Metrotvnews.com April 30,2014 reported that for the sake of pressing dependency fuel oil ( BBM ) , the government will increase fuel use of coal and gas for power generation . Electricity needs by 2022 is estimated at 385 terrawatt . The government is targeting electricity production of the energy mix for 440 terrawatt .
” For 440 terrawatt generate electricity , coal will dominate for power plant fuel . We want to use the 66 % from coal , and 16 % of the gas for the production . Petroleum is only 1.7 % , ” said Director General of Electricity , Ministry of Energy and Resources Jarman Mineral Resources Mineral downstream after attending the discussion , Solutions , and Electrical at Hotel Grand Sahid Sudirman , Central Jakarta , Wednesday ( 30/04/2014 ) .
Based on data from the Directorate General of Electricity Ministry of Energy, in 2013 the government has been using coal fuel at 51.6 %, , gas 23.6 % , and 12.5 % oil . “The source of electrical energy is the cheapest it’s just coal , but unfortunately high pollution . Hence , we use a mix of energy such as hydro and geothermal , ” he said .
As of March 2014 , the total installed power capacity of 49.630 MW has . Electricity needs over the past year by 188 terrawatt and 2014 is estimated at 208 terrawatt . ” Some areas will experience power supply limitations because the need is greater than the power supply . From 188 terrawatt , 41 % used household, industrial 34 % , 19 % business , and the public 6 % , ” he concluded .