RE News

  • Government to develop $4.3b geothermal plants

    22 May 2017

    The Government plans this year to start the process of developing 12 Geothermal power plants with a total capacity of 865 megawatts (MW) and combined investment value of around US$4.3 billion as part of its efforts to make Indonesia the world’s top geothermal electricity producer.

  • Vice President Mike Pence and Indonesia Vice President Jusuf Kalla celebrated over $10 billion dollars in trade and investment

    12 May 2017

    Vice President Mike Pence and Indonesia Vice President Jusuf Kalla celebrated over $10 billion dollars in trade and investment agreements that demonstrate the strength of the U.S.-Indonesia economic relationship. The deals include the delivery of cutting-edge U.S. technologies to help meet Indonesia’s energy needs and process waste into valuable byproducts. U.S. companies are also supporting …

  • MEMR Released New Ministry Regulation on Accelerating Electrification in Undeveloped Rural Area

    13 December 2016

    Ministry of Energy and Mineral resource just release new ministry regulation on accelerating electrification in undeveloped rural area. One of the objectives are to attract the interest of local state owned enterprises, private enterprises, and cooperatives in managing the small scale electricity provision. New and renewable energy are the highlight for potential energy resources for …

  • New Regulation of Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources for Solar photovoltaic (PV)

    9 August 2016

    Regulation of Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources No. 19/2016 regulates power purchase from solar photovoltaic (PV) power generator by State Electricity Company (PT. PLN) and, among other things, provisions on the use of domestic goods/services in the construction of the photovoltaic plants and the standards of the photovoltaic plants. The regulation also contains feed …

  • Renewable Energy Featured in PLN’s 10-Year Electricity Supply Business Plan (RUPTL) 2016-2025

    14 July 2016

    The 2016-2025 Electricity Supply Business Plan of the Indonesian State-owned power utility, PT PLN (Persero), has been issued and approved by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources through Decree No. 5899K/20/MEM/2016. The RUPTL can be accessed here. The RUPTL sets out a target of adding 80.5 GW of new capacity over the next 10 …

  • USAID Received Acknowledgment for Supporting Indonesia’s Low-Emission Development Plan

    2 June 2016

    In support for the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 193 countries of the UN General Assembly, which includes Indonesia, the SDGs Center was launched on May 20, 2016 at the Padjajaran University, Bandung, West Java. The Center aims at supporting the need for synergies among parties involved in SDGs to reach its …

  • Govt develops power plants in eastern regions

    30 December 2015

    President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has announced that the government would prioritize the development of power generators and electricity infrastructure in the country’s eastern regions. Jokowi wrapped up his visit to East Nusa Tenggara on Monday, where he inaugurated the construction of the Rotiklod dam project in Belu on Monday and a solar photovoltaic power plant …