Sunday, 8 Rabiul Awwal 1442 / 25 October 2020

Sunday, 8 Rabiul Awwal 1442 / 25 October 2020

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Some 5.2 million of Indonesian have no access to electricity

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 01:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Some 5.2 million Indonesians have no access to electricity, Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan stated. The figure is equal to two percent of the...

Electricity power in C Sulawesi already normal: Gumiwang

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 01:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- Social affairs minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita said here on Friday that electricity in Central Sulawesi had returned to normalcy after the recent earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction...

PLN expects Palu to rise following electricity restoration

Monday, 08 Oct 2018 20:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- PT PLN said electricity service fully restored in Central Sulawesi following an earthquake and tsunami on September 28. The state-owned electricity company expected Palu City and...

Danish investor wants to build power plant in North Sumatra

Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 13:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LANGKAT -- An investor from Denmark Investor has indicated interest in building a hydro power plant in the district of Langkat, North Sumatra. "It is true, there have...

Govt will not raise electricity tariff till year-end

Thursday, 06 Jul 2017 12:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Minister Ignsius Jonan said that the government will not raise the basic electricity tariff from July 1 to December 31, 2017....

Govt makes five breakthroughs to achieve electricity production target

Friday, 26 May 2017 14:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG ARO -- The Indonesian government is making five breakthroughs to achieve the national target of generating 7,200 megawatts of electricity by 2025.  Director of Geothermal of the Ministry...

150 villages in North Maluku live without electricity

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 21:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TERNATE -- At least 150 villages in 10 districts/municipalities in North Maluku Province have not yet been covered under the government's electrification program, an official of state-owned electricity...

Indonesia, Sweden to jointly develop renewable energy to generate electricity

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017 04:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia and Sweden have agreed to jointly develop renewable energy to generate electricity. By cooperating with Sweden which has more sophisticated technology for new and renewable...

West Kalimantan increases in electricity by 120MW

Monday, 06 Jun 2016 22:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID PONTIANAK -- West Kalimantan will have an additional 120 Mega Watt (MW) of electricity. The groundbreaking ceremony was recently conducted by President Joko Widodo. President Jokowi did groundbreaking...

PLN ton increase electricity tariff in June 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016 21:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA –- State-owned Electricity Company (PLN) gave signal to adjust tariff for 12 groups of user. Without mentioning new tariff, PLN said the increase of tariff for June...

Minister: 35 thousand-MW power projects might be delayed

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 14:26 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The scheduled completion of the 35 thousand-megawatt (MW) power projects in 2019 will be delayed if state-owned electricity company PLN does not submit the revised 2016-2025...

PLN buys electricity from Malaysia

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 21:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BENGKAYANG -- The national power utility PT PLN has to buy power from a Malaysia power producer to meet power requirement in Bengkawang.PLN will purchase 90 MW from...

Govt to accelerate plan to generate energy from waste

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 18:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has issued Presidential Regulation No. 18 of 2016 on waste-based power plants to accelerate the plan to process waste into energy, according to an Energy...

PLN raises non-subsidized electricity tariffs in May

Sunday, 01 May 2016 22:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- State electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has raised non-subsidized electricity tariffs for 12 groups of subscribers by Rp7-10 per kWh in May 2016.The electricity...

Minister: 12,569 villages still without electricity

Thursday, 14 Apr 2016 21:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NIAS -- A total of 12,569 villages in Indonesia still have no access to electricity and so have become the target of the "Indonesia Bright" program, Energy Minister...

PLN to supply electricity for all district capitals in Papua

Monday, 04 Apr 2016 19:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TIMIKA -- The national power utility company PLN said it would supply electricity for all capital cities of districts in Papua and West Papua in 2017.General Manager of...

Turn off lamps to observe Earth Hour

Saturday, 19 Mar 2016 20:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MAKASSAR -- State electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has called on the public to turn off their lamps from 08.30 to 09.30 p.m. on Saturday night...

Gov't provides free electricity installation to poor families in Ngawi

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 19:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID,NGAWI -- Some 117 poor families in villages in Ngawi District, East Java Province, which had previously lacked access to electricity, will benefit from free electrical wiring provided by...

PLN guarantees electrical availability for LRT

Monday, 21 Dec 2015 19:05 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- State Electricity Company (PLN) guaranteed availability of electricity for public transport Light Rail Transit (LRT). Distribution Manager of PLN Jakarta-Tangerang I Putu Riasa said, PLN was...

Electricity price for 1,300 VA customers increased by 11 percent

Monday, 30 Nov 2015 17:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Tariff adjustment of electricity in December 2015 had been set. According to Regulation of Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) No.31/2014, as amended by Regulation...

Australian investors interested in Indonesian electricity sector

Saturday, 14 Nov 2015 07:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Head of Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), Franky Sibarani, said investors from Australia were exploring investments in the electricity sector. Based on the meetings held by representatives...

Ministry says 14 percent of population without electricity

Monday, 02 Nov 2015 14:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUTA -- The Government through Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) continued to encourage natural gas to become electricity source. Director General of Oil and Mineral Resources...

Indonesia requires US$20 billion to build gas infrastructure

Monday, 02 Nov 2015 13:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALI -- Indonesia requires an investment worth US$20 billion to build gas infrastructure in the next 15 years in a bid to maintain national energy security, an official...

Ministry to utilize natural gas to generate electricity

Monday, 02 Nov 2015 13:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUTA -- The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (KESDM) continues to encourage natural gas as the fuel to generate electricity in the future.At a national gas stakeholders'...

PLN-Waskita sign Sumatra power transmission contract of Rp 6.71 trillion

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 07:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- PT PLN (Persero) and PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk signed a contract to build power transmission lines with a capacity of 500 kV along 395 km...

Govt issues new electricity tariff policy for industry

Friday, 09 Oct 2015 20:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has included several policies on electricity incentives for industries in its third phase of the economic policy package, according to Energy and Mineral Resources...

Indonesia learns to change waste into electricity from Japan

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 04:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia continued to strengthen cooperation with Japan in technology. Director General of innovation, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti), Jumain Appe, said that to...

Investors invited for 35 thousand MW of electricity

Friday, 21 Aug 2015 08:48 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government wants to show the world that Indonesia is able to build 35 thousand MW of electricity in 5 years. Energy observer from IRESS, Marwan...

PLN to meet electricity needs for Boalemo Festival

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 21:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- State electricity company PT PLN will meet the electricity requirements for the Boalemo Festival, according to the company's General Manager Baringin Nababan for North and Central...

Minister: Project on development of power plants on track

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 19:23 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The development program on the construction of power generators with a total capacity of 35,000 megawatts in Indonesia is progressing as scheduled, Coordinating Minister for Economic...

Electrification ratio in E Kalimantan 93 percent

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 09:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALIKPAPAN -- The electrification ratio in East Kalimantan Province has reached 69 percent, with 93 percent of villages having been covered with electricity, Deputy Governor of East Kalimantan...

N Sulawesi PLN to generate electricity from household garbage

Sunday, 14 Jun 2015 23:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- The Northern Sulawesi branch of the national power utility PLN will generate electricity from household garbage this year."This year we will develop renewable energy from household...

Minister: Electricity supply to reach across Indonesia by 2020

Sunday, 31 May 2015 19:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's minister of energy and mineral resources Sudirman Said expressed optimism here on Sunday that by 2020 the country would be 100 percent supplied by electricity."I...

Bantul's wind farm expected to supply 50 megawatts of electricity

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 19:22 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANTUL -- The wind power plant to be developed in Bantul district, Yogyakarta, will supply households with 50 megawatts (MW) of clean electricity, an official said."The wind power...

Non-subsidized electricity tariffs increase in April

Friday, 03 Apr 2015 00:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- State electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) has raised the tariffs of non-subsidized electrical power for April, after it lowered them in March for the...

National electricity reserve should be 30 percent: VP

Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 18:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice-President Jusuf Kalla stated that the national electricity reserve should be 30 percent of the existing capacity, considering the country's growth of population and economy."Our ideal...

Electricity crisis occurs due to miscalculation: VP

Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 18:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The electricity crisis that hit several areas in Indonesia was caused by miscalculation, according to Vice President Jusuf Kalla."Electricity crisis occurs, because we have, so far,...

President: No tariff hike imposed on electricity for industry

Monday, 09 Mar 2015 19:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LHOKSEUMAWE -- The government has no plans to increase the electricity tariff for the industry, but on the contrary, it might even decrease it, stated President Joko Widodo."The...

Floods force PLN to turn off 469 electricity relay stations

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 07:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- State-owned power company PLN turned off 469 of its 17,000 relay stations, which supply electricity to Jakarta and Tangerang, as floods hit a number of areas...

BRI's Director appointed to head PT PLN

Thursday, 25 Dec 2014 00:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Government appoints Executive Director of state-owned bank BRI, Sofyan Basir, as Executive Director of state-owned electricity company PLN. He will serve from 2014 to 2019.  Minister of State...

Govt prepares a trillion IDR to provide electricity in outer islands

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 23:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources prepares a trillion IDR to provide electricity in outer islands of Indonesia. The ministry set the target that by August 17,...

Batang Power Plant project to be resumed despite land acquisition problems

Tuesday, 09 Dec 2014 03:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATANG -- PT Bhimasena Power Indonesia stated that coal-fired steam power plant (PLTU) project in Batang regency to be resumed despite problems in land acquisition. The corporation is...

Fuel oil for PLN generator hits 4.7 million kiloliters

Tuesday, 07 Oct 2014 21:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - As much as 4.7 million kiloliters of fuel oil has been used to operate diesel generators till September this year, according to state electricity firm PT...

Govt to build 10,000mw plant per year

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 20:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The government targets to build power plants of 10 thousand-megawatt capacity per year to meet the demand for 240 thousand megawatts by 2031, according to Deputy Minister...

KPK questions Freeport's former CEO

Friday, 26 Sep 2014 15:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Friday questioned the former CEO of PT Freeport Indonesia, Armando Mahler, as witness in a corruption case involving former Governor...

Biomass power plant to be built in S Buru

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 18:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, AMBON - A biomass power plant and an agroforestry zone will be set up in South Buru district, Maluku, President Director of PT Binatek Energi Terbarukan, Erwin Jahja,...

Electricity tariff to be evaluated

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014 14:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The economic team of Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo and Jusuf Kalla will evaluate the increase of electricity tariff. People are already burdened with recent increases in electricity...

Minister asks Pertamina to review geothermal projects

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 16:21 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The minister of state-owned enterprise Dahlan Iskan has urged PT Pertamina, national oil and gas company, to study two geothermal plant projects in Seulawah, Aceh, and...

PLN to build new power plant in Lombok

Monday, 14 Jul 2014 01:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WEST LOMBOK -- State owned electricity company, PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) plans to build new power plant in West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara to solve the problem...

Jusuf Kalla targets the development of 20,000 MW of electricity

Thursday, 05 Jun 2014 16:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice presidential candidate, Jusuf Kalla targeted to develop 20,000 megawatt (MW) of electricity in Indonesia. He said that Indonesia had been too late more than six...