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Indonesia’s Fossil Fuel Subsidies Threaten its Energy Transition

Indonesia’s Fossil Fuel Subsidies Threaten its Energy Transition

By Galen Erickson
The subsidies could prevent the country from achieving its ambition of becoming a renewable energy powerhouse.

The 2024 Indonesian Election is All About the Economy

The 2024 Indonesian Election is All About the Economy

By James Guild
The country's economy has grown by an average of 4.2 percent each year that Jokowi has been in office – and voters want more of the same.
Indonesia’s Presidential Election: What You Need to Know

Indonesia’s Presidential Election: What You Need to Know

By Sebastian Strangio
The most important things to watch ahead of the world's largest single-day poll on February 14.

How Indonesia Can Win the Global Race on Critical Minerals

How Indonesia Can Win the Global Race on Critical Minerals

By Brurce Mecca and Azhania N. Siswadi
The country has taken the first steps, but needs a more comprehensive strategy for capitalizing on its abundant natural resource endowment.

How the UAE is Making a Splash in Indonesia’s Clean Energy Sector

How the UAE is Making a Splash in Indonesia’s Clean Energy Sector

By James Guild
Masdar’s willingness to work within the constraints of the country's political economy offers important lessons for the U.S.-backed Just Energy Transition Partnership.

How to Break the Deadlock in the Indonesia-EU Trade Talks

How to Break the Deadlock in the Indonesia-EU Trade Talks

By Fajar Hidayat
The two sides could incorporate a "built-in agenda," putting off thorny issues until after FTA comes into force.

Workers Lose as Indonesian Laws Can’t Keep Pace With Rideshare Apps

Workers Lose as Indonesian Laws Can’t Keep Pace With Rideshare Apps

By Nabiyla Risfa Izzati
Gig platforms have mushroomed in Indonesia in the past decade. But regulations have lagged, and it's the workers who pay.
Indonesia Announces Visa Waivers In Order To Boost Tourism

Indonesia Announces Visa Waivers In Order To Boost Tourism

By Sebastian Strangio
The country has joined Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia in loosening entry regulations amid the region's sluggish tourism recovery.

Indonesia’s Coming Geothermal Boom

Indonesia’s Coming Geothermal Boom

By James Guild
The country has long experience with geothermal energy, making it one of Jakarta's preferred forms of renewable energy.

Addressing Critical Minerals Governance in Indonesia-US Relations

Addressing Critical Minerals Governance in Indonesia-US Relations

By Bhima Yudhistira, Yeta Purnama, and Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Ahead of President Joko Widodo's visit to Washington, serious obstacles stand in the way of cooperation in the vital minerals sector.

3 Takeaways From Indonesia’s Just Energy Transition Roadmap

3 Takeaways From Indonesia’s Just Energy Transition Roadmap

By James Guild
Will the market-based mechanism of the Just Energy Transition Partnership be able to match funding with feasible renewable energy projects?
Indonesia Fast-Tracks Its Electric Vehicle Ambitions

Indonesia Fast-Tracks Its Electric Vehicle Ambitions

By Joseph Rachman
So far, most EV-related investment has come from Chinese and South Korean companies. Can the country succeed without Western involvement?

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