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Indonesia not quitting coal, but eyes more renewable energy

  • Adisti Sukma Sawitri

    The Jakarta Post

MarrakeCh | Sat, November 19 2016 | 08:34 am

PREMIUM For a low-powered country like Indonesia where electricity is still a luxury, the coal way is often the only way.

It is the cheapest source of energy as the country’s mines produce the fourth largest stocks of coal

But even that is not enough. The government’s target to generate 35,000 megawatts (MW) of power will only bring energy consumption per capita to 1,200 k...