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Power Wheeling and Clean Energy Development

By: Diwangkara Bagus Nugraha The demand of the clean energy rises in recent years, not to mention the industry or commercial sectors' demand. Multinational companies...

Learning from Venezuela: How to Manage National Oil Company (NOC)

By: Massita Ayu Cindy Venezuela Economic Crisis  The sudden drop in oil prices in 2014 from $115 per barrel to about $70 per barrel pushed...

Indonesian Energy Efficiency Current Situation

By: Anggun Alfina Zakia For most of the countries, the dynamic of the economic growth and energy consumption have fluctuated at the same time. It's...

A Brief Review on Indonesia’s National Energy Policy

By: Rahmantara TrichandiIntroduction Energy is an important sector to guarantee the prosperity of people in a country. Management of energy is essential as the energy...

Reflections on Energy Cooperation Between Indonesia and Japan “Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Indonesia-Japan Diplomatic Relations”

By: Filda Yusgiantoro, Rahmantara Trichandi and Massita Ayu Cindy Indonesia and Japan marked the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries on January...

Electrification Development in Sorong, West Papua Province, Indonesia

By: Akhmad Hanan & Rahmantara TrichandiPower Plant Development Eastern Indonesia had been under focus since President Jokowi took office in 2014. Through Governmental Regulation Number31/2016,...

Brief Notes for Indonesia’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Implementation

By : Massita Ayu Cindy In March 2017, the Indonesian government authorized the General Planning for National Energy (RUEN) under the Presidential Regulation Number 22...

A Brief Outlook on Euro 4 in Indonesia

By: Filda Yusgiantoro, Massita Ayu Cindy & Rahmantara Trichandi In the process of responding to climate change, Indonesia as the 6th largest greenhouse gases (GHG)...

Green Bonds Standard Formulation in the Energy Sector

By: Filda Yusgiantoro, Rahmantara Trichandi, and Anggun Alfina Zakia Projects with high impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commonly required a significant amount of...

The Development of Electricity in Natuna Islands

By: Akhmad Hanan The Natuna Islands is a frontier area of Indonesia and a part of Riau Islands Province. The Natuna Islands has 15 subdistricts,...

What Drives Household Energy Choice for Cooking?

By: Anggun Alfina ZakiaEnergy and fuel are important factors for the household’s welfare in developing countries and key drivers of economic growth and development....

The Implementation of Renewable Energy in the Top Oil Producer Countries

By: Massita Ayu Cindy Background Oil has been in the headline for hundred years and has powered the economy by maintaining the industrial revolution power resources...

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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.