The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) tomorrow will provide incentives in the form of discount vouchers for people who are interested in installing a Solar Power Plant. (PLTS) Roof. The goal is to encourage the use of new and renewable energy-based power plants (EBT).
“Thursday (10/2) the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources will launching the funding pattern as an incentive so that it can be utilized. We will give vouchers, for example, those who install 2 kWh, later they will be given vouchers that can be cashed, so the deduction is there,” said Director General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (EBTKE) of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Dadan Kusdiana in the G20 Talkshow, quoted on Wednesday. (9/2/2020).
The government has issued Regulation of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Number 26 of 2021 concerning Rooftop PLTS Connected to the Electric Power Network Holders of Business Permits for the Provision of Electric Power for Public Interest (IUPTLU).
“We can encourage Rooftop PLTS to be able to speed up,” he said.
In the regulation, one of the provisions is to increase the export provisions for kilo Watt hour (kWh) of electricity from the previous 65% to 100%.
The export kWh in question is the amount of electrical energy supplied from the customer installation system PLTS Roof to the network system of the lUPTLU holder or PT PLN (Persero) recorded on the import-export kWh meter.
With this regulation, the government is also targeting the capacity of Rooftop PLTS to reach 3.6 Giga Watt (GW) in stages until 2025.
Reported CNBC Indonesiathe cost of capital (capital expenditure / capex) installation PLTS Roof per 1 kilo Watt peak (kWp) is currently IDR 17 million. This cost is claimed to have fallen when compared to five years ago which reached Rp 24 million per kWp.
For household customers, the PLTS Roof capacity is usually 2-3 kWp. That is, it takes up to Rp. 51 million if you want to install a PLTS Roof with an installed capacity of 3 kWp.
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