Energy sector biggest emissions emitter

Indonesia is heavily dependent on fossil fuel, particularly oil and coal, despite possessing abundant potential sources of renewable energy, primarily geothermal and solar energy.

Located on the “ring of fire”, the country is rich with volcanoes that offer abundant geothermal sources, with 28,000 megawatts (MW) in potential. Yet only 5 percent of it has been tapped. In addition, the country also gets sunlight throughout the year, making it ripe for solar power development.

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Posted July 29, 2015 by repit in News

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