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.
April 12, 2022
The Challenges Facing Indonesia’s G20 Presidency
By Noto Suoneto and Hugh Harsono
The war in Ukraine is only one of the obstacles facing President Joko Widodo's administration.
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.
December 03, 2021
How Indonesia and Singapore Can Deepen Their Renewable Energy Cooperation
By Dedi Dinarto and Gerardus Yosari
In many ways, the two nations are natural partners in the development of green energy sources.
November 03, 2021
Why Solar Power Could Take Off in Indonesia Soon
By James Guild
A new solar farm project could avoid the political economy hurdle that has prevented renewable energy from making headway in the country.
November 01, 2021
Southeast Asia’s Renewable Energy Puzzle
By James Guild
Renewable energy is a tough sell as long as regional states exert control over (and profit from) domestic fossil fuel resources.
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.
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.
July 17, 2020
The Greening of Indonesia-Gulf Relations
By Diwangkara Bagus Nugraha and Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
While deeply rooted in oil and gas, energy relations between the Gulf and Indonesia are increasingly moving toward renewables like solar.
January 09, 2019
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative an Opportunity for Indonesian Renewable Energy?
By Zahrana Nadifa Ramadhanty
Is there a significant role for BRI to play in the Indonesian renewable energy sector?
March 28, 2018
The Other Country Crucial to Global Climate Goals: Indonesia
By Nithin Coca
If things don’t change, the world’s most ignored big emitter could be the one that dooms the global climate.