Monday, October 5, 2015

Indonesia: PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy to be given advantage in development

Govt to speed up geothermal power projects (Jakarta Post)

The Indonesian government is preparing a legal instrument that will allow PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE), a subsidiary of oil and gas company Pertamina, to develop geothermal-fueled power plants without a tender.

The policy aims to speed up the development of the use of geothermal energy in power plants.

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry’s director general for new and renewable energy and energy conservation, Rida Mulyana, confirmed the plan, saying that the regulation was expected to be completed before the end of the year.

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