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Biomass offers Indonesia a way out of its net-zero emissions dilemma

Carbon neutral fuel can help offset set overreliance on coal

| Indonesia
Excavators pile coal in a storage area at a power plant in Suralaya: coal accounts for 60% of Indonesia's power generation capacity.    © Reuters

Tim Fourteau is a partner at international law firm White & Case. Winifred Lu is a law graduate.

Indonesia faces an enormous challenge to ensure affordable electricity generation continues to power economic development, while simultaneously reducing its carbon emissions to achieve its unconditional 29% emissions reduction target by 2030 under the Paris Agreement.

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