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Energy security hinges on EV-green power

  • Norman Harsono

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, September 23 2019   /  02:18 am
Electrified: Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan (left) with state energy holding company Pertamina president director Nicke Widyawati (second left), BMW Group Indonesia vice president of corporate communication Jodie O’tania (third left) and Pertamina retail marketing director Mas’ud Khamid prepare to pose for a photograph beside a BMW i8 electric vehicle during the launch of Pertamina’s Green Energy Station for electric vehicles inside Pertamina’s Kuningan gas station in Jakarta in late 2018. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)(left) with state energy holding company Pertamina president director Nicke Widyawati (second left), BMW Group Indonesia vice president of corporate communication Jodie O’tania (third left) and Pertamina retail marketing director Mas’ud Khamid prepare to pose for a photograph beside a BMW i8 electric vehicle during the launch of Pertamina’s Green Energy Station for electric vehicles inside Pertamina’s Kuningan gas station in Jakarta in late 2018. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Electrified: Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan (left) with state energy holding company Pertamina president director Nicke Widyawati (second left), BMW Group Indonesia vice president of corporate communication Jodie O’tania (third left) and Pertamina retail marketing director Mas’ud Khamid prepare to pose for a photograph beside a BMW i8 electric vehicle during the launch of Pertamina’s Green Energy Station for electric vehicles inside Pertamina’s Kuningan gas station in Jakarta in late 2018. (JP/Dhoni Setiawan)Switching to electrified vehicles (xEVs) will only improve Indonesia’s economy and energy security significantly if the move is combined with a shift to renewable energy, says a recent study by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).ERIA researcher Alloysius Joko Purwanto told reporters on Sept. 18 that the aforementioned scenar...