Monday, January 9, 2017

Indonesia: 9,600 MW Geothermal by 2025 - Minister

Indonesia set to become geothermal superpower by 2025 (GCR)

Indonesia has set a target of developing 9.6 GW of geothermal generation by 2025, almost seven times more than it has now, and a little less than three times as much as the US, the present leader for installed capacity.

The target was set by Arcandra Tahar, the deputy minister for energy, during a visit to the main Javanese site of Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE), the subsidiary of a state-owned energy company that is Indonesia’s main producer.

The minister said the geothermal would provide the country’s main baseload power supply in future, making Indonesia the first country to base its energy strategy around this means of generation.

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