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  • Power Wheeling Schemes for Renewable Energy Transition

    Various international institutions, such as the World Bank, United Nations, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), have called for the country's long-term response to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic also to be used to tackle the climate crisis. The management of the energy sector that switches from fossil fuels to renewable energy must be given priority to reduce the impact of the climate crisis. In addition, the renewable energy transition can also open up long-term investment opportunities that help a country's economic growth.

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  • 3 Reasons to Invest in Renewable Energy Now

    Clean energy yields an economic return 3 to 8 times higher than the initial investment, while creating jobs and reducing air pollution.

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  • Despite Some Major Bumps, Bonn Climate Summit Got the Job Done

    Encouraging news on the sidelines of the negotiations added helpful momentum. New WRI research found that 49 countries have already peaked their emissions.

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  • Can electric vehicles be green heroes?

    The article is orginally posted on The Jakarta Post paper edition (October 5th, 2017) and online.

    “The future is here” is a shared sentiment of Indonesians, who are proud of the government’s plan to develop electric vehicles (EVs). Along with the United Kingdom, France, and India, Indonesia plans to prohibit the sales of fossil-fuel based vehicles by 2040.

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  • WRI Launches Wahana Riset Young Researchers Program

    WRI Indonesia has just launched the Wahana Riset program, which brings 19 young Indonesian researchers (out of 500 applicants) into the WRI team for one year, where they will conduct research in the sectors of forestry, human well being and renewable energy.

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