(EnergyAsia, June 27, Friday) — ‘Indonesia Power Conference 2008’ will be held at the Hotel Mulia Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia from August 27 to 28.

The conference will feature a keynote address from Indonesia’s director general for electricity and energy utilisation in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

Indonesia has a large base of primary energy resources including oil, natural gas, coal, and considerable hydroelectric and geothermal potentials. Despite this, the country is struggling to meet its power demands.

‘Indonesia Power’ will provide updates on the country’s power sector, investment opportunities, financing power projects, renewable energy, alternative power sources and clean energy development.

The conference’s other speakers include Chris de Lavigne (Frost and Sullivan), Fahmi Mochtar (Perusahaan Listrik Negara), Muhamad Lutfi (Investment Coordinating Board), Ernst G. Tehuteru (Ali Budiarjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro), James Booker (Paiton Energy), Joseph A. Anderson (Morrison & Foerster LLP),

Laurent Margoloff (Fortis Merchant Banking), Dung Ho (Standard Chartered Bank), Anthony J. Anderson (Prima Wahana Caraka), Duncan Ritchie (Aequero), Anton Wahjosoedibjo (The Indonesian Electrical Power Society), Jochen Overberg (Siemens Indonesia), Yoga P. Suprapto (Badak LNG), Handry Santriago (GE Energy), Raswari (Indonesian Professional Engineer Association (PIPI)), Martin Daniel (Platts), Rehan Kausar (Asian Development Bank) and Agus Sari (EcoSecurities).

‘Indonesia Power Conference 2008’ is organised by the Asia Business Forum. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.