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PYC Webinar – The Ensight: Rethinking Energy-Climate Relations in Indonesia

Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC) conducted The Energy Insight (The Ensight) for the second time and it was live-streamed through the official PYC YouTube channel...

The Ensight: Rethinking Energy-Climate Relations in Indonesia

Ikuti Webinar THE ENSIGHT oleh Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center! The Ensight akan membahas apakah pengembangan energi dan kebijakan iklim saat ini saling mendukung atau malah bertentangan...

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...
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.