Energy Efficiency Policy Research
IIEE is currently involved in researching measures to promote energy efficiency in the building and industry sectors in Indonesia, with a special focus on incentive systems. IIEE also runs programs to help government officials understand energy issues by holding training sessions and discussion forums.
Studies on Renewable Energy Development Policy
Over the past five years, a lot of time at IIEE has been spent studying renewable energy development and the respective implementation process. Most recently, a review of the policies was written as well as a regulatory framwork for the Indonesia Clean Energy Development (ICED) program of USAID. There was also a study done about possible on-grid biomass as a power supply for electricity projects in the renewable energy sector.
Three US Students from Santa Clara University Intern at IIEE
Liz Wassmann, Rachel Reid and Andrew Noonan began their internship in June 2012. The Santa Clara University, USA, students will work to understand energy efficiency and help develop the pico-hydro project.
Energy Subsidy Reform in Indonesia (2011-now)
In collaboration with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Global Subsidy Initiatives (GSI), IIEE has been studying fuel study reform and how to implement it. Research methods include desk research, surveys of fuel consumers, interviews with authorities, and workshops. Go to this link to read the study report: http://www.iisd.org/gsi/fuel-subsidies-indonesia-action-plan-reform
Energy for All (2011)
This study examined how the poor in Indonesia interacted with energy. Starting with an overview of electricity access and other forms of energy, the study continues by highlighting programs from the central and local governments, NGO initiatives, and support from other international organizations. Special attention was given to disadvantaged regions and areas with poor basic infrastructure.
Study on Estimating the Cost of Biofuels based on Decentralized Power Generation in Rural Indonesia, 2009-2010
This collaborative research study, conducted by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES-Japan) and IIEE, examines the overall sustainability of existing first generation (biomass feedstock based) biofuels, and considers the sustainability of existing promotion policies. The conclusion of the study will be a list of policy recommendations including measures for national governments.