Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – The government has admitted that the World Trade Organization ruling on its nickel-export ban was in favor of the European Union.
Mining & Energy
November 23, 2022
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Indonesia has received pledges totaling US$20 billion from developed countries and global private lenders through the Just Energy Transition Partnership (
November 22, 2022
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – The World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement body or DSB viewed that Indonesia's ban on the export and refining of nickel minerals had violated regulatio
November 18, 2022
Info Tempo, Jakarta – PT PLN (Persero) signed an agreement with Amazon on Tuesday to develop new renewable energy (NRE) with a capacity of 210 megawatts (MW) of solar power plant
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Indonesia has attracted new investment into the electric vehicle (EV) sector, coinciding with the Group of G20 forum, where global leaders and businesse
November 16, 2022
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Business initiatives conducted throughout the year under the Group of 20 framework have culminated in a series of investment agreements presented at th
November 15, 2022
Nusa Dua, Bali – A coalition of countries will mobilize $20 billions of public and private finance to help Indonesia shut coal power plants and bring forward the sector's peak emissions
Niniek Karmini And Sibi Arasu, Nusa Dua, Indonesia – Indonesia signed deals with international lenders and major nations on Tuesday that will bring billions of dollars in funding to hel
Jakarta – Environment organisation Greenpeace says that the G20 Summit in Bali must take responsibility for accelerating the energy transition in order to prevent the impacts of the cli
Brad Plumer, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt – Indonesia, one of the world's largest consumers of coal, pledged to sharply reduce its reliance on the fossil fuel and speed up its transition to r
November 14, 2022
David Lawder, Nusa Dua, Bali – Indonesia, the Asian Development Bank and a private power firm are teaming up to refinance and retire early the first coal-fired power plant under a groun
November 10, 2022
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said that the government would continue to fight in international forums to keep nickel and other mineral resources at h
November 9, 2022
Marko Lackovic, Kar Min Lim – Southeast Asia faces a pivotal moment in its shared regional energy future.
November 7, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesia Police Watch (IPW) on Monday urged the National Police Chief to form a dedicated team to investigate the circulating rumors of illegal mining firms payin
Jakarta – State-owned utility firm PLN recently reaffirmed its commitment to achieving a net zero emission by 2060. The company is also making efforts towards that goal.
November 5, 2022
Neo Chai Chin and Lewa Pardomuan, Jakarta – He has been a nuclear researcher for over 30 years, and Suwoto has seen Indonesians' interest in nuclear energy wax and wane.
November 4, 2022
Jakarta – The government has taken another step forward in its plan to retire coal-fired power plants.
November 3, 2022
Nusa Dua, Indonesia – The stronger price of crude oil is making a higher mix of bio-content in fuel increasingly more feasible for Indonesia, which currently has a mandatory 30 per cent
November 1, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Indonesia takes baby steps toward the country's net-zero emissions goal by introducing three schemes to retire coal-fired power plants early.
October 28, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has extended its contract to supply gas to Singapore for five years from the initial expiry date of 2023.
October 26, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Indonesia will ban sales of its two most-polluting grades of gasoline, RON-88 and RON-89, starting Jan. 1 next year.
Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Energy Watch executive director Mamit Setiawan on Tuesday to Tempo argues that nuclear technology – which is widely considered the cleanest and economicall
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Long dumped and shunned by investors, publicly listed coal miner PT Bumi Resources Tbk (BUMI), one of the largest mining companies associated with politic
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – The Investment Ministry is mulling over plans to restrict shipments of tin ingots in an effort to attract investment in processing it at home, but experts questi
October 25, 2022
Luke Pachymuthu, Singapore – Indonesia will continue supplying natural gas to Singapore from South Sumatra when an existing sales agreement expires in 2023, the country's energy ministe
October 24, 2022
Jayapura, Jubi – General Manager of Papua and West Papua Unit of State-owned electricity company PLN Budiono revealed there were still at least 199 villages in Papua and West Papua unto
October 21, 2022
Tempo, Jakarta – A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) stated that unlocking Indonesia's untapped renewable energy potential to meet the rising demand is mor
October 20, 2022
Rhiannon Hoyle, Adelaide, Australia – The chief executive of Woodside Energy Group Ltd.
October 19, 2022
Ahmad Zuhdi Dwi Kusuma, Jakarta – The prolonged global energy crisis has been a critical point for countries around the world to review their energy-transition plan.
October 12, 2022
Jakarta – Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara, the copper and gold mining subsidiary of Indonesia's Medco Energy, is halfway through completing a new copper smelter in West Nusa Tenggara that w
The Timorese government has reiterated its willingness to partner with Australian oil company Woodside to advance the development of the Greater Sunrise field in the Timor Sea.
October 6, 2022
Eko Rusdianto, Wawonii Island, Indonesia – The coconut palm has been a source of food and identity for centuries among the people of Wawonii Island.
October 5, 2022
Jose Ramos-Horta – At the recent UN General Assembly, the president of Vanuatu called on governments to negotiate a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a proposal I have supported alo
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – State-owned electricity company PT PLN recently formed four sub-holding companies, two that consolidate all its power generation assets, one that integrat
September 28, 2022
Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – Presidential regulation (Perpres) No. 112/2022 on renewable energy, which had been teased since last year, is finally out.
The country's most popular commercial fuel variant Pertalite is once again a hot topic of discussion amid suspicions of a drop in quality since the price hike earlier this month.
Defara Dhanya Paramitha (Bisnis), Jakarta – The Investment Ministry's Deputy of Investment Cooperation Riyatno confirmed that the government's decision to restrict the exports of raw mi
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan on Tuesday said that he is unaware whether the national program to conver
September 22, 2022
Khory Alfarizi, Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – State-owned Enterprises (SOE) Minister Erick Thohir's special staff, Arya Sinulingga, stated that an electric stove is much cheaper to oper
September 21, 2022
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Critics have berated the government for promoting electric vehicles (EVs) and stoves but failing to ensure the power consumed comes from clean sources.
September 18, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – Coal power and mining firms in Indonesia are finding it tougher to raise funds due to climate-crisis concerns and are being increasingly pushed by banks to prese
Pontianak, West Kalimantan – Rescuers have recovered seven bodies after a landslide at an illegal gold mine buried an estimated 20 people, officials said on Saturday.
September 17, 2022
Pontianak, Indonesia – Indonesian rescuers have recovered seven bodies after a landslide at an illegal gold mine buried an estimated 20 people, officials said on Saturday.
September 15, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a decree on the Acceleration of Renewable Energy Development that provides guidelines to gradually stop the use of coal in power plan
Nasori, Triyan Pangastuti, Rangga Prakoso, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a new presidential regulation that stops issuing licenses for new coal-fired power plants
Jakarta – Indonesia has issued a regulation to encourage renewable energy use in one of the world's biggest carbon emitters, including a plan to retire some coal plants early, a preside
September 12, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is considering joining India and China in buying Russian oil to offset increasing pressure of rising energy costs, the Financial Times re
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan in a social media post published on September 12 revealed his intentions
September 9, 2022
Dicky Kurniawan, Jakarta – State-owned gas and oil company Pertamina planned to limit the distribution of subsidized fuel, Pertalite.
September 8, 2022
Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Minister of Investment or Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia in front of Commission VI of the House claimed to have revoked 2,0