Coal-Fired Power Plant in Paiton complex, East Jawa, Indonesia

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Making Indonesia’s Carbon Neutrality A Reality – Analysis

25th July 2021

by Abidah Setyowati

In May 2021, Indonesia’s biggest utility company, Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), pledged to phase out fossil fuels by 2060 in order to achieve carbon neutrality. The announcement marks a dramatic shift in the country’s electricity policy that has long been dependent on fossil fuels, especially coal.

Pledging carbon neutrality is a crucial first step. But PLN still needs to show how it will achieve this goal. Read Visiting Fellow Abidah Setyowati’s article on East Asia Forum here.

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