The provision of energy access remains a challenge in Indonesia. In this country there are millions of people who until now have not enjoyed an adequate electricity supply. Most of them live in darkness and only able to buy kerosene as fuel for lighting in the home.
Meanwhile, there are millions of other people, particularly those living in rural areas and suburbs, which uses biomass fuel combustion (furnace and firewood) for cooking and often cause air pollution and respiratory health for family members.
Access to Energy Program aims at realizing security and increase access to affordable energy for society. IESR through the development of institutions, policies, programs and public investment.
IESR working to influence policy and regulation in the energy sector, by encouraging energy subsidy reform, accelerate the development of clean and renewable energy, especially in rural areas, as well as energy efficiency.