, Electricity Purchase from Small and Medium Scale Renewable Energy and Excess Power (No. 4/2012)
Year:2013 (June 12th)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2013 (June 12th)
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Policy Target:Solar, Solar>Solar photovoltaic
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources
Legal References:Ministerial Regulation No 17/2013

Ministerial Regulation no 17/2013 was adopted on 12th June 2013 and went into force on the same day. The Regulation introduces solar auction programme in Indonesia.

Maximum price benchmark for power purchase from solar installations is established on the level of USD 0.25/kWh.

For projects using high level of local content (at least 40%), the maximum price benchmark is elevated to USD 0.30/kWh.

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources annually publishes solar development plans in which the solar generation capacity targets are announced. In order to achieve established targets public biddings will be arranged for. Detailed instructions on application process for interested parties are outlined in the Regulation.

The state owned utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN) is obliged to purchase electricity generated from solar photovoltaic projects on the basis of Power Purchase Agreemnts (PPAs) signed for period of 20 years.

Solar project must be commissioned within 18 months period from the moment of signing PPA. This deadline can be extended by maximum 12 months with according reductions from the agreed power purchase price agreed in PPA:


Power purchase price reduction

Up to 3 months


Between 3 and 6 months


Between 6 and 12 months



In order to download full text of the Ministerial Regulation no 17/2013 please, click here.


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