Indonesia Clean Energy Development (ICED) Project is a technical assistance program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the energy sector.
- ICED I: the first phase of the project implemented from March 2011 through February 2015
- ICED II: the second phase of the project launched in May 2015, and will run through 2020
ICED supports a wide variety to stakeholders in the commercial development of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. It provides energy planning and policy reform support to selected national and local governments to help them overcome barriers to greater clean energy development and use. ICED advises renewable energy project developers and energy efficiency hosts in assessing the feasibility of clean energy technology applications. ICED also offers local banks and financial institutions assistance in evaluating project financing proposals. ICED also supports PLN, the national electric utility, in improving the framework for electricity generated from renewable energy.
Goal & Objective
The purpose is to assist the GOI in establishing an effective policy, regulatory and incentive environment for low-emission growth in the energy sector, while simultaneously attracting public and private sector investment in clean energy development. It has two main goals:
- Strengthening the foundation for a low-carbon energy system in Indonesia.
- Contributing to the Government of Indonesia’s (GOI) targets for increasing access to energy, while concurrently supporting national efforts to curb GHG emissions.