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July 23, 2021

Climate Home News - July 23, 2021

Joe Lo – The Indonesian government has released an updated 2030 climate plan and long term strategy that indicate the country's reliance on coal will continue well into the 2050's.

July 22, 2021

Reuters - July 22, 2021

Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – American mining giant Freeport McMoRan will not proceed with plans to build a new copper smelter with China's Tsingshan Holding Group, its local Indonesi

July 21, 2021

Jakarta Post - July 21, 2021

Divya Karyza, Jakarta – State-owned power distributor PLN has extended an electricity relief scheme to the end of the year to ease the burden on consumers and businesses, many of whom a

July 14, 2021

Jakarta Globe - July 14, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – State-run utility firm PLN recently announced its ambitious plan of retiring its coal-fired power plants in a bid to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.

July 5, 2021

Reuters - July 5, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia set its coal benchmark price at the highest in more than a decade, an official document published by its energy and minerals ministry showed on Monday, supported by

July 1, 2021

Energy Voice - July 1, 2021

Damon Evans – East Timor could pocket just over $600 million if the Buffalo-10 exploration well, due to be drilled late October, is successful.

June 24, 2021

Reuters - June 24, 2021

Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – Indonesia is considering a plan to restrict construction of smelters producing nickel pig iron or ferronickel in order to optimise use of its limited nic

June 16, 2021

Mongabay - June 16, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Officials have cast doubts on a government plan that would somehow see Indonesia phase out all its coal-fired power plants while at the same time build mor

June 15, 2021

Mongabay - June 15, 2021

Basten Gokkon, Della Syahni, Jakarta – Human rights and environmental activists have called for an investigation following the sudden death of a top government official in a remote Indo

June 14, 2021

Jakarta Post - June 14, 2021

Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Kate Lamb (Reuters), Jakarta – The police are looking into the death of a politician from North Sulawesi who opposed a gold mining project there, after enviro

June 12, 2021

East Asia Forum - June 12, 2021

Maxensius Tri Sambodo – Indonesia's Balongan refinery, one of six operated by the state-owned oil firm Pertamina, contributes about 12 per cent of Indonesia's petroleum refining capacit

June 11, 2021

Tempo - June 11, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) coordinator, Merah Johansyah Ismail, on Friday urged law enforcers to investigate the death of Sangihe Islands De

June 8, 2021

Reuters - June 8, 2021

Fransiska Nangoy, Toboali, Indonesia – From the shores of Indonesia's Bangka island, miners like Hendra head out by boat every day to scores of crudely built wooden pontoons dotted off

Mongabay - June 8, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – 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

June 3, 2021

Deutsche Welle (DW) - June 3, 2021

The China-backed project has been designed so recklessly that it would condemn local villages to a catastrophic fate if approved, engineers say.

May 25, 2021

The Diplomat - May 25, 2021

James Guild – A recent article from Mongabay reports that as of 2023 Indonesia will no longer build new coal-fired power plants.

May 12, 2021

Mongabay - May 12, 2021

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Indonesia says it will stop building new coal-fired power plants after 2023 to meet its carbon-neutral goals – but the more than 100 plants to be built by

April 22, 2021

Tempo - April 22, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan said on Thursday the government is set to reach the net zero emission goal

April 15, 2021

CNN Indonesia - April 15, 2021

Jakarta – Transparency International (TII) Indonesia says that 40 out of the 90 coal-fired power plant (PLTU) companies in the country have directors or commissioners who have a conflic

April 14, 2021

China Dialogue - April 14, 2021

Adi Renaldi – Over the years, married couple Edi Suriana and Masitah have grown accustomed to the great smokestacks that emit a constant plume of thick smog a few hundred metres from th

Kompas.com - April 14, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – PT Pertamina did not immediately respond to protests by local people about a pungent petrol like smell in the vicinity of the Balongan oil refinery in Indramay

April 9, 2021

Tempo - April 9, 2021

Jakarta – The explosion at Balongan adds to the long list of incidents at Pertamina refineries and depots. Structural changes are necessary to stop this from happening again.

April 1, 2021

Agence France-Presse - April 1, 2021

Jakarta – Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a large blaze at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that had been burning for more than two days after an explosion.

Energy Voice - April 1, 2021

Damon Evans – East Timor is considering building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and converting oil-fired power plants to gas in an effort to slash energy supply costs and

March 30, 2021

Agence France-Presse - March 30, 2021

Jakarta – A thick plume of black smoke rose into the sky as a massive fire at one of Indonesia's biggest oil refineries raged for a second day on Tuesday, as efforts continued to exting