Indonesians in Aceh province battle a thick haze caused by smog-belching forest fires in the region. Photo: AFP Indonesians in Aceh province battle a thick haze caused by smog-belching forest fires in the region. Photo: AFP
Indonesians in Aceh province battle a thick haze caused by smog-belching forest fires in the region. Photo: AFP
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Indonesia’s clean energy dream: a victim of coronavirus, or politics?

  • Although blessed with abundant sources of clean energy, Indonesia’s potential remains untapped as it focuses its resources on defeating Covid-19
  • Analysts say the sector is being held back by the political elite, who ‘don’t want to lose the opportunities of securing profits’ from coal, oil and gas

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Indonesians in Aceh province battle a thick haze caused by smog-belching forest fires in the region. Photo: AFP Indonesians in Aceh province battle a thick haze caused by smog-belching forest fires in the region. Photo: AFP
Indonesians in Aceh province battle a thick haze caused by smog-belching forest fires in the region. Photo: AFP
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