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.
The effort to reach 100 percent electrification in Indonesia has been at a great cost both for state-owned PLN, and private energy companies. Norman Harsono of The Jakarta Post reached out to these companies to learn more about their impediments.
Husband and wife, Gede Kresna and Ayu Gayatri, built Rumah Intaran, an eco-house that developed into a learning studio for students and farmers to learn about green architecture, green living and green farming. Anita Syafitri Arif has more.
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 […]
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 […]
Indonesian energy observers have expressed skepticism over the two presidential hopefuls’ energy platforms, expecting that the strong nationalistic tone will remain mere campaign talk to sway voters. “Both of them claim to be nationalists, but more for the sake of the presidential election,” Pri Agung Rakhmanto, executive director of energy think tank ReforMiner Institute, told […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]