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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...

Unlocking the Blue Energy Potential in Indonesia

By: Haryanto Research Assistant at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).   Nowadays, renewables have been a topic of broad discussion. Renewables such as solar energy, bioenergy, geothermal, wind...

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

By: Massita Ayu Cindy Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).Indonesia's Electricity Subsidy Electricity subsidy has been one of Indonesia's government main issues for an extended period....

Optimizing Geothermal Energy for Green Economy Recovery in Indonesia

By: I Dewa Made Raditya Margenta Research Assistant at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).The biggest challenge for developing countries after being severely struck by the COVID-19...

The 23% NRE Target, Within Grasp or Not?

By: Muhammad Razin Abdullah Research Assistant at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC). The Government of Indonesia's target to increase the portion of the new and renewable energy...

Indonesia’s Demand-Side Management Actions Need More Spotlights

By: Diwangkara Bagus Nugraha Researcher at Purnomo Yusgiantoro Center (PYC).  Indonesia's approaches to energy management tend to use supply-side management (SSM), rather than demand-side management (DSM)....

Indonesia’s Energy Sector Investment After the Pandemic Outbreak

By: Akhmad Hanan Introduction Since the first COVID-19 case in Indonesia was announced by President Joko Widodo on March 2, 2020, this pandemic began to impact...

MEMR Regulation No. 8/2020: How to Achieve the Win-Win Solution

Some manufacturing industries are highly dependent to the natural gas price as 70% of the structured cost are allocated for natural gas (Piqsel). By: Massita...

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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.