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.
‘World’s largest solar farm’ near tiny NT town could help power Singapore via 4,500km undersea cable
‘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.
The University of Queensland has become one of Australia’s first universities to successfully make the switch to 100 per cent renewables, following the official opening of the 64MW Warwick solar farm.
This project was motivated by issues such as global warming, the need to enhance renewable energy technology, the high cost of geothermal exploration & development, and more.
Two AIC Associate Fellows have helped bring viable seaweed-sourced bio-ethanol closer by demonstrating the benefits of two new pre-treatment methods.
Even though Indonesia has abundant solar energy, state power firm PLN, currently the only electricity supplier, can’t tap into it right away as it is bound by contracts it has signed with various power plant operators.
Activists are warning the government to steer clear of building nuclear power plants, citing safety concerns and urging Indonesia to focus on renewable energy instead.