It is reported that Tesla has received an invitation from the Indonesian government to build a large electric vehicle factory there Teslarati, a news website tracking Tesla, quoted luhut pandjaitan, Minister of ocean affairs and investment coordination of Indonesia, as saying that Indonesia has invited Tesla to establish an electric vehicle manufacturing plant near Batang Regence in Central Java province.
The report said that the proposed plant may have an annual capacity of 500000 vehicles and may use renewable energy.
It is reported that PT geo Dipa energi, a state-owned enterprise in Indonesia, operates a geothermal power plant in Batang Regence. Pandjaitan told lawmakers how Tesla could use the company's output to power its factories. He added that Tesla also showed interest in the North Kalimantan Green Industrial Park, which relies on water and solar energy.
It is reported that luhut said that Indonesia wants Tesla to produce cars locally, not just sell cars. this year
In mid May, Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Indonesian Prime Minister Joko Widodo at the SpaceX rocket production base in boccachka, Texas.
It is reported that vedo invited musk to visit his country at that time. Musk replied that he hoped to visit in November.
This Southeast Asian country is famous for its mineral resources, which may help Tesla to make batteries.