Germany - Green Chiller NAMA, a project under cooperation of Indonesia and the German Government for Energy Efficiency in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) sector - organised an Indonesian Delegation Visit to Germany on 11-16 October 2016. Highlighting theme “Climate and Energy Efficiency Policies and Measures”, the visit aimed to facilitate knowledge-sharing and discussion on climate and energy efficiency policies and measures between government officials and private sector representatives.
Photo was taken in front of Chillventa Fair (Nuernberg, Germany), first day to start. Left to right: Hendrik Pratama (PT. GUNUNGES TIGABELAS), Fransiskus Adian (PT. Pertamina), Qatro Romandhi (Ditjen EBTKE), Kai Berndt (GIZ), Victor Sitorus (PT I.T.U Airconco), Philipp Muenzinger (GIZ), Indira Darmoyono (GIZ), Isa Samudra (PT. Phapros), Tara Wibhuti (PT. Rotaryana Prima), Rudolf Rauch (GIZ), Donny Brillianto (PT. Pertamina), and Herlin Herlianika (GIZ/HEAT). Photo credit: GIZ
Indonesian private sector representatives which include national chillers manufacturers and state-owned hydrocarbon refrigerant producer - participated in ‘Chillventa’, one of the largest international RAC exhibitions. During their time at Chilventa, the delegation met several German and international RAC companies which produce refrigeration systems and equipment using hydrocarbon refrigerant, such as Secon, Frascold, Bitzer, Danfoss and Ziehl-Abegg, to have better understanding on the development of RAC technology and explore collaboration opportunities.
The Indonesian-German Dialogue on Energy Efficiency in Berlin as a knowledge sharing forum on climate and energy efficiency policy frameworks as well as standards and programmes for its implementation. Photo credit: GIZ
A half-day seminar on “Indonesian-German Dialogue on Energy Efficiency”, at GIZ Repräsentanz, Berlin then served as a knowledge sharing forum on climate and energy efficiency policy frameworks as well as standards and programs for its implementation. The government delegation from Indonesia was led by Ms Farida Zed, the Director of Energy Conservation from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, joined by representatives from Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of National Planning and Financial Services Authority. While German representative was represented by Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Germany Environment Agency (UBA) and Berlin Energy Agency. Several site visits to also took place during the visit to show practical examples on how Green Chillers are implemented and supported in Germany.
Mrs Farida Zed from the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and Mr Hans-Peter Klein, from German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), representing Indonesia and German delegation on Indonesian-German Dialogue on Energy Efficiency in Berlin. Photo credit: GIZ
The feedback for this visit from the Indonesian delegation is very positive. The private sectors are eager to participate on activities under framework of RAC technology transfer with German companies. The Indonesian government will establish a Task Force on Green Chiller, led by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to accelerate the development of a climate-friendly RAC sector in Indonesia.