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Indonesia Signs Deals to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition
November 16, 2022

Indonesia Signs Deals to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition

By Niniek Karmini and Sibi Arasu
The agreements were an important step for the country, a major exporter of coal that has abundant green energy potential.

Greening Pains: Can Petronas Make the Leap to Renewables?
September 15, 2022

Greening Pains: Can Petronas Make the Leap to Renewables?

By Gulzhan Musaeva
With a government to provide for and its own pecuniary interests, the Malaysian state oil and gas giant is unlikely to change dramatically.
Protests Erupt in Indonesia Over Fuel Price Rises
September 09, 2022

Protests Erupt in Indonesia Over Fuel Price Rises

By Sebastian Strangio
Student groups and labor unions have pledged to step up demonstrations against the government's reduction of a fuel subsidy.

Why Indonesia Reduced Petrol Subsidies
September 06, 2022

Why Indonesia Reduced Petrol Subsidies

By James Guild
The move will be unpopular, but could well generate considerable economic benefits over the long run.

Why Indonesia Needs to Reform Its System of Energy Subsidies
July 11, 2022

Why Indonesia Needs to Reform Its System of Energy Subsidies

By I Dewa Made Raditya Margenta and Filda C. Yusgiantoro
State subsidies help keep energy affordable for low-income Indonesians. They may also be holding up its green energy transition.

How the Russia-Ukraine War Has Slammed Indonesia’s Energy Security
March 07, 2022

How the Russia-Ukraine War Has Slammed Indonesia’s Energy Security

By I Dewa Made Raditya Margenta and Filda C. Yusgiantoro
Russia's invasion has exposed the country's vulnerability to shocks in the global energy markets.

Indonesia Loosens Coal Export Ban Amid Calls From Trading Partners
January 11, 2022

Indonesia Loosens Coal Export Ban Amid Calls From Trading Partners

By Sebastian Strangio
The ban, imposed due to critically low stocks at domestic power plants, sent tremors through global coal markets.
Indonesia Bans Coal Exports to Head Off Blackouts
January 04, 2022

Indonesia Bans Coal Exports to Head Off Blackouts

By Sebastian Strangio
The move speaks to the political and economic importance of coal, and the difficulty Indonesia will have in organizing a transition to renewable energy.

Indonesia’s Climate Commitments Ahead of the COP-26 Summit
October 14, 2021

Indonesia’s Climate Commitments Ahead of the COP-26 Summit

By Noto Suoneto
The upcoming climate summit offers President Joko Widodo an opportunity to realize his vision of Indonesia as a “bridge builder” and global problem solver.

Carbon Capture is the Key to Indonesia’s Net-Zero Emissions Future
September 21, 2021

Carbon Capture is the Key to Indonesia’s Net-Zero Emissions Future

By Haryanto and Filda C. Yusgiantoro
While obstacles remain, the technology could help transform Indonesia into a regional leader in renewable energy.

Indonesia Is Failing to Provide a Green Track for Industry
September 17, 2021

Indonesia Is Failing to Provide a Green Track for Industry

By Diwangkara Bagus Nugraha
Industry is racing to get green, but Indonesia has paved the road with unsupportive regulation.
Can Indonesia Really Quit Coal After 2023?
May 25, 2021

Can Indonesia Really Quit Coal After 2023?

By James Guild
Any move to jettison coal power will likely face opposition from the country's powerful domestic coal lobby.

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