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Pertamina to miss geothermal power plant target

Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE), a subsidiary of state energy holding company Pertamina, will miss its production and investment growth target this year due to lower electricity demand from state electricity firm PLN as their off-taker. PGE president director Ali Mundakir said the company was expected to attain around 90 percent of its total investment target of US$277 million this year. ...

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ICED II- ASHRAE Seminar tentang SNI-ISO 16358-1

ICED II bekerja sama dengan ASHRAE Chapter Indonesia mengadakan seminar sehari pada 30 Oktober 2018 tentang Pelaksanaan SNI-ISO 16358-1 untuk Perbaikan Hemat Energi bagi Pendingin Udara Perumahan dan Komersial. Turut hadir dalam acara tersebut adalah Direktorat Konvervasi Energi dari Kementerian Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral, serta pelaku industri elektronik dan pendingin. Seminar tersebut menodorong pelaku industri untuk beralih ke sistem ...

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PLN Sumatera Utara – Pembahasan PPA — in Kota Medan. Sumatera Utara

ICED II hadir di Medan, Sumatera Utara untuk memenuhi undangan PLN yang mengadakan pertemuan dengan para pengembang proyek pembangkit listrik bertenaga energi baru dan terbarukan. Acara ini bertajuk “Pembahasan PPA Pembangkit EBT Dalam Rangka Pencapaian Bauran EBT sebesar 23% tahun 2025”.

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Industry dismisses govt’s claim of geothermal energy success

The government may claim that it has had great success making geothermal energy a champion of investment in Indonesia’s renewable energy sector, but business players involved in the area are not convinced as they consider no significant progress to have been made after many years. Indonesian Geothermal Association (API) chairman Prijandaru Effendi pointed out that what was claimed as success ...

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Ministry to revamp policy amid slow investment

Renewable energy policy unappealing to investors: Experts, industry PLN’s slow progress seen as major reason for slow investment The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has acknowledged that its policy on renewable energy is hampering investment growth in the sector, opening up a possibility that it will improve a current regulation seen as unappealing to investors. Rida Mulyana, the Energy and ...

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Govt faces difficulties in supplying materials for B20

Touted as one of the government’s major efforts to reduce fuel imports, which contribute to pressure on the rupiah, the mandatory 20 percent biodiesel (B20) mix policy is facing logistics issues that are disrupting the supply of materials to processing facilities. The government has decided to cut distribution channels for biodiesel as suppliers of fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) — ...

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PLN to fall short of 2018 target

State-owned electricity firm PLN is expected to fall short of its investment target this year as it has recorded below expectation figures thus far, a company executive has said. In its 2018 work plan and budget (RKAP), PLN targeted to invest a total of Rp 123 trillion (US$8 billion) throughout the year. However, as of September, PLN’s investment has only ...

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Knowledge Sharing “Implementasi Renewable Energy di Amerika Serikat”

USAID ICED II bekerjasama dengan Puslitbang Ketenagalistrikan dari PT PLN (Persero) mengadakan knowledge sharing mengenai “Implementasi Renewable Energy di Amerika Serikat” dengan narasumber Prof. Eduard Muljadi di kantor Puslitbang Ketenagalistrikan PT PLN (Persero). Beliau adalah anggota IEEE dan salah satu Professor di Auburn University, Alabama yang berpengalaman di bidang riset dan pengembangan serta pernah bekerja di National Renewable Energy Laboratory ...

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Indonesia aims to drive growth of clean energy but challenges remain

Indonesia, the world’s fourth populous country and Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, will need significantly increased energy supplies in the future to meet the expected sharp jump in electricity consumption driven by the population and economic growth According to the World Bank, Indonesia’s electricity consumption level stands at about 812 kilowatts per capita. The number is higher compared to India and ...

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Batangtoru hydropower plant generates sustainable electricity

Indonesia’s electric power supply does not match the country’s actual need, owing to the fact that electrification tends to be centralized only in big cities like Jakarta. Therefore, in May 2015, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration announced the 35,000-megawatt (MW) electricity procurement, with an ambitious target to develop power plants with a combined capacity of 35,847 MW by 2019. ...

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