NWO Indonesia project on energy transition in Indonesia approved

Nieuws - 30 april 2020 - Webredactie

Kornelis Blok and Jaco Quist will be working with the Technical University of Bandung in a broader consortium to do research on the renewable energy transition in Indonesia. The project ‘Regional Development Planning and Ideal Lifestyle of Future Indonesia - By Utilizing Advance Green Energy Technology and Trans/Inter-disciplinary Approaches’ is funded by NWO and the Indonesian research council. In the project, TU Delft will be focusing on making participatory renewable energy scenarios, implementation pathways and techno-economic assessment of renewable energy sources. One PhD candidate and one postdoc will be hired. Colleagues from the water management department of the CEG faculty will also participate in the project.

About the call

NWO, through the Merian Fund, and the Indonesian Ministry for Research, Technology, and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI) launched a joint call for proposals on Renewable Energy. Renewable energy is a topic that is of great societal importance to both the Netherlands and Indonesia, and where collaboration between Indonesian and Dutch researchers can create added value. This call in the Cooperation Indonesia-the Netherlands programme, from Dutch side under the Merian Fund, aims to further stimulate high-quality joint, impact-oriented research between Dutch and Indonesian researchers