Can electric vehicles reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
Note: This article was originally published in The Jakarta Post on 8 August 2019. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Alloysius Joko Purwanto is the author.
People living in the urban areas of Indonesia may soon see plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) running on their streets now that President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is expected to roll out regulations to accelerate the market penetration of battery operated vehicles. Improved urban air quality is one of the frequent arguments evoked in favor of PEV adoption in Indonesia. (Read the full article by using the link above).