Indonesia aims to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to replace vehicles powered by combustion engines, the country’s energy minister said on Monday, as the Southeast Asian country seeks to reduce its carbon emissions.
Indonesia’s EV plans will open new trade and commercial opportunities for Australia’s services.
Indonesia’s energy and mineral resources ministry has raised the country’s target to generate electricity from new and renewable energy (EBT) from 30pc to 48pc, which includes co-firing coal with biomass.
Indonesia says it will begin retiring coal-fired power plants for good — while still continuing to build more than a hundred new ones, in the latest mixed message from one of the last coal-friendly countries in the world.
Indonesia Battery Corp. and a consortium led by South Korea’s LG Group are set to soon begin building a $1.2 billion electric vehicle battery plant, the Indonesian investment minister says.
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From Germany-based BASF to Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining, overseas companies are rushing to set up nickel-processing facilities in Indonesia as the country bans exports of raw ore.
Indonesia has an ambitious plan: to establish itself as a major player in the global supply chain for electric vehicles. Pertamina, PLN and two miners will hold stakes of 25% each in new venture.
Tesla, the U.S. automaker, will send delegations to Indonesia next month to discuss potential investment in a supply chain for its electric vehicles, the government said in a statement.
Seaweed farmers’ flexibility makes Indonesia a major player in global markets, but there is more work to be done
Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of the gel-containing seaweeds known as hydrocolloid seaweeds. Unlike food seaweeds, produced mainly in China, South Korea, North Korea and Japan, hydrocolloid seaweeds are used to extract gels used in a range of applications, including as a thickener in food processing and as a biomaterial for pharmaceutical applications.
Indoor pollution, of which unclean cooking fuels are a major cause, is associated with four million deaths annually, making it a leading causes of death in the developing world.
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember in Surabaya has signed up to provide five years of development support for Tulungagung regency in remote southern East Java.
The Australia-ASEAN Power Link may be the most ambitious renewable energy project underway anywhere.
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‘Major project’ status from the federal government will help the approval process for the $22 billion Australian ASEAN Power Link using high-volume direct current (HVDC) technology.