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The Urgency of the New and Renewable Energy Law in Indonesia

Prologue Until now, Indonesia does not yet have a Law on New and Renewable Energy (NRE). Regulations regarding NRE are currently limited to government, presidential...

More Strategies for Solar PV Acceleration After Pandemic

Despite promising increase in rooftop solar PV adoption in the last few years, pandemic is expected to hit Indonesia’s solar PV development hard. Government...

Unlocking the Blue Energy Potential in Indonesia

Nowadays, renewables have been a topic of broad discussion. Renewables such as solar energy, bioenergy, geothermal, wind and hydro are commonly discussed in many...

Good News is a Bad News: Indonesia’s Electricity Subsidy

Indonesia's Electricity Subsidy Electricity subsidy has been one of Indonesia's government main issues for an extended period. Figure 1 shows the fluctuation of electricity subsidy...


“The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) is a nonprofit organization devoted to independent, in-depth research on energy issues at the local, national and global levels with a strong focus on energy security.”

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FGD 2017 by PYC: Women In Energy

    Theme: “WOMEN IN ENERGY” The 2nd Focus Group Discussion (FGD) will discuss several prominent issues relating women in the energy sector. The event will be held...

PYC Attended Business and Economics National Conference

Figure 1. Keynote speech by Mr. Rudiantara, Minister of Communication and Information of Indonesia   On August 27, 2019, Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended Business and...

National Seminar on Energy Economics by Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Yogyakarta

Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, the founder of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center was invited to be the keynote speaker in a National Seminar on Energy Economics by...

Launching of the PYC Data Center Website

Figure 1. Inka Yusgiantoro, Ph.D explained about the PYC Data Center. On June 16, 2019, the Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) launched an online platform...

Call for Paper “The Role of New, Renewable and Clean Energy in Achieving SDG7: Policy, Investment and Technology”

The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center proudly presents, Call for Paper "The Role of New, Renewable and Clean Energy in Achieving SDG7: Policy, Investment and Technology" Please submit...

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Job Opportunities 2021

We are opening job opportunities in 2021!We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to work with us in 2021.1. OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTResponsibilities:Providing administration...

How Hard COVID-19 Outbreak Could Hit Indonesia’s Energy Sector?

By: Massita Ayu Cindy   COVID-19 Pandemic Timeline Year 2020 might be one of the most unforgettable years by most people worldwide. The COVID-19 virus outbreak has...

Carbon Tax Implementation in Indonesia

By: I Dewa Made Raditya Margenta A couple of weeks ago, AirVisual, an international team that provides information about air quality data, stated that Jakarta...


We are looking for enthusiastic people to work with us in 2020. If you are interested to be a part of our team, please...

The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) cautions the public to be alert and vigilant in dealing with any form of fraudulent acts perpetrated by imposters who are not authorized to represent the institution or act on its behalf.

Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) menghimbau masyarakat agar berhati-hati dan waspada dalam menghadapi segala bentuk penipuan yang dilakukan oleh pihak yang tidak berwenang mewakili lembaga atau bertindak atas nama lembaga. 

Prof. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Ir., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D.

Purnomo Yusgiantoro is the Founder of the Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC). He received his bachelor degree (Ir) in Petroleum Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia; MSc in Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA; MA in Economics from University of Colorado, USA; and PhD in Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines, USA. Since 2014, Purnomo dedicates much of his time, knowledge, and skills to teach the subject of energy economics at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). Also, Purnomo is the Co-founder of Universitas Pertahanan (Unhan), Indonesia, where he teaches the subject of energy security until now. He is now a senior advisor for Executive Office of the President Republic of Indonesia.

He has vast experiences working and contributing in the energy and defense sector of Indonesia. He worked as a consultant for the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the field of energy economics and sustainable development. He also acted as the Chairman of Board of Commissioners for Pertamina. Purnomo also has held a position as Vice Governor of National Defense Agencies (Lemhannas). Purnomo was the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Republic of Indonesia for three consecutive terms, from year 2000 until 2009. He also held the position of Minister of Defense of Republic of Indonesia between 2009 and 2014. In the global sphere, Purnomo served as the Governor of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its Secretary General as well as President, based in Vienna, Austria. He also carried the responsibility as the Chairman of the ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM). He continues his devotion to the energy sector development by establishing PYC in 2016.