By Martin Gøttske
The Indonesian government aims to make the country the world’s top geothermal electricity producer and has unveiled plans to develop 12 geothermal power plants with a total capacity of 865 MW and combined investment value of around 4,3 billion USD.
At present, Indonesia operates geothermal power plants with a total capacity of 1,698.5 MW.
In order to make the geothermal projects more attractive to private companies, the government has allocated 225 million USD from the state budget and has been granted 55.25 million USD from the World Bank to fund exploration activities for geothermal power plants.
The Jakarta Post: