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The Importance of Terminating Coal Power Plant Operations to Pursue Emission Reduction Targets

Jakarta, 20 June 2023 - The Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) urges the Indonesian government to transform the energy sector to achieve peak emissions in 2030 and carbon neutral in 2050. This align with President Joko Widodo's commitment to achieve net-zero emissions in 2060 or earlier as a form of Indonesia's responsibility to reduce…

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Report Launching and Discussion Delivering Power Sector Transition in Indonesia: Options and Implications of Intervening the 13.8 GW Coal-fired Power Plants Project Pipeline of Indonesia’s State-owned Utility

Background Indonesia has ratified the Paris Agreement through the Law no 16/2016. As a result, Indonesia is legally bound to contribute to the global struggle of climate change through ambitious efforts and action in mitigating Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission and limiting the increase of the average global temperature below 1.5 0 C. In one of…

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