Infrastructure — Jokowi’s challenge (Part 2 of 2)

The government has set a target for the development of 35 GW of coal-fired and geothermal power stations, a crisis call since supply is shortly to be outstripped by demand unless additional power is made available. This demand is particularly directed toward the industrial heartland of Java and locations in Sumatra.

It is unrealistic to expect this amount of new power to be added in the next five years and past experience with two 10 GW “crash” programs under the past administration, with neither completed, cannot be seen as encouraging. – See more at:

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Posted March 12, 2015 by repit in News

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