JAKARTA – Pertamina Power Indonesia (Pertamina NRE) and IGNIS and PT Sembcorp Energy Indonesia (Sembcorp Energy Indonesia) signed a joint study agreement (JSA) on Tuesday (18/10) to explore the feasibility of the commercial scale development of clean hydrogen production in Indonesia. The signing ceremony took place at G20 Presidency of Indonesia’s flagship event, State Owned Enterprises International Conference at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center.
The signing was carried out by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pertamina NRE Dannif Danusaputro, Antonio Sieira as CEO of IGNIS Energy Holdings and Jen Tan as the President Director of Sembcorp Energy Indonesia. The signing was witnessed by Deputy Minister of SOE I Pahala N. Mansury and Director of Strategy, Portfolio, and New Ventures of Pertamina A. Salyadi Dariah Saputra.
“We believe that this strategic collaboration will accelerate the development of hydrogen as a renewable energy. This is very crucial for Indonesia in terms of the acievement of energy mix and net zero emission target. And we are very excited to collaborate with IGNIS and Sembcorp Energy Indonesia, two reputable entities in clean energy industry,” said Dannif.
The collaboration between Pertamina NRE, IGNIS and Sembcorp Energy Indonesia is very strategic, because it’s not only provides value for Pertamina NRE, but also for Indonesia to explore renewable energy potential that has not been sufficiently utilized. Indonesia has large renewable energy potential and the feasibility study will evaluate the potential development of clean hydrogen production facilities from renewable energy sources in several locations in Sumatera.
IGNIS is an independent renewable player, integrated across the value chain from the development to operation and energy services. Since its founding in 2015, IGNIS has been involved in the development of a portfolio of >10GW of solar and wind projects in Spain and >10GW in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Sembcorp Energy Indonesia is a subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, a leading energy and urban solutions provider. Headquartered in Singapore, Sembcorp leverages its sector expertise and global track record to deliver innovative solutions that support the energy transition and sustainable development. It has a balanced energy portfolio of 16.6GW, with 7.1GW of renewable energy capacity comprising solar, wind and energy storage globally. The company also has a proven track record of transforming raw land into sustainable urban developments, with a project portfolio spanning over 13,000 hectares across Asia.
As part of Pertamina, the largest energy company in Indonesia, Pertamina NRE is a strategic partner of govenrment in building national energy security while achieving net zero emission at the same time. It is strongly committed in promoting sustainable development. One of the commitment is the implementation of environment, social, and governance (ESG) within its business.