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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...

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The Indonesian Journal of Energy (IJE) Vol. 1 No. 2 (2018) has been published

We gladly announce that Indonesian Journal of Energy (IJE) Vol. 1 No. 2 (2018) has been published. Thank you for all authors, editors, reviewers...

Registration: Junior Chess Championship 2017 (U9)

"The memory of my childhood went back to when I played chess under the tree,  while my grandpa, a part-time barber, was sitting next...

Poetry Reading Competition for Primary School Students – Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center

Jakarta, 22nd of August 2020. To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of The Republic of Indonesia, Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center held an online Poetry Reading Competition...

PYC Knowledge Sharing Series 2018 – Energy Condition in Indonesia: An Energy Economics Perspective

PYC held the 2nd Knowledge Sharing Series (PYC’s KSS) titled, “Energy Condition in Indonesia: An Energy Economics Perspective” on 24 April 2018. The main...

7 Days Left! – Pyc 2nd Anniversary Paper Competition: Energy Law, Governance, and Policy

As the deadline is drawing close, we would like to invite you all to participate in our paper competition in celebration of PYC's 2nd...

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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...

PYC CAREERS 2020

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

PYC Webinar – The Ensight: New (Energy) Normal: How Pandemic Reshapes Indonesia’s Energy Sector

Figure 1. The Ensight Speakers and Moderator. Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) is conducting a series of webinar events this month to commemorate its 4th anniversary....
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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.