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Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

Air pollution is worsening in Jakarta and West Java, while tens of millions of people experienced a day-long blackout earlier this month after gas-powered electricity generators failed and significant proportions of eastern Indonesia have do not have reliable power supplies. So why does Indonesia remain so reliant on fossil fuels? For an archipelago as large … Continue reading Indonesia has the potential to generate 788,000 megawatts (MW) of power from renewable energy sources such as wind power, solar, tidal, and geothermal

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Ayala Corporation expanding wind energy project in Indonesia

The energy investment unit of Ayala Corporation will be doubling the capacity of its Sidrap wind farm development in South Sulawesi, Indonesia to 150 megawatts from currently at 75MW. In an interview with reporters, AC Energy President and Chief Executive Officer Eric T. Francia indicated “there’s expansion potential for Sidrap – we can double the … Continue reading Ayala Corporation expanding wind energy project in Indonesia

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Second Sulawesi wind farm project near completion

Following President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s inauguration of the 100-hectare Sidrap Wind Farm in Sindereng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi, a second wind farm in the province’s Jeneponto regency is 97 percent complete. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo inaugurates the Sidrap Wind Farm on July 2 in Sindereng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi. A second wind farm in the province is expected to … Continue reading Second Sulawesi wind farm project near completion

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Indonesia’s first wind farm officially inaugurated

Sidrap wind farm, Indonesia’s first commercial-scale wind project, has been officially inaugurated by the country’s president Joko Widodo. Mott MacDonald is lenders’ technical, environmental and social advisor to the overseas private investment corporation (OPIC) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) on the scheme and will now monitor operations in an ongoing role. Located in South … Continue reading Indonesia’s first wind farm officially inaugurated

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Jokowi Launches Indonesia`s Largest Wind Farm

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo inaugurated Monday the wind farm in Sidenreng Rappang (Sidrap) Regency, South Sulawesi. The wind power plant boasts 30 sets of wind turbines, making it the largest in the country. JAKARTA, July 2 (Xinhua) — Indonesia on Monday launched its first wind power plant in central parts of the country, aiming at … Continue reading Jokowi Launches Indonesia`s Largest Wind Farm

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Indonesian wind farm starts build

A wind farm project in Indonesia has achieved financial close and will soon be built. The 72MW Tolo 1 facility in South Sulawesi is to be developed by Singapore-based firm Equis Energy, with consultancy Mott MacDonald providing construction and operations monitoring services. Once operational, it is expected to produce enough renewable energy to power nearly … Continue reading Indonesian wind farm starts build

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Indonesia’s first wind farm 90% complete

The government is now finishing the development of a 100-hectare Sidrap Wind Farm in Sindereng Rappang regency, South Sulawesi, the first wind power project in the country and the largest project of its kind in Southeast Asia.   Progress on the wind farm’s development had reached 90 percent, the spokesman of state-owned electricity company PLN, I Made Suprateka, said on … Continue reading Indonesia’s first wind farm 90% complete

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Wind farm in Indonesia ready to operate in early 2018

The Ayala group’s power unit AC Energy expects its 75-megawatt wind power project in Indonesia to go online in the first quarter of 2018 as construction makes headway in South Sulawesi. PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energi (UPC Sidrap), the owner and operator of the $150-million Sidrap wind farm, is a joint venture among UPC Renewables, … Continue reading Wind farm in Indonesia ready to operate in early 2018

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Siemens Gamesa receives 20-turbine order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind power plant

With the ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind project, Siemens Gamesa has secured its first order in Indonesia for the gearless SWT-3.6-130 wind turbines. The wind power plant developed by Equis Energy, the largest renewable energy IPP (independent power producer) in the Asia-Pacific region, will be installed by late 2017. Commissioning is planned for early 2018. Equis … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives 20-turbine order from Indonesia for Equis Energy’s ‘Tolo 1’ onshore wind power plant

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Indonesia to develop 16 wind power projects

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources is planning to develop the potential of wind power in 16 locations in Indonesia. The ministrys director general for new and renewable energy Rida Mulyana stated here on Tuesday that the country has in fact high wind power potential due to which Indonesia is exploring cooperation with Denmark … Continue reading Indonesia to develop 16 wind power projects

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Indonesia ups renewable electricity plan

Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy has raised its target for renewable power generation in the country by 2026, and is now aiming for the sector to deliver 22.5% of the country’s electricity mix by then. This represents an increase of almost 3 percentage points on the previous review of the ten-year electricity supply plan prepared by … Continue reading Indonesia ups renewable electricity plan

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Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Indonesia’s first wind farm

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has entered into an agreement with PT UPC Sidrap Bayu Energi – a joint venture owned by UPC Renewables, PT Binatek and AC Energy Holdings- for the supply of 75 MW for the first wind farm ever to be commissioned in Indonesia, a high-potential wind market. This … Continue reading Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for Indonesia’s first wind farm

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Vestas to supply Indonesia’s first wind energy projects

The South Sulawesi project will be the first large-scale renewable energy project in Indonesia, the Danish Embassy in Indonesia said. An agreement was signed between Indonesia’s national electricity company, PT PLN, and an international group of investors led by Equis. The 60 MW South Sulawesi project will become the largest wind farm in the country. According … Continue reading Vestas to supply Indonesia’s first wind energy projects

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Indonesia plans to increase use of renewable energy

Indonesia is planning to increase the use of renewable energy in the near future amid rising energy demand.   The government aimed to increase the proportion of renewable energy usage to 25 percent within the next 10 years from the current level of less than 10 percent, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Sudirman Said … Continue reading Indonesia plans to increase use of renewable energy

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Indonesian Govt To Develop Renewable Energy

The Indonesian government is planning to build power generators using new and renewable energies (EBT) to provide electricity for the countrys rural areas or villages. The planned use of new and renewable energy is part of the countrys electrification program called “Indonesia Terang” (Bright Indonesia). Renewable energy is expected to help cover 23 percent of … Continue reading Indonesian Govt To Develop Renewable Energy

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Wind energy in Indonesia: Largest wind power project

Construction will begin in May 2016 on Indonesia’s largest wind farm as Asia Green Capital Partners Pte Ltd., a Singapore-based clean energy developer, lines up financing for the 62.5-megawatt project. The World Bank’s International Finance Corp. will contribute to the project known as Jeneponto 1, which will cost $120 million to $135 million, according to … Continue reading Wind energy in Indonesia: Largest wind power project

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Indonesia plans to have 30,000 megawatts from geothermal energy, hydro, wave and solar energy

Indonesia aims to double its use of renewable energy in 10 years. It plans to have 30,000 megawatts of power generated from geothermal, hydro, wave and solar energy.   But the high initial investment in green infrastructure and limited state budget is a major deterrent. And Jakarta is inviting private sectors to chip in as … Continue reading Indonesia plans to have 30,000 megawatts from geothermal energy, hydro, wave and solar energy

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Alstom to build a turnkey geothermal energy plant in Indonesia

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth over €61 million by PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy to supply and install a 30 MW geothermal plant for the Karaha Power Plant in West Java, Indonesia. Alstom will design, supply, install and commission the entire power plant (EPC contract). The project will be delivered by the end of … Continue reading Alstom to build a turnkey geothermal energy plant in Indonesia

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Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam, the Maldives and Nepal are partnering with the World Bank to map out their most-promising locations for solar energy, wind power and other renewable energy resources

Pakistan has tremendous potential for harnessing wind power, solar energy, biomass and other renewable energy resources to help reduce power cuts and improve access to modern energy services. But the country lacks the high quality resource data at a national scale that is needed to take full advantage of these sources of clean energy.   … Continue reading Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam, the Maldives and Nepal are partnering with the World Bank to map out their most-promising locations for solar energy, wind power and other renewable energy resources

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