Twenty percent of renewable energy use by 2025 realistic: Minister

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Ignasius Jonan stated that the target of renewable energy use by 20 percent in the energy mix is more realistically achievable by 2025.

"We will manage the 20 percent by 2025," the minister said here, Tuesday.

According to Director General of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation, Rida Mulyana, the government is currently seeing the market reaction related to electricity tariffs.

Rida said the government is making every effort to meet the electricity needs with reasonable prices and apply subsidy policy.

On Tuesday morning, Minister Jonan attended the launch of the French Renewable Energy Group (FREG).

On that occasion, a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between Indonesia Renewable Energy Community (METI) and FREG was signed.

METI becomes the local partners to assist French companies in identifying and developing Renewable Energy projects in Indonesia.(*)

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