Indonesia’s Distant Dream: Secure Supply of Renewable Energy

idle areas that may be used to build onshore wind power plants. As a maritime country, Indonesia has numerous seas that can be used as offshore wind power plants and gives potency to build hydro power plants.

Besides wind and hydro power, Indonesia can also develop other potential renewable energy sources such as biomass/bio-residual given the fact that Indonesia still has many agriculture areas.

An added advantage is that Indonesia also receives sun shine throughout the year. This enables Indonesia to develop solar photovoltaic and solar thermal power.

Geothermal energy is another potential renewable energy source since Indonesia has a volcanic geology. Giving home to 240 million people indicates a high energy consumption rate that dominantly depends on burning fossil fuels.

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Posted June 14, 2013 by repit in News

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