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Jakarta Post

Developing better, smart transportation system

Jakarta   /   Thu, December 28, 2017   /  09:13 am
Developing better, smart transportation system Jakarta traffic at night. (Shutterstock/File)

The cost of transportation logistics in Indonesia is among the highest in the world, whether assessed in terms of time or fuel resources used. The problem is well understood by the government, but solutions remain elusive. 

Attendees at a recent seminar on Digital Solutions for Energy Efficiency, organized by MASKEEI. included a wide range of high-level interested parties from both private and public sectors, and strong agreement was expressed that the government approaches to address the many problems associated with fossil fuel usage remained half-hearted and still sadly unaware of banking requirements when seeking debt financing. 

This was the case whether to do with future trends in delivery of electricity with a lack of proper focus on the importance of pushing on with renewable energy development and the need for private sector participation,...

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