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Solar Power on the Sandalwood Island

tempo.co РFor the people of Sumba in East Nusa Tenggara it seems likely that kerosene lamps will soon be a thing of the past. Parts of Sumba are now powered by sunlight, water currents, and the wind, all of which are in abundance on the island. The Sumba people-with the help of the government and

Energy Kiosks and Sumbanese Light Lanterns

Provided with solar energy converters to electricity, Margaret and Nicolaus, manage Energy Kiosks that help people in Sumba to enjoy a lantern or light. (CNN Indonesia/Feri Agus Setyawan)

cnnindonesia.com – Electricity is one of the community needs, both in the city and in the village. However, electricity has become a ‘luxury’ item in Sumba Island, East

Through Renewable Energy, Sumba Hopes to Improve the Economy of the Luku Wingir Community

kupang.tribunnews.com – The Regional Government of East Sumba Regency hopes that through gender integration and renewable energy models developed by the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection together with Hivos in Luku Wingir Village-Kambata Mapanbuhang District which was selected as a pilot project, can increase the economic needs of the local community.

This was stated

Why We Need Decentralized Renewable Energy to Power the World

Hydro plant, Sumba, Indonesia. Credit: Josh Estey/Hivos

By Eco Matser

Eco Matser, Hivos global Climate Change/Energy and Development Coordinator

ipsnews.net РAs the energy sector is transforming, there is a growing consensus that sustainable energy is a catalyst for achieving most Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): it is crucial for better health, education, jobs, food production and conservation, as well

Solar, Wind, and Water that Helps Sumba’s Electricity Needs

Two students from Inpres Laikarenga elementary school are installing lanterns in the battery charging area. Every student pays IDR 1,500 per-charging, Monday (29/1). (CNNIndonesia/Feri Agus)

CNNIndonesia.com – The Government of Indonesia has a portion target of renewable energy as a source of electrical energy as much as 23 percent by 2025. However, by the end of

Hivos’ TERANG Project Answers Renewable Energy Challenge in Indonesia

swa.co.id – Utilization of renewable energy in Indonesia is so important so that the resources can be used wisely. Renewable energy has an important role in rural communities, especially in East Nusa Tenggara, West Nusa Tenggara, and South Sulawesi. This is expected to be an inspiration and exploration of opportunities for small-scale renewable energy investment

30 Percent of East Nusa Tenggara’s Region Do Not Have Access to Electricity

merdeka.com – The Head of Energy and Mineral Resources Department of East Nusa Tenggara Province, Boni, said that around 20 to 30 percent of the villages in the region had not been electrified up to now.

“There are still many areas who have not been electrified, around 20-30 percent,” he said at Wisma Nusantara, Jakarta, Wednesday

Best Practice: People in Sumba Using Solar-Powered Lanterns for Lighting

netralnews.com – A number of people in Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara Province, use solar-powered lanterns for lighting due to their difficulties to access electricity in their area.

“Initially, we used the lamp. There was also a solar home system from PLN (State Electricity Company) but it was not optimal, meaning that the lights went out in

TERANG Project Brings Electricity into 26 Districts

antaranews.com – TERANG project or investing new renewable energy in communities is able to bring electricity to 26 districts of Eastern Indonesia.

Based on data from the international development organization Hivos that compiled by Antara in Jakarta, on Wednesday, that the 26 districts are spread in the regions of West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara and

Hivos’ TERANG Project Provides Electrical Access to 5,079 Households

merdeka.com – The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) continues to boost up the use of renewable energy in order to achieve the energy mix target as much as 23 percent in 2025. This government program is now supported by an international non-profit development organization, Hivos.

Hivos will collaborate with various partners to implement the