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Govt to mend policy on renewable energy to remove uncertainty

  • Norman Harsono

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, November 11 2019   /  02:03 am

The government plans to issue a presidential regulation on renewable energy early next year to improve the investment climate in the exploration and production of renewable energy in Indonesia.Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry Renewable Energy Director General Sutijastoto, who heads the team drafting the regulation, said in Jakarta on Nov. 6 that his office had talked to various business organizations and government bodies for input.“We, the government, are working on boosting renewable energy, and that includes improving pricing policies,” he said. “We have talked to the Finance Ministry and all. The draft regulation just needs to be finalized.”Sutijastoto did not elaborate on the draft’s content, but the head of the geothermal division at the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), Fauzi Imron, who participated in discussion on the draft regulation, said the ...