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ICED II and ASHRAE Third Workshop on SNI-ISO 16358-1

The third discussion series on energy efficiency standards for residential air conditioners (AC) on March 19, 2019 resulted in an agreement to create a working group for implementing cooling seasonal performance factor (CSPF) and determining the formula for minimum energy performance standard (MEPS) for residential air conditioners (AC). In addition, the discussion also aimed at developing CSPF calculation procedures and ...

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Electrification Planning Training and Workshop in North Sumatra

In collaboration with Indonesia’s State Electricity Company (PLN) Regional Office of North Sumatra, USAID Indonesia Clean Energy Development II (ICED II) held a training on “Electrification Planning Training and Workshop” from March 12-13, 2019 in Medan, North Sumatra. A total of 48 staff of PLN Regional Office of North Sumatra and Energy and Mineral Resources (EMR) Office of North Sumatra ...

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Training Workshop on Methodologies of Interconnection System and Grid Integration Study

  In collaboration with Indonesia’s State Electricity Company (PLN), USAID Indonesia Clean Energy Development II (ICED II) held a “Training Workshop on Methodologies of Interconnection System and Grid Integration Study of Variable Generation Resources, and Transmission System Planning and Analysis” from March 4-8, 2019 in Yogyakarta. A total of 52 staff of PLN and Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources ...

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City digs for solution to landfill’s limited capacity

In an effort to tackle its rapidly growing waste problem at the Bantar Gebang landfill in Bekasi, West Java, the city administration is set to start landfill mining, or digging up trash to be processed and used as a form of alternative energy. The method is a stark departure from its usual strategy of simply letting the waste accumulate, then ...

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Govt to maintain cheap electricity

In the months leading up to the presidential election in April, the government looks to keep electricity affordable for most people by controlling the price of coal. Bambang Gatot Ariyono, the mineral and coal director general at the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, said his office had no plan to revise its policy on coal at least until the end ...

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Government levels up use of biofuel in power generation

The government is working to further increase the domestic use of biofuel as part of the policy to reduce oil imports. After requiring the use of biofuel for transportation, railways and heavy machinery at mining sites, the government will boost the use of biofuel in power generation. For this purpose, the government will ask state electricity company PLN to soon ...

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Nias to ramp up electricity project

MEDAN: Nias Island, a remote yet beautiful island in North Sumatra where around 30 percent of its population is still short of electricity, is determined to achieve 100 percent electrification this year. State-owned electricity firm PLN has allocated Rp 354 billion (US$24.8 million) for village electrification projects in Nias this year, a significant increase from Rp 90 billion in 2018 ...

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Pertamina speeds up green fuel test for production

State energy holding company Pertamina plans to further test the commercial production of green fuels to reduce ballooning oil imports, which account for more than half of national demand. Green fuel is what Pertamina refers to as fuels that are processed in a refinery with treated crude palm oil, called refined bleached deodorized palm oil (RBDPO), through a treatment called ...

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ICED Participation on SDGs Annual Conference 2018

Bappenas sebagai koordinator pelaksanaan Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Sustainable Development Goals atau SDGs) di Indonesia menyelenggarakan Konferensi Tahunan tentang Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (SDGs Annual Conference) pada 17-18 Desember 2018 di Jakarta. Acara tersebut bertujuan untuk memberikan masukan kepada para perumus kebijakan dalam melaksanakan program-program pembangunan secara lebih baik demi mencapai target-target Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (TPB) 2030 dengan melibatkan seluruh pemangku kepentingan. ICED ...

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Sesi Paralel di SDGs Annual Conference 2018

Bappenas sebagai koordinator pelaksanaan Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (Sustainable Development Goals atau SDGs) di Indonesia menyelenggarakan Konferensi Tahunan tentang Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (SDGs Annual Conference) pada 17-18 Desember 2018 di Jakarta. Acara tersebut bertujuan untuk memberikan masukan kepada para perumus kebijakan dalam melaksanakan program-program pembangunan secara lebih baik demi mencapai target-target Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan (TPB) 2030 dengan melibatkan seluruh pemangku kepentingan. ...

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