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Menaikkan tarif listrik ke tingkat yang mencerminkan biaya produksi mengisyaratkan bahwa listrik adalah komoditas berharga.

Reformasi subsidi listrik di Indonesia mendorong peningkatan efisiensi

Tarif listrik tidak akan naik hingga akhir 2019, tahun pemilihan presiden. Padahal penelitian menunjukkan bahwa pemangkasan subsidi listrik sebelumnya mendorong peningkatan efisiensi pemakaian listrik.
Increasing prices to levels that reflect the costs of production sends a signal that electricity is a valuable commodity.

Indonesia’s electricity subsidy reforms led to improved efficiency

Indonesia will freeze electricity prices until the end of 2019, a presidential election year. Research shows that earlier cuts to electricity subsidies led to improved efficiency in electricity use.
The government is still attempting to lower the corporate tax rate to compete globally. Ben Rushton/AAP

How the government can pay for its proposed company tax cuts

A cut in the Australian company tax rate to 25 or even 20% is important because it will attract foreign investment, boosting wages and the economy in Australia
More blue sky thinking could help the grid get even smarter. AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts

Virtual power plants are in vogue, but they can be like taking a sledgehammer to a nut

'Virtual power plants' offer extra power to the grid by tweaking the operation of batteries and appliances right across the network. But even this might be too blunt a tool for our future energy needs.
Despite billions spent on trying to save water in the Murray Darling Basin, results have been disappointing. John Williams

The Murray Darling Basin Plan is not delivering – there’s no more time to waste

A dozen leading researchers have issued an urgent call to action for the Murray-Darling Basin, arguing that the billions spent on water-efficient irrigation have done little for the rivers' health.
Jam macet di Jakarta, 13 Juni 2017. Jika bukan karena subsidi BBM, kemacetan bisa lebih parah lagi. Reuters/Beawiharta

Pemotongan subsidi BBM di Indonesia mencegah macet yang lebih parah

Kepadatan lalu lintas terus bertambah, tapi lebih lambat dibandingkan angka perkiraan kami jika subsidi BBM tak dilakukan.
Rush-hour traffic in Jakarta on 13 June 2017. If not for fuel subsidy cuts, the congestion could have been even worse. Reuters/Beawiharta

Indonesia’s fuel subsidy cuts prevented even worse traffic jams

Traffic continues to increase, but more slowly than would have been the case if the reforms had not gone ahead.
Job done: COP21 president Laurent Fabius. Reuters/Stephane Mahe

Historic Paris climate pact reached – experts react

At the Paris climate talks, the world has signed up to the first truly global treaty to tackle global warming. Our experts react.
Malcolm Fraser has passed away at the age of 84. AAP/NAA

Malcolm Fraser’s life and legacy: experts respond

In his time in office, Malcolm Fraser oversaw the acceptance of southeast Asian refugees and led economic and social welfare reforms.

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