Erick’s Power Plans
Erick Thohir’s planned restructuring of state electricity company PLN has been relatively drama-free. The minister also plans to transform the SOE’s business model, which he believes is too focused on power plant projects. Private power producers launch old complaints.
When he walked through the lobby of the Indonesia Stock Exchange, South Jakarta, in early November, Rudiantara wore a casual beige shirt. He hurried to the exit door with a bag of documents. “This is to process (my) government official’s wealth and assets report,” he said. “(I) reported when joining the cabinet, (I) must also report when leaving.”
The 60-year-old man had been recently succeeded by National D...