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“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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The Grand Seminar Petroleum Integrated Competition (PROTECT) 2020

Figure 1. Participants of the Grand Seminar. The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) attended the Grand Seminar with topic “Empowering  Potential, Institution, and Human Resource, Towards...

Handing Over Ceremony of Solar Home System at Infantry Brigade 3 (Brigif 3) of Marine Forces, Sorong

Figure 1. All parties involved in the solar home system grant program, including PYC, IPS, Unhan and Brigif 3 of Marine Forces. International Power Supply...

Workshop: Coordination Forum for Sustainable Off-Grid Rural Electrification

Figure 1. Dr. Rudolf Rauch, the Director Renewable Energy Program of GIZ Indonesia, gave the opening speech. The Directorate-General of New Renewable Energy and Energy...

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...

PYC visit to PT Surya Utama Putra

Figure 1. PYC team visited PT Surya Utama Putra, a local solar PV manufacturer. The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) visited PT Surya Utama Putra (SUP),...

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

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.