Contested Hegemony of Indonesia Energy Regulatory Regime: Challenges and Prospects for the Deployment of Renewable Energy
Article from: OGEL 1 (2021), in Energy Transition
For Indonesia, meeting energy demand implies substantial changes in the traditional energy system that relies heavily on fossil fuels. The state-owned companies and fossil fuel industry maintains hegemony over the energy system through policies and regulations that support dependency on fossil fuel. Yet, declining fossil fuel reserves call for immediate interventions to increase the utilisation of renewable energy. A number of regulatory reforms have allowed a greater role of the private sector and civil society in the energy system, for example, the introduction of a net metering scheme ...