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A retrospect of Indonesia's power business in 2017

  • Faelasufa

    Co-founder of Forum Energi Muda (Young Energy Forum)

Jakarta | Thu, December 21, 2017 | 10:15 am
A retrospect of Indonesia's power business in 2017 Power boost: Workers connect electrical wires to a tower in Sidoarjo, East Java. (JP/Umarul Faruq)

PREMIUM We understood from the outset that realizing President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s dream of adding 35 Gigawatts (GW) in electricitygenerating capacity to the grid by 2019 is undeniably difficult. As 2019 is already peeking around the corner, and while I still support this project, my confidence in the completion of the massive power projects is decreasing. By September 2017, only 7...

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