At NEX Indonesia, our commitment lies in crafting relevant research outputs, which encompass reports, working papers, issue briefs, and fact sheets. We ensure that all our publications are deeply rooted in a strategic roadmap designed to foster decarbonization and accelerating energy transition.

Clean energy technology startups in Indonesia: How the government can help the ecosystem

Clean energy is on the rise globally, and cleantech startups are at the forefront of clean energy innovation and economic growth. Our report uncovers the opportunities and challenges faced by players in Indonesia’s cleantech startup ecosystem – startups, incubators, investors, government, NGOs - and measures the government needs to take in supporting the ecosystem. Discover best practices from all around the world that can help the Indonesian government tailor support for the ecosystem in our report.

Investors’ Drives for Clean Energy and Impact Investment as part of Climate Solutions

Through INTRA, ANGIN in collaboration with New Energy Nexus Indonesia is proudly release our Deep Dive Report: Investors’ drives for clean energy and impact investment as part of climate solutions. As we want to provide solutions, we are discussing what drives investors to invest in clean energy and utilizing impact investment as part of climate solutions.

The Role of the East Java Provincial Government in Supporting the Clean Energy Technology Startup Ecosystem (Startup Cleantech) in East Java

As a major exporter of electricity for Java-Bali, East Java Province has significant renewable energy potential. However, unfortunately, East Java still faces challenges in achieving the renewable energy mix target set out in the East Java Province General Energy Plan (RUED). On the other hand, several cities and districts in East Java Province are still highly dependent on the oil and gas Revenue Sharing Fund (DBH). Therefore, economic diversification that can support sustainable economic growth in East Java is a must. This Policy Brief aims to provide recommendations regarding the adoption of clean energy technology, particularly through the development of a clean energy technology startup ecosystem in East Java.

The Role of the West Java Provincial Government in Supporting the Clean Energy Technology Startup Ecosystem (Cleantech Startup) in West Java

West Java Province, with its dense industrial areas and its role as an electricity exporter, holds significant potential for reducing emissions through the adoption of clean energy technology (cleantech). However, the province faces challenges in the energy transition, including a heavy dependency on fossil resources, a lack of guidance in green industry development, and low penetration of electric vehicles and public transportation. This policy brief aims to provide recommendations to the Government of West Java Province on how to enhance cleantech adoption, particularly by offering support to the cleantech startup ecosystem. The brief will delve into the challenges and opportunities presented by each stakeholder, thereby proposing collaborative approaches that will fortify the cleantech startup ecosystem in West Java Province.

The Role of the Regional Government of Yogyakarta in Supporting the Clean Energy Technology Startup Ecosystem (Cleantech Startup) in Yogyakarta Province

The DI Yogyakarta (DIY) province has various potentials for developing a local cleantech startup ecosystem. From abundant natural resources to skilled human resources, the region holds promise. Currently, the cleantech startup ecosystem, including entrepreneurs, private incubators, and universities, is beginning to grow. However, the growth of cleantech startups still faces several challenges. Some of these challenges include regulations that are not yet supportive enough, a lack of facilities and access to funding, and a shortage of local talent in the clean energy sector. To address these issues, this policy brief provides recommendations to the DIY Regional Government, along with best practices from the national to international levels as a reference for the regional government in supporting the cleantech startup ecosystem in DIY.

Clean energy technology startup: Solutions for energy transition and air pollution in DKI Jakarta

As the epicenter of business, DKI Jakarta emerges as one of the provinces with the greatest potential for the development of cleantech startups in Indonesia. Serving as the hub for various venture capital, business incubators, non-governmental organizations, and strategic think tanks, there is no justification for startups contributing to carbon emission mitigation not to flourish in Jakarta. Moreover, Jakarta faces significant challenges related to air pollution. This policy brief provides policy recommendations that can be adopted by the government of DKI Jakarta to address environmental issues, particularly in the context of air pollution, by optimizing efforts in energy transition through empowering local cleantech startups. In addition to offering an overview of the cleantech startup ecosystem in the Jakarta region, this policy brief also encompasses its challenges and development potential, complemented by successful case studies from other major cities.

The Role of the Bali Provincial Government in Supporting the Clean Energy Technology Startup Ecosystem (Cleantech Startups) on Dewata Island

The island of Bali, known as one of Indonesia's premier tourist destinations, holds significant potential for renewable energy. In response to this, the Province of Bali has set a Net Zero Emission (NZE) target for 2045, which is 15 years ahead of the national target. This initiative is accompanied by regulations for the development of renewable energy and electric vehicles. Furthermore, various clean energy technology startups, known as cleantech startups, have emerged in the province. However, the efforts of these founders in developing their startups and aiding the regional NZE target are met with various challenges, including regulatory hurdles, technology development, and funding. Through this policy brief, New Energy Nexus Indonesia outlines the state of the cleantech startup ecosystem in Bali, including the challenges, opportunities, and recommendations that the Bali Provincial Government can undertake to support the development of the cleantech startup ecosystem in Bali as a key player in achieving Bali's NZE 2045 goal.

Accelerating Energy Transition and the EBET Bill: Response to the Problem Inventory List of the Draft New and Renewable Energy Bill 2022

This policy brief provides insights and recommendations from the perspective of the Clean Energy Technology Startup Community (KSTEB) regarding the Draft New and Renewable Energy Bill (EBET Bill) 2022 and its implications for accelerating the energy transition in Indonesia. Our community acknowledges the central role of the Draft New and Renewable Energy Bill 2022, particularly in promoting sustainable energy-based economic transformation and shaping the future energy landscape. Clean energy technology startups play a central role in the EBET Bill. They drive innovation, flexible and responsive to market changes, and offer localized solutions. Incentives within the bill should support technological innovation, facilitate funding access, and encourage collaboration with academic and renewable energy industry sectors. Supporting startups will accelerate the energy transition, drive job creation, and strengthen low-carbon development, making their role in the EBET Bill crucial for a sustainable energy future.

Funding Fact Sheet 2021

New Energy Nexus aims to support diverse entrepreneurs to drive innovation and build equity into the global clean energy economy.

Funding Fact Sheet Vol 2 March 2022

New Energy Nexus aims to support diverse entrepreneurs to drive innovation and build equity into the global clean energy economy.

Global Impact Report 2023

New Energy Nexus is the world’s leading clean energy ecosystem builder. With 20 years of experience, we provide world class accelerators, funding, and training to help diverse entrepreneurs build a 100% clean energy economy in the shortest time possible. In Indonesia, we initially began as an incubation and acceleration initiative, which has evolved into a multifaceted approach. Starting in 2023, we conduct corporate innovation training, research on climate investment, and provide policy advocacy analysis. These efforts are supported by a network of stakeholders and donor partners.

Indonesia Impact Report 2022

2022 was an important year for the New Energy Nexus Indonesia team. We were finally able to hold, arguably, the first and biggest clean energy startup festival in Indonesia, [RE]Spark. We welcomed over 1100 entrepreneurs, investors, students, government bureaucrats and media. This was definitely the biggest highlight of our outreach event, as we continue to find ways to inspire clean energy innovators, startups and entrepreneurs from all over Indonesia to develop solutions to solve real life challenges.

Indonesia Impact Report 2021

In 2021 alone, we are proud to have supported 22 clean energy and climate innovation startups through our smart energy and investment program, as well as 10 energy access startups through our pre-incubation track. And we also successfully conducted a total of 40 outreach events including our annual [RE]Energize Hackathon 2021. So, it’s been a big year!

Indonesia Impact Report 2020

By the end of 2020, New Energy Nexus Indonesia has identified and supported 45 clean energy startups. The top sectors addressed were biomass, solar energy, and energy efficiency and management.