Indonesia Sets 19% Renewable Energy Target For 2019

Indonesia has announced a short-term target for increasing their share of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix.

The south-east Asian country has announced a medium-term target for increasing the share of renewable energy in total energy use to 25% by 2025. The Indonesian government has now set a target to increase the share of renewable energy in total energy mix to 19% by 2019.

The share of renewable energy in Indonesia’s total energy use, at present, stands at around 5% to 6%.

Interestingly, the announcement of the medium-term target comes just months ahead of the Paris climate change summit, where advanced developing countries, including Indonesia, are expected to face increased pressure to commit to mitigation targets.

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Posted June 15, 2015 by repit in News

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