Here at CPI
we like to think beyond renewable sources.

More than 50 million people in rural communities in more than 50,000 villages and 4000 islands in Indonesia live without access to reliable power.

Here at CPI
we like to think beyond renewable sources.

More than 50 million people in rural communities in more than 50,000 villages and 4000 islands in Indonesia live without access to reliable power.

CPI Approach

The energy demand in Indonesia has increased significantly with its population growth and economic development. The growing concern of meeting the energy demand, while reducing the dependency on fossil fuel, has resulted in an increasing demand for alternative sources of renewable energy.

CPI’s approach in renewable energy is to ensure that the equal distribution of green electricity isn’t a solution to a problem that creates a new set of problems. We believe that powering Indonesian homes with green energy is a solution that elevates the wellbeing of communities and its environment

Madobag

Power plant of desa Madobag | 30kW

Power plant of desa Saliguma | 250kW

Power plant of desa Matotonan | 150kW

Power plant of desa Saliguma at night | 250kW

CPI has identified early on that biomass production in Indonesia would require a thorough selection of species that can provide a sustainable supply of feedstock, without:

  • having an impact on food security
  • damaging the surrounding environment
  • imposing alien and unfamiliar species to the communities

One of the selected species for one of CPI’s biomass-based power plant projects is bamboo. This versatile plant is familiar to Indonesian communities, has a fortifying and restorative impact, and is known as an effective source for biomass gasification.

In 2018, CPI and construction partner IKPT developed the first bamboo-based biomass power plant in Asia Pacific funded by a grant from the USA-based Millenium Challenge Corporation. Three remote villages, namely Saliguma, Madobag and Matotonan in Siberut island of the Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra now have an electrical installation in more than 1300 homes with aggregated power of 700 KW.

Capacity:
700kw.

Technology:
Gasification by Ankur Scientific Energy Technologies LTD.

Coverage:
1181 households and 456 non-residential connections.

Furthermore, each village is realizing about 3000 tonnes CO2e/year from emission avoidance and carbon sequestration due to new bamboo planting.

Ongoing and potential biomass energy projects:

  • Replication of the Mentawai project in the villages Soe, Kefamenanu, and Ponu in NTT. Project stage: Completion pre-feasibility study and appointment of development partner Indonesia Power, a subsidiary of PT PLN.
  • Replication in Ponu will result in access to reliable energy 24/7 and a decreased level of BPP by local PLN by 50%.

CPI has identified early on that biomass production in Indonesia would require a thorough selection of species that can provide a sustainable supply of feedstock, without:

  • having an impact on food security
  • damaging the surrounding environment
  • imposing alien and unfamiliar species to the communities

One of the selected species for one of CPI’s biomass-based power plant projects is bamboo. This versatile plant is familiar to Indonesian communities, has a fortifying and restorative impact, and is known as an effective source for biomass gasification.

In 2018, CPI and construction partner IKPT developed the first bamboo-based biomass power plant in Asia Pacific funded by a grant from the USA-based Millenium Challenge Corporation. Three remote villages, namely Saliguma, Madobag and Matotonan in Siberut island of the Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra now have an electrical installation in more than 1300 homes with aggregated power of 700 KW.

Capacity:
700kw.

Technology:
Gasification by Ankur Scientific Energy Technologies LTD.

Coverage:
1181 households and 456 non-residential connections.

Madobag

Power plant of desa Madobag | 30kW

Power plant of desa Saliguma | 250kW

Power plant of desa Matotonan | 150kW

Power plant of desa Saliguma at night | 250kW

Furthermore, each village is realizing about 3000 tonnes CO2e/year from emission avoidance and carbon sequestration due to new bamboo planting.

Ongoing and potential biomass energy projects:

  • Replication of the Mentawai project in the villages Soe, Kefamenanu, and Ponu in NTT. Project stage: Completion pre-feasibility study and appointment of development partner Indonesia Power, a subsidiary of PT PLN.
  • Replication in Ponu will result in access to reliable energy 24/7 and a decreased level of BPP by local PLN by 50%.

Indonesia generates approximately 65 million ton of waste annually, which, without a real solution in place, will continue to grow exponentially. Globally, Indonesia is in the top 5 countries of Municipal Solid Waste generators

Untreated MSW causes numerous problems:

  • Environmental degradation: Centralized landfills require excessive transportation causing environmental and social degradation.
  • Health hazards: Landfills emit toxic and greenhouse gases leading to various respiratory diseases and global warming
  • Water and soil contamination: Leachate accumulates contaminants and causes a variety of diseases.

Due to its high efficiency and good eco-friendly performance characteristics, gasification technology provides an opportunity for the conversion of municipal solid wastes into clean energy. CPI and its partner Ankur Technology propose the use of this technology to handle solve many MSW-related problems:

  • Distributed solution: Relevant for villages, towns and cities of all sizes.
  • Lowest emissions: No harmful solid and liquid emissions. Gaseous emissions are well within limits.
  • Volume reduction: Complete conversion of MSW to energy or usable products. No landfilling.
  • Financially viable: The plant and operational expenditures ensure fastest recovery of capital.
  • Support of the reduce-reuse-recycle movement: The remains of the 3R can be processed in the gasification of waste, thus avoiding these remains to end up in landfill.
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How does waste turn into energy?

The types of MSW that can be transformed into energy:

Plastics

Food, garden and textiles wastes

Paper and cardboard

Leather

Ongoing and Potential MSW to Energy Projects

  • Main technology supplier for 5 MW of MSW gasification in Solo, Central Java. Project stage: construction with target completion end of 2021.
  • 400 KW to 1 MW of MSW gasification development in Bali. Project stage: discussions with related stakeholders.

Indonesia generates approximately 65 million ton of waste annually, which, without a real solution in place, will continue to grow exponentially. Globally, Indonesia is in the top 5 countries of Municipal Solid Waste generators.

Untreated MSW causes numerous problems:

  • Environmental degradation: Centralized landfills require excessive transportation causing environmental and social degradation.
  • Health hazards: Landfills emit toxic and greenhouse gases leading to various respiratory diseases and global warming
  • Water and soil contamination: Leachate accumulates contaminants and causes a variety of diseases.

Due to its high efficiency and good eco-friendly performance characteristics, gasification technology provides an opportunity for the conversion of municipal solid wastes into clean energy. CPI and its partner Ankur Technology propose the use of this technology to handle solve many MSW-related problems:

  • Distributed solution: Relevant for villages, towns and cities of all sizes.
  • Lowest emissions: No harmful solid and liquid emissions. Gaseous emissions are well within limits.
  • Volume reduction: Complete conversion of MSW to energy or usable products. No landfilling.
  • Financially viable: The plant and operational expenditures ensure fastest recovery of capital.
  • Support of the reduce-reuse-recycle movement: The remains of the 3R can be processed in the gasification of waste, thus avoiding these remains to end up in landfill.

How does waste turn into energy?

Play Video

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The types of MSW that can be transformed into energy:

Plastics

Food, garden and textiles wastes

Paper and cardboard

Leather

Ongoing and Potential MSW to Energy Projects

  • Main technology supplier for 5 MW of MSW gasification in Solo, Central Java. Project stage: construction with target completion end of 2021.
  • 400 KW to 1 MW of MSW gasification development in Bali. Project stage: discussions with related stakeholders.

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