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U.S. Government Instrumental in Advancing Indonesia’s First Utility Scale Windfarm

In 2014, ICED (the first phase of the USAID Indonesia Clean Energy Development program) conducted a study for State Electricity Company (PLN) on the impact of nearly 200 MW of proposed wind power development in South Sulawesi. The findings showed that the 70 MW proposed windfarm in Sidrap could be operated without any adverse effect.  UPC, the Sidrap project developer, ...

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OJK strongly supports USAID on the publication of the Clean Energy Handbook

On December 5, 2014, Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) and Ministry of Environment (MoE) launched the Sustainable Finance Road Map, 2015-2019 and Clean Energy Handbook. These two documents guide the financial services industry in its provision of comprehensive support for sustainable development projects. The road map draws from the government’s plan to enable a sustainable financing environment through regulations, incentive ...

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Makassar’s replacement of street lighting has proved to be a viable project that can be replicated in more areas of the city as well as other cities in Indonesia

Newly Retrofitted Street Lighting Increases Energy Efficiency in Makassar by Two Thirds Three areas around Makassar City’s Losari Beach are now equipped with LED lighting, today’s most energy-efficient light bulbs. These lights have transformed the beach, which is now attracting visitors at night. The newly retrofitted street lighting has not only improved visibility and safety but has also produced significant ...

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