The primary energy supply in Indonesia is mainly based on fossil fuels like oil, gas and carbon. In 2015, 41% of Indonesian energy consumption was based on oil, 24% on natural gas and, 29% on coal.
What kind of renewable energy that we can find in Indonesia?
Renewable energy potential in Indonesia is high: solar, wind, hydro and geothermal energy. Tropical rain forests and peat land areas have extensive coal storage.
What are 3 renewable resources?
Renewable resources include biomass energy (such as ethanol), hydropower, geothermal power, wind energy, and solar energy.
Is salt water renewable or nonrenewable?
Desalination of seawater is considered a renewable source of water, although reducing its dependence on fossil fuel energy is needed for it to be fully renewable.
Why does Indonesia use hydropower?
Indonesia promotes hydropower to create the demand for industrial development. The Indonesian government’s strategy for hydropower development aims at boosting industrial growth, reducing carbon emissions and achieving energy independence, writes Honourable Bambang P.
Does Indonesia still have oil?
At the end of 2019, Indonesia had approximately 2.5 billion barrels worth of proven oil reserves accounting for approximately 0.2 percent of the world’s total oil reserves. Oil has been a major sector in the Indonesian economy but has recently become less important due to its finite nature.