Indonesia's electricity body PLN pledges carbon neutrality by 2050

PLN president director Zulkifli Zaini speaks in front of House of Representatives (DPR) Commission VII, which oversees energy. - JP

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): State-owned electricity monopolist PLN has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050 with a plan to phase out fossil fuel-fired power plants and use more renewable energy in its networks.

PLN president director Zulkifli Zaini said the company was planning to develop new solar and wind power plants, mix biomass with coal – so-called co-firing – in existing coal plants and convert diesel-fired power plants to renewable energy-based power plants.

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