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Buku: 2020 Indonesia dalam Bencana Krisis Minyak Nasional

Indonesia telah masuk ke dalam era krisis minyak bumi. Harga minyak melambung, kapasitas produksi menyusut, sementara inefisiensi kelembagaan maupun regulasi merebak. Masa keemasan bisnis minyak di Indonesia telah usai dan sekarang minyak bumi malah menjadi beban. Di saat negara-negara produsen minyak mempersiapkan diri memulai era keemasan minyak tahap kedua, Indonesia menuju era krisis energi. Dalam kondisi ini, apa yang bakal kita hadapi tahun 2020 dan bagaimana kita menghadapinya? Read more

Findings from Pacific Energy Summit 2014

Launched in 2009, NBR’s annual Pacific Energy Summit is an invitation-only event that convenes leaders from government, business, and research to explore innovative solutions to the dual challenges of rising energy demand and climate change. By bridging the commercial, public, and nonprofit sectors, the Summit informs policy and inspires collaboration to help support sustainable economic development. Read more

Who has the Fossil Fuel Resources in ASEAN?

Working on the new database; to update the old version on the Map of ASEAN Energy Resource. Hopefully, when we have the new one, we could develop more appropriate policy in shaping the future direction for the region. Data is the key, isn’t? Read more

Philippines, the Most Energy-Efficient Country in ASEAN?

I am working on energy data of ASEAN Member Countries to see the trend from the last decade (2001-2010). One thing that I found very interesting is about the Philippines. Read more

RE in Power Generation, How far ASEAN could go?

I was in Manado, South Sulawesi, Indonesia last week, attended the 30th HAPUA Council Meeting, generously hosted by PT PLN (Persero) Indonesia. HAPUA stands for The Heads of ASEAN Power Utilities/Authorities, a specialized energy body in ASEAN which consists of national electricity companies from all of ASEAN Member Countries. The meeting that attended by CEOs/Directors of ASEAN’ national electricity companies is the venue for the region in shaping their effort to develop a regional inter-connectivity for electricity. Read more

Pocket Books: ASEAN Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Activities

By the end of last year, my office published another two pocket books; one is about ASEAN Energy Efficiency and another one is about ASEAN Renewable Energy. Both of these books provide you will a snapshot of associated related activities in ASEAN under the framework of ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2010-2015.

Go download it both.



ASEAN and Climate Issue

ASEAN long-term energy path. ASEAN is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world, driven by a growing middle class, urbanisation and industrialization, as well as economic integration of its ten (10) member countries. This growth had a consequential increase in primary energy consumption which was registered at 3.6% per annum from 1995 to 2007. Total primary energy consumption increased from 339 MTOE in 1995 to 511 MTOE in 2007, in which fossil fuels; oil, coal and gas, are accounted for 64.6% in 1995 and increased to 72.4% in 2007. Read more

Latest Article on Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline

Quick update (again).

My latest article is up now (second for ESI Bulletin), where I wrote about Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline. It’s an honor for me to join Dr Noeleen Heyzer who currently serves as the Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Dr Philip Andrews-Speed, Principal Fellow & Head , Energy Security Division, ESI.

See the clip below (on top of Publications section) and read the the article here. (pdf).

untitledBig thanks to Dr Christopher LEN.

Another info, next week I will be in Chiang Mai, Thailand, as one of speaker and chair for energy policy discussion at ASEAN Renewable Energy Workshop (AREW 2013), organized by Asian Development Institute for Community Economy and Technology, Chiang Mai Rajabhat University. See the agenda and related information at