Tag Archives: energy

The European Union is set to ban the use of halogen bulbs and households are expected to switch to more energy-efficient lights, starting next month. A continent-wide switchover to light-emitting diodes (known as LEDs) is underway that will slash emissions and energy bills, according to industry, campaigners and experts. LEDs consume five times less energy […]

Indonesian coal production was recorded at 180 million tons on Wednesday, or 37.11 percent of the government’s 485 million target this year. However, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said he wanted Indonesia to further increase coal production to 585 million by year-end as part of efforts to narrow the current-account deficit (CAD). “Yesterday [Tuesday], during […]

In the first half of this year, Indonesia booked US$9.48 billion in investment in the energy and mineral resources sector, only 25 percent of the full-year target of $37.2 billion. The oil and gas sector contributed the most to the total investment at $5.11 billion, followed by electricity at $2.83 billion. Meanwhile, the mining and […]

As President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo inaugurated Indonesia’s first wind power plant in Sidenreng Rappang, South Sulawesi, on Monday (02/07), the government is getting closer to its ambitious target of obtaining more than a fifth of the country’s energy from renewable sources. The plant, also known as PLTB Sidrap, consists of 30 wind turbines which can produce up to 75 […]