Reflecting on Japan, PLTU Technology for Converting Coal to Biomass is Recorded

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Director General of Electricity at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Rida Mulyana, said the government needed to record the technology owned by each steam power plant (PLTU) so that the program for converting coal to biomass or co-firing walk well. “Japan’s success in conducting the trial is that there are […]

Yusuf Mansur Harvests Lawsuits, These Are the Cases!, JAKARTA — It seems that the storm of lawsuits has not yet finished hitting Ustaz Yusuf Mansur. After previously being sued for Rp98 trillion to the South Jakarta District Court, hundreds of investors in the coal project initiated by Ustaz Yusuf Mansur are now threatening to take the famous preacher to court. Unmitigated they […]

Coal is not used for electricity in RI 2060

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia — Minister of SOEs Erick Thohir said Indonesia would not use coal again in 2060 for electricity. This was conveyed by Erick during a speech at UMM on Saturday (15/1). He said that in 2060 coal will no longer be used for electricity. “Coal in 2060 will no longer be used for […]

China’s Coal Imports Continue to Soar, What’s Up?

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Chinese Customs recorded almost twice as many coal imports in October 2021 as last year. This is despite the fact that the country’s electricity shortage is decreasing. According to data accessed through Wind Information, On Sunday (7/11/2021), monthly coal purchases reached 26.9 million tons in October, up 96.2% from last year. […]

Signs of the World’s Coal ‘Apocalypse’ in Sight!

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The end of the use of coal as an energy source is in sight. The reason is that many countries in the world are starting to plan to reduce and stop the use of the ‘black gold’ for the reason of reducing emissions. These steps were strengthened by the existence of […]

Indonesia Alert! Coal’s ‘Apocalypse’ in Sight…

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – After India, now it is China’s turn to ‘retire’ coal-fired power plants (Steam Power Plants/PLTU). This is bad news for Indonesia, because China is a major coal export destination. Quotes Reuters, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) targets PLTUs to produce a maximum average of 300 grams of carbon dioxide […]

Oh Byung! There is ‘Bad News’ from India to RI

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – India will become a carbon neutral country by 2070. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland. “By 2070, India will achieve its net zero emission target,” he told more than 120 state leaders. On the same occasion, Modi also raised the 2030 target of […]

The Price of Coal Falls Down!

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Coal prices plunged last week. It’s been two weeks in a row that the price of the black stone has fallen drastically. Last weekend, the price of coal on the ICE Newcastle (Australia) market was recorded at US$ 154.9/ton. A plunge of 10.12% from the previous day. On a weekly basis, […]