JAKARTA—The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources still will prioritize the development of geothermal energy for power plant as early stages of new and renewable energy usage in Indonesia.
General Director of New Energy and Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Rida Mulyana said a geothermal well can be used for large capacity power plant. Therefore, the Ministry will prioritize the utilization of new energy is widely available in mountains area.
“For the beginning, we will prioritize the geothermal development. A geothermal wells can be used for power plant with hundreds megawatt capacity,” he said in Jakarta, Tuesday.