The government is making plenty of efforts to attract investment in battery manufacturing, chasing the ambition to become a major player in the global electric car industry. State-owned energy companies are consolidated to serve as partner of global investors with interests in Indonesia’s nickel reserves.
Charging an electric car at the Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station (SPKLU) at the PLN Main Distribution Unit Jakarta, October 2019.
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MUHAMMAD Ikhsan Asaad is always excited whenever he talks about battery-based electric vehicles. To Ikhsan, Director of Mega Project at state electricity company PLN, electric vehicles are a game changer. “The future of our nation lies there,” he said when met at PLN headquarters in Jakarta, Wednesday, January 6.
Electric vehicles are also PLN’s future. The company will become the new king in the battery electric vehicle or BEV
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