ICED Updates

  • Fact Sheets: Greening the Grid

    13 July 2017

    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 …

  • Green lending survey to boost green economies

    13 July 2017

    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 …

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

    13 July 2017

    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 …

  • Indonesian banks has better understanding on power projects using renewable energy

    11 July 2017

    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 …

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

    10 July 2017

    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 …

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

    3 June 2017

    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 …

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

    2 June 2017

    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 …