News
REGULATION | Staff Reporter, Indonesia
view(s)

Indonesia's Central Java targets 21% renewable demand by 2025

Four renewable energy projects are expected to be finished by end-2018.

The Central Java province of Indonesia has set a 21% target for renewables in total energy demand, 2% lower than the national target of 23%. The regional administration plans to issue a bylaw to adjust the gap between the targets.

Currently, the renewable share in Central Java's energy supply is 10%. There are four renewable energy projects funded by the Danish government (US$12.4m) that are expected to be fully operational by the end of 2018: in Semarang (landfill gas), in Karimun Jawa Island (PV), Cilacap (refuse-derived fuel from cement), and in Klaten (waste-water treatment). Another 75 MW geothermal project is under construction in Purwokerto.

According to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, renewable in Indonesia accounted for 12.6% of the energy mix in 2017, which exceeded expectations by 0.7%. Hydropower (7.3%) and geothermal (5%) were the most significant contributors to renewable power output.

This article was originally published by Enerdata.

Do you know more about this story? Contact us anonymously through this link.

Click here to learn about advertising, content sponsorship, events & rountables, custom media solutions, whitepaper writing, sales leads or eDM opportunities with us.

To get a media kit and information on advertising or sponsoring click here.