West Kalimantan Power Grid Strengthening Project: Reducing Indonesia’s Oil Dependency While Fostering Regional Cooperation

01 October 2015

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As oil fuels all power generation in Indonesia’s West Kalimantan, overdependence on this costly and carbon-intensive energy source negatively affects both the environment and economy of the province. Through the assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Indonesia signed a cross-border power trade agreement to tap existing power supply from neighboring Malaysia.

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