CLIMATE & ENERGY

Coal-plant 35,000 MW:
Stop waste of US$26 billion on unnecessary coal power projects, urges major new coalition.

Jakarta, 19 January 2018 - A coalition of Indonesian NGOs, dubbed the ‘Break Free From Coal’ coalition, has called for nine planned coal power plants to be dropped from the power supply plan due to

Private Gain, Public Risk: Guarantees & Credit Enchancement for Indonesia’s Coal-Fired Power Plants

An analysis—a collaboration between Oil Change International and Auriga—finds that loan guarantees for coal projects through 2017 alone could end up costing between $2.1 billion and $4 billion, and could rise as loan guarantees expand beyond 2017. Billions of dollars in additional risk is being created through business variability guarantees and by state-owned enterprises assuming currency risk in new coal power plant contracts.

Indonesia Govt taking massive risk through subsidies to the coal industry

Indonesia's electricity plans are dominated by dirty coal-fired power plants, which not only create environmental problems, but also create significant financial risks for the Government of Indonesia and for Indonesian electricity consumers. Guarantees and similar policies that benefit coal power plants in Indonesia could result in losses to the Government of Indonesia that reach tens trillions of rupiah - billions of U.S dollars. These financial risks arise from a combination of risk insurance (guarantees) and credit enhancement programs for dirty coal electricity projects.

Demanding Justice For Rembang Farmers: “The President Must Ensure Central Java Governor to Abide Supreme Court’s Ruling”

The 17 January 2017 will be the last day for Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo to revoke the environmental permit of cement mining activities in Mt. Kendeng, Rembang District, Central Java.

Indonesia Anti-Mining Mafia Coalition Urged Government to Revoke Troubled Mining Permit

Jakarta – Anti-Mining Mafia Coalition urged the governors of 31 Indonesian provinces to curb troubled mining permits (IUP) that hasn’t been yet modified as Clean and Clear. The C&C status is mandated in 2015 Ministerial