On Sunday 5 November 2023 Indonesia Investments released the October 2023 edition of its monthly report. The report informs readers on the latest - and in our opinion most relevant - economic, political and social developments in Indonesia.
While hydropower is never much featured (or discussed) in Indonesian media, it is actually the biggest source of renewable energy for Indonesians. Based on data from Indonesia’s Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, the nation’s hydropower-fueled power plants had a total installed capacity of 6,688.9 megawatt (MW) at the end of 2022.
Subscribers may have noticed that over the past couple of months, perhaps even the past half year, we devoted one article per month to the topic of renewable energy. And, it is a combination of factors that motivates this decision.