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Greenpeace warns government of health costs of coal

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, September 26 2016 | 08:17 am

The government has argued that it must build coal-fired power plants (PLTUs) across the country to meet soaring electricity demand. The government also argues that in addition to satiating electricity demand, coal is cheaper than other forms of energy.

But is it really cheaper?

No, it is not, according to Greenpeace Indonesia. The environmental group has calculated that PLTUs generat...


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