RFP – Event Organizer for Launching Akademi Transisi Energi

IESR is looking for a vendor candidate for hosting a hybrid professional event (a combination of offline and online) for the Launch of the Energy Transition Academy.

Proposals will be received no later than 23.59 WIB on Monday, May 29 2023. Proposals received after the deadline will automatically be invalid and do not meet administrative requirements. Proposals can be sent via email to Energy Transformation Program deon@iesr.or.id and cc: irwan@iesr.or.id CRH Coordinator, IESR) and Rahmat@iesr.or.id (Program Officer, IESR) by including the email subject “RFP Response – EO Launching Akademi TE

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RFP – Hybrid Conference Organizer and Production for Indonesia Energy Transition Dialogue (IETD) 2023

This year, the sixth IETD will be held in a 3 days event and the following 2 days in conjunction with the Indo-China Cooperation Forum. Main event would focus on promoting a strategy to achieve NZE target in the Indonesian power sector through renewable energy acceleration. The Indo-China cooperation forum will strengthen the collaboration between Indonesia and China to identify the opportunity and challenge in mobilizing china investment in the power sector. This year’s IETD will be hosted under a hybrid model, bringing speakers and/or attendees both physically and virtually. 

Through this process, IESR is looking for available platforms, technology, and event organizers that can conduct IETD  2023 under a hybrid model. Learning from four previous events, the number of daily participants was hundreds of people and throughout the event, private/groups networking and discussion were frequent. Therefore, IETD 2023 should also be able to accommodate hundreds of active participants both on-site and virtually in a convenient manner.

We will evaluate the proposal based on the comprehensive items’ qualifications. Thus, we encourage the bidders to provide a complete and detailed proposal taking into account all of the items listed above. Bidders must submit a digital copy of their proposal via email to Deon Arinaldo at deon@iesr.or.id  and Rahmat JES at rahmat@iesr.or.id by 10:00 p.m. Indonesian Western Standard Time (WIB, GMT+07)  on Friday, 12 May 2022. Please include “Hybrid Event IETD 2023” in the subject line.

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Nikkei Asia | Indonesia aims to dump coal plants for carbon neutrality by 2060

Indonesian state utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara is aiming to phase out coal-fired power as the country brings forward its carbon neutrality ambitions to 2060. Indonesia’s aim to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 is “clearly possible” and could “even be accelerated to around 2050,” said Fabby Tumiwa, executive director of the Institute of Essential Services Reform, an Indonesian think tank focused on energy and the environment.

Read more on Nikkei Asia (28 May 2021)

Yahoo | IESR launches a pathway to zero emissions by 2050

JAKARTA, IndonesiaMay 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) new report “Deep decarbonization of Indonesia’s energy system: A pathway to zero emissions by 2050″ shows that Indonesia’s energy sector is technologically and economically feasible to achieve zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Mongabay | Indonesia says no new coal plants from 2023 (after the next 100 or so)

Indonesia says it will stop building new coal-fired power plants after 2023 to meet its carbon-neutral goals — but the more than 100 plants to be built by then will still be churning out CO2 decades after that. Fabby Tumiwa, executive director of Indonesian private policy think tank the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR), said PLN’s plan to stop building new coal plants is the first step toward decarbonizing the country’s economy, which is still heavily reliant on dirty coal. “According to our study, Indonesia could achieve net-zero emissions in 2050 if emissions from power plants are reduced as fast as possible,” he told Mongabay. “So the first key is to completely stop building new coal plants at least after 2025. But if possible, before 2025 is better.”

Read more on Mongabay (12 May 2021)