Indonesia Indonesia promotes electric vehicle charging infrastructure

The Regulation of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources No. 13 of 2020 on Battery-based Electric Vehicles Charging Infrastructure (the Regulation) was enacted in Indonesia on August 7, 2020. The regulation covers a broad range of objectives, including the development of charging infrastructure for battery electric vehicles, the responsibilities of the state-owned power company (PLN), the policy framework and charging fees and safety installation requirements.

This regulation stipulates that battery electric vehicles can be charged at private electric facilities or public electric vehicle charging stations. On the other hand, the battery replacement function shall be performed by public electric vehicle battery replacement stations. Public electric vehicle charging stations will be provided by entities that possess a General Electric Supply License or a Sales Electric Supply License. The charging infrastructure will be developed and deployed as part of allocated task to PLN, and PLN may collaborate with other entities to accomplish the task. The types of charging technologies that will be used at public electric vehicle charging stations include (a) normal charging, (b) fast charging, and (c) ultra-fast charging.

The Article 20 of the Regulation provides that PLN as a public charging station or electric vehicle battery replacement station entity must craft a roadmap for the infrastructure development. It includes (a) the charging locations and capacities of each public electric vehicle charging station and electric vehicle battery replacement station, (b) the business scheme for public electric vehicle charging stations as defined in Article 11, and (c) the business scheme for public electric vehicle battery replacement stations as referred to in Article 15. PLN must submit to the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, through the Director General, a roadmap for the infrastructure deployment of public electric vehicle charging station or electric vehicle battery replacement station within six months of the date of promulgation of the Regulation.

The electricity price on battery electric vehicles charging will be in accordance with the electricity rate plans provided by PLN.

The original version of this regulation is downloadable at the following URL.
https://jdih.esdm.go.id/storage/document/PM%20ESDM%20No.%2013%20Tahun%202020.pdf