ISO), in Jakarta from December 10 to 15, 2018. Dede shared his experience and expertise from California ISO with regulators and utility. He spent time with Directorate General of Electricity (DJK) of Minister of Energy ...

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Power plants endanger RI oceans

Indonesia’s marine ecosystem is under threat from dozens of coal-fired power plants (PLTU) that dump hazardous wastewater into the ocean, a study has revealed. The Indonesian Center for Environmental Law (ICEL) said the government had for years upheld a regulation that allowed wastewater from the PLTU, including those located in coastal areas, to be dumped at high temperatures, which has ...

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Pertamina launches Green Energy Station

Pertamina takes first step toward transition to electric vehicles Jonan urges Pertamina to provide more space for SPLUs, reduce charging time for electric cars State energy holding company Pertamina launched its very first renewable energy power station as part of a new business line in Indonesia amid the global trend of transitioning toward new and renewable energy. Pertamina showcased on ...

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