Indonesia’s Thermal Coal Demand To Double By 2022

Indonesia’s demand for thermal coal is expected to double by 2022 to help meet its annual growth in electricity demand of around 8.4 per cent, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported the state-run power group Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) as saying.

Electricity demand growth in Indonesia has outpaced the rise in generating capacity, leading to frequent blackouts in cities and many rural areas.

The Indonesian Government and the PLN are racing to build new power plants in a bid to supplement 60 gigawatts to the total generating capacity.
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Posted July 23, 2014 by repit in News

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