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Fact Sheets: Greening the Grid

Greening the Grid offers a toolkit of information and guidance materials to support developing countries in defining and implementing grid-integration road maps. Toolkit resources provide 1) concise and comprehensive overviews of emerging practices for addressing grid-integration challenges through policy, market, and regulatory mechanisms and 2) guidance on applying these mechanisms to develop robust grid-integration road maps. Drawing on this toolkit, ...

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Green lending survey to boost green economies

As Indonesia’s Financial Service Authority (OJK) will release a regulation on sustainable finance, a monitoring framework to evaluate the effectiveness of the regulation is needed. USAID ICED II supported OJK in developing a good performance indicator measurement for financial institution’s green portfolio. The effort to establish a good indicator for green portfolio of financial institution will be useful not only ...

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A quick look on OJK’s New Regulation on Sustainable Finance

As part of 2017 target in Indonesia’s Financial Service Authority (OJK)’s work program, in collaboration with IFC, USAID Indonesia, and other donor institutions, OJK is launching a new regulation (Peraturan OJK or POJK) on Sustainable Finance on July 14, 2017. The regulation has passed consultative sessions with the public and seven new OJK commissioners. The release of new POJK this ...

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Indonesian banks has better understanding on power projects using renewable energy

Among the many successes of the first phase of USAID ICED was Environmental Analyst Training series, which resulted in more than 150 graduates from banks and financial institutions possessing good knowledge in renewable energy project proposals, especially mini hydro power plants. At the end of the first phase of the project, USAID ICED received positive feedback from Indonesia’s Financial Service ...

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Setting knowledge standards in renewable energy projects for banks and financial institution

In May 2012, during the first phase of the project, USAID ICED provided technical assistance to Bank Indonesia on green banking policy study. Entitled “Overcoming Obstacle to Renewable Energy Development”, the study reviewed financial sector policy and implementation of green banking in the United States, China, Brazil, India, Bangladesh, and Thailand. The study aimed to help Indonesia stimulates commercially-proven small ...

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Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial Level National Energy Plan in Yogyakarta

Three days workshop in Yogyakarta from May 29-31, 2017 marked the last series of Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial level National Energy Plan. Held for the center region for provinces in Java, Kalimantan and Bali, the workshop was attended by more than 50 participants from 10 provinces. As with the previous two workshops, the workshop in Yogyakarta was held ...

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Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial Level National Energy Plan in Medan

USAID ICED II, in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) and National Energy Council (NEC) held “Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial Level National Energy Plan” as a series of workshop in Makassar, Medan, and Yogyakarta from May 16-31, 2017. On 22-24 May, 2017 the second series of Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial level National Energy ...

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Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial Level National Energy Plan in Makassar

USAID ICED II, in collaboration with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) and National Energy Council (NEC) held “Regional Workshop on Development of Provincial Level National Energy Plan” as a series of workshop in Makassar, Medan, and Yogyakarta from May 16-31, 2017. The first workshop took place in Makassar, South Sulawesi for eastern region, particularly provinces on Sulawesi island, ...

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Finding possibilities to develop biomass power plant

On May 23, 2017, USAID ICED II met with State-run plantation holding firm Perkebunan Nusantara X (PTPN X) in Surabaya, East Java to discuss possibilities in providing technical assistance for biomass power plant. Attended by Board of Director of PTPN X the meeting discussed possible technical assistance in developing biomass power plant from sugar cane bagasse factory in East Java. ...

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Government to develop $4.3b geothermal plants

The Government plans this year to start the process of developing 12 Geothermal power plants with a total capacity of 865 megawatts (MW) and combined investment value of around US$4.3 billion as part of its efforts to make Indonesia the world's top geothermal electricity producer.

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