Suara.com – The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy (Kemenparekraf) supports the use of electric vehicles for the tourism sector, especially in Bali Province.
Menparekraf Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno said the province of Bali had been designated as a pilot project for the implementation of a battery-based electric vehicle program.
“The president has appointed Bali as a pilot project. Nusa Dua in the implementation of the G20 is the initial stage and will continue to be developed to various other areas in Bali, especially in tourism destinations and creative economic centers,” said Sandiaga after joining the electric motorbike convoy in Denpasar City, Bali. , Tuesday (27/9/2022).
The electric motorcycle convoy supported by Gojek and Jejak.in is a symbol and a form of shared commitment to make an energy transition in order to reduce carbon emissions in accordance with the theme of the Indonesian G20 Presidency.
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The Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy explained, to further encourage the use of battery-based electric vehicles in the tourism sector, the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy will prepare an incentive program to help tourism players and the creative economy transition to electric vehicles.
“We are discussing a funding program that we will pair with industry leaders such as Jejak.in, Gojek, and others to help people make the transition and be given incentives to replace vehicles that were previously fuel-based into electricity. Hopefully this will be part of our collaboration realize net zero emissions,” he said.
Sandiaga added that Indonesia had signed the Glasgow Declaration on July 7, 2022. Indonesia is also the first ASEAN region country to commit to net zero emissions in the tourism sector.
“We hope that this commitment can bring Indonesia towards net zero emission and develop a more sustainable future for Indonesian tourism,” he said. (Between)
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