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Indonesia's JETP Deal Will Only Succeed if Coupled with Radical Measures to Unblock Renewable Energy Pipeline

At the G20 Summit in Bali, a group of developed countries—led by the United States of America and Japan—pledged to mobilize US$20 billion (around Rp300 trillion) over the next 3-5 years to accelerate Indonesia’s energy transition through early retirement of coal power plants and deployment of renewable energy. The flood of new finance for renewable energy under the so-called Just Energy Transition Partnership agreement (JETP) is certainly welcome—but unless the critical barriers to renewable energy deployment in Indonesia are addressed, the deal will fail to deliver.

November 24, 2022