Agus pressures PLN to quell soaring subsidies
Hans David Tampubolon
The Jakarta Post
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...