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Agus pressures PLN to quell soaring subsidies

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, April 7 2012 | 11:16 am

PREMIUM Finance Minister Agus Martowardojo has urged state electric company PT PLN to speedily complete its 10,000 megawatt (MW) coal-based power plant projects for the sake of fuel-subsidy savings.

According to Agus, PLN’s dependency on fuel has made it difficult to save fuel subsidies and that if the company could convert one of its fuel-based power stations’ energy sources to coal or gas, th...