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Anita Sungkono is an associate at Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners which a member firm of Baker Mckenzie's Indonesia office. She is an associate in the Finance & Projects practice group. Involved in drafting agreements and providing legal advice in relation to power/electricity, construction (EPC contracts), infrastructure, public-private partnership, oil & gas and mining.

Unlike in other jurisdictions, straightforward corporate power purchase agreements are not possible in Indonesia, as only the Indonesian state-owned power utility PT PLN (Persero) (PLN) and private power developers that have the relevant business area approval can sell electricity to end customers. As a result, there is a general perception among developers and corporates alike that it is not possible to implement corporate PPA structures in Indonesia. In fact, this is not the case, and as the Government of Indonesia makes a big push for rooftop solar schemes, we expect to see an uptick in structures that enable private developers to arrange for electricity generation to customers.

Indonesia’s state-owned power utility, PT PLN (Persero) (PLN), recently issued two invitations for renewable developers who want to be included in the list of selected developers (DPT) for solar PV and bioenergy (biomass and biogas) projects. Developers that pass the prequalification process will be eligible to be invited to participate in future PLN bids for those types of IPP projects.

In brief Indonesia’s state-owned power utility, PT PLN (Persero) (PLN), recently issued two invitations for renewable developers who want to be included in the list of selected developers (DPT) for solar PV and bioenergy (biomass and biogas) projects. Developers that pass the prequalification process will be eligible to be invited…

The Indonesian government has announced plans to install rooftop solar panels on at least 800 public buildings across the country this year, according to news sources. This is a positive step in its efforts to reduce Indonesia‚Äôs reliance on fossil fuels. Sources suggest that in order to achieve this target,…

A new Minister of Public Works and Housing (“MOPWH”) regulation, Regulation No. 9 of 2019 on Guidelines for Foreign Construction Services Business Entities (“Regulation 9”), came into force on 13 June 2019. Like previous regulations on similar subjects, Regulation 9 requires foreign contractors to engage as their business partners 100%…