Geothermal prospects to be looked at this year.

AKARTA, July 1 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s investment chief Gita Wirjawan said on Friday that French firms have pledged to invest about $2 billion in geothermal power in the country, and will start looking at the prospects this year.

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The pledge comes as executives at some French firms including energy major Total are accompanying France’s Prime Minister Francois Fillon on a state visit to Jakarta on Friday.

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