Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Indonesia: "7,000 MW Geothermal by 2025 is Ambitious"

Innovations needed to achieve 7,000 MW geothermal power target: Association (The Jakarta Post)

The Indonesian Geothermal Association (INAGA) has said innovative breakthroughs are needed to speed up developments in the geothermal industry to achieve the country’s target of geothermal power plants producing 7,000 megawatts (MW) by 2025.

INAGA chairman Abadi Purnomo acknowledged that the 7,000 MW geothermal power plant target was quite ambitious because Indonesia’s current total geothermal capacity stood at only 1,493.5 MW. Hence, there was a shortfall of 5,500 MW, which must be obtained within 10 years, or 550 MW per year, he went on.

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