Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2007
Date Amended:


Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Geothermal
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Finance
Renewable Energy Description:

The Government Regulation No. 59/2007 on Geothermal Business Activities, regulates geothermal activities, including surveys, exploration, feasibility studies, exploitation, and utilisation. It also sets out procedures and requirements for obtaining permits; bids for work areas and bid requirements and procedures; geothermal data; supervision on geothermal mining business operations; administrative sanctions; etc. 

To support the Regulation, the Indonesian government has set up a number of policies to support  investments in geothermal energy projects.



The 2007 Regulation was amended in 2010 by the Government Regulation of RI No. 70/2010. It specifically amends article 86, by extending the time limit for holders of authority, permit and/or contract to conduct exploitation activities in any work area. 

Related policies:Tax exemption on goods for geothermal exploration (No. 22/PMK.011/2011) , Old Geothermal Law (No. 27/2003) , New Geothermal Law (No. 21/2014)

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