This brief looks at how Indonesia can start actively promoting renewable energy by removing the existing hurdles to its deployment and switching public support from fossil fuels to renewables to meet the country’s clean energy targets.
Press Release: Indonesia Must Quadruple its Annual Renewable Investment Target to Reach its Climate Objectives
March 1, 2022
Indonesia should quadruple its annual investment target for new and renewable energy to over USD 8 billion by 2025, according to a new brief by the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
Policy Briefs: Using Public Funding to Attract Private Investment in Renewable Energy in Indonesia
February 23, 2022 |
This brief provides options on how the Government of Indonesia (GoI) can leverage public funding to incentivize private investment in renewable energy.
Blog: A Long and Winding Road: COP 25 end notes
December 21, 2019 |
COP 25 nearly didn’t happen at all, on account of mass protests in Santiago, Chile, the planned host city; at the last minute, it moved to Madrid, Spain, forcing some who were planning to attend to instead watch from afar.
Blog: Subsidy Reform Could Fund the Energy Transition: Talking subsidy swaps at ACEF 2019 in Manila
June 21, 2019
At the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) in Manila (Philippines), Richard Bridle and Balasubramanian Viswanathan from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) launched a report exploring how the expansion of subsidy swaps could accelerate the clean energy transition.
Reports: Fossil Fuel to Clean Energy Subsidy Swaps: How to pay for an energy revolution
When governments reform fossil fuel subsidies, there are many competing demands for how to reallocate resources, including spending on public health, education and social protection. This report makes the case for placing the promotion of clean energy alongside these other priorities and describes the economic, social and environmental benefits that such a move would bring, through a “subsidy swap.”
June 5, 2019 |Energy challenges are similar across the world. Fortunately, so are the solutions. In many cases, subsidy reform and energy efficiency are closely linked and mutually supportive.
Reports: Swap: Reforming support for butane gas to invest in solar in Morocco (French only)
February 6, 2019
A subsidy swap replacing subsidies to fossil fuels with renewable energy could allow the removal of fossil fuel subsidies and promote a transition to clean energy.