Ignasius Jonan, Minister of ESDM RI Gives Public Lecture at Udayana University

Jimbaran - Ignasius Jonan, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources visited Udayana University and gave a Public Lecture with the theme "Energy Fairness" Performance of the ESDM Sector, Friday (5/10) in the Widya Sabha Auditorium Building, Bukit Jimbaran Campus. The Public Lecture was attended by around 1200 students at the University of Udayana and was also attended by the Governor of Bali, Director of Corporate Marketing of Pertamina, Regional Business Director of JBTN PLN, Director of Indonesia Power, Regent of Klungkung, Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of Unud, Chairperson of Institutions, Senate Representatives and several officials from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The Public Lecture was also coupled with the signing of the MoU between the Provincial Government of Bali and Pertamina and PLN, Indonesia Power and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ignasius Jonan in his material said that in 2025, 23 percent of the national energy mix is ​​expected from EBT. The government has also tried to make electricity tariffs increasingly affordable, therefore the development of EBT must also be balanced with competitive prices.

Chancellor of Unud, Prof. Dr.dr. A.A Raka Sudewi, Sp. S (K) said that Udayana University has a role in the development of Renewable Energy (EBT) through its research centers through cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The principle of fair energy in accordance with the theme of public lectures has been outlined in the work program of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in order to create people's welfare. This form of fair energy includes an increase in the electrification ratio to illuminate the entire territory of Indonesia.

On the same occasion the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster conveyed his vision in developing Bali was Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali that had to maintain the balance of nature, humanity and all its sacredness and sanctity for the welfare of society. The governor is grateful because there is now an agreement to use environmentally friendly energy. Therefore, it is expected that electricity generation must use fuel or renewable energy.

On this occasion scholarships were also handed over to continue education from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to three Udayana University students who were handed over directly by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources. (HM)