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Why Indonesia Should Abandon its Natural Gas Pricing Regulation

By: Massita Ayu Cindy (Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). Inka B. Yusgiantoro (Supervisory Board at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)).  "The costs required to keep domestic natural gas prices...

Can Palm Oil-Based Biodiesel Enhance Energy Security in Indonesia?

By: Vivi Fitriyanti (Research Assistant at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). Massita Ayu Cindy Putriastuti (Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). The utilization of biodiesel is part of...

Corporate Green Bond for Financing Green Energy Projects in Indonesia

By: Felicia Grace Ratnasari Utomo (Research Staff at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). Filda C.Yusgiantoro (Chairperson of Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). With the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2016,...

Indonesia’s car sales tax cut may harm the environment, requiring another policy to reduce emissions

Haryanto, The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center and Filda Citra Yusgiantoro, The Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Indonesia, has provided a tax incentive...

Does nuclear power have a chance in Indonesia?

By: I Dewa Made Raditya Margenta (Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). Filda C.Yusgiantoro (Senior Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). Nuclear power has been stated as...

Enhancing Indonesia’s Energy Security through the Establishment of Geothermal Holding Company

By: Muhammad Razin Abdullah Research Assistant at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).Overview Indonesia continues to improve its renewable energy (RE) mix in order to support the Paris Agreement....

Indonesia’s Energy Transition: Electric Vehicles Opportunity for the Transportation Sector

By: Akhmad Hanan Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).Energy transitions are significant structural changes in energy systems. Or in other words, it is defined as the...

Coal Diversification to Secure Indonesia’s Progressive Energy Demand

By: Budi Prayogo Sunariyanto Research Assistant at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).Introduction Rapid growth in renewable energy (RE) technology advancement accelerating the shifting in the energy sector...

Securities Crowdfunding for Community Energy

By: Massita Ayu Cindy (Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). Inka B. Yusgiantoro (Supervisory Board at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC)). In 2021, where technology plays a...

Natuna Sea: Threat and Challenge for Indonesia Energy Security

By: Mayora Bunga Swastika Research Staff at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC). Natuna is one of the regions in Indonesia which has 264,198.37 square kilometers of land...

The Urgency of the New and Renewable Energy Law in Indonesia

By: Akhmad Hanan Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).Prologue Until now, Indonesia does not yet have a Law on New and Renewable Energy (NRE). Regulations regarding...

More Strategies for Solar PV Acceleration After Pandemic

By: Ilyas Taufiqurrohman Green Building and Energy Consultant at PT Narama Mandiri. Muhammad Ichsan Saif Natural Resource Policy Analyst and Lecturer at Institut Teknologi Bandung  Despite promising increase...

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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.