The Regulation of 2010 mainly applies to renewable energy, but also to power plants in general. It stipulates that Import duty exemptions are valid for:
- for machinery and capital for renewable energy;
- for capital goods required for public electricity supply (on- and off-grid).
Value Added Tax (VAT) exemptions apply to taxable goods imported to develop renewable energy projects, as long as no substitutes are manufactured in Indonesia. Exemptions are valid for 2 years with optional exenstion depending on applicability and feasibility. As of 2016, the exemption is still applicable.
The VAT exemption applies to machinerey (both constructed and dismantled); while tax may still be rasied on spare parts that companies need to use renewable energy for end-product manufacturing.