Bali’s Kuta Beach faces ‘grave’ erosion

According to data from local authority, about 230 kilometres of the 633 kilometre coastline in Bali has been lost to erosion. Development and impacts of climate change have also contributed. Bali administration has built embankments among other actions but experts fear these efforts are only temporary solutions.

Indonesian Army gives green energy lamp for Acehnese

Aceh Timur, Ekuatorial – The Indonesian Army on Tuesday (17/3) installed environmentally-friendly lamps, stoves, and gas for poor people with limited access to electricity in East Aceh. The programs dubbed as People’s Army Energy Saving Lamps (Lentera), People’s Villages Supervisory Non-Commissioned Officer Stove (Kombara), and People’s Army Gas Engine (Mogantara) were distributed by East Aceh […]

Scientists develop rubber seeds for alternative energy in Palangkaraya

Palangkaraya, Ekuatorial – Scientists said on Monday (26/1) that they have succeeded to develop rubber tree seeds as alternative energy to fossil fuel, in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan. Center for International Cooperation in Sustainable Management of Tropical Peatland (Cimtrop), of Palangkaraya University in cooperation with Netherlands’ University of Groningen (RUG) have launched their preliminary demonstration on […]

Napajoring’s People Finally Have Electricity

Cheerful faces of Napajoring’s villagers, Nassau, Toba Samosir Regency, North Sumatera, welcoming delegation comes from afar. They’ve been waiting since the morning, even Governors, heads of Department and District Government staff Tobasa already stay overnight in Nassau to set everything up. It’s reasonable because this remote village, rarely visited by officials, moreover, from Jakarta. The […]

Geothermal Exploitation in Rajabasa Mountain can Cause Water Crisis

Rajabasa mountain exploitation for geothermal management assessed will cause the destruction of nature, such as loss of spring water sources. The exploitation can make the South Lampung regency, especially in the area of ​​three districts, namely Penengahan, Kalianda, and Rajabasa will experience a water crisis. Civil society Indonesian Environmental Forum (Walhi) regretted the forestry ministry […]

“Mount Ciremai for Sale” and Geothermal Complicated Issue

Following Geothermal Energy development by Chevron at  Mount Ciremai area in West Java, many rumors erupted. One silly issue says  Ciremai have been sold by the government at the price of Rp 60 trillion to Chevron Geothermal Ltd. This issue is considered as a reflection the complexity of developing geothermal energy in Indonesia. [Story by […]