In implementing the vision of ”Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali” towards a new era for Bali, the Provincial Government of Bali has taken the initiative to set an ambitious target, namely towards net zero emissions by 2045. To achieve the initiative's target of net zero emission , The Provincial Government of Bali cooperates with a number of local, national and international partners.
The matter was raised in a meeting and discussion titled "Towards Bali Zero Emissions 2045 for Accelerating the Achievement of the Vision of Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali" at Kerta Sabha Building in the Jaya Sabha complex, the residence of the Governor of Bali, in Denpasar, Bali, on Friday (4/8/2023).
The meeting was led by the Assistant for the Economy and Development Sector of the Bali Provincial Secretariat, I Wayan Serinah. Several partners were present, including the Centre of Excellence for Community-Based Renewable Energy (CORE) of Udayana University, the World Resources Institute (WRI) Indonesia, the Visi Indonesia Raya Emisi Nol Bersih Foundation (ViriyaENB), the ClimateWorks Foundation, New Energy Nexus Indonesia, and Bloomberg Philanthropies.
In his remarks, the Governor of Bali stated that the Provincial Government of Bali had taken concrete steps to support the net zero emission (NZE) commitment. The Provincial Government of Bali, according to Bali Governor Wayan Koster in his remarks, launched the Declaration Towards Bali Zero Net Emissions 2045 as Bali's commitment.
The Declaration towards Bali Zero Emission by 2045 involves several areas, including low carbon development, self-sufficient Bali in clean energy, and battery-based electric vehicles.
It was also mentioned that the Bali Provincial Government has developed policy frameworks, including Bali Provincial Regulation Number 8 of 2019 concerning Organic Agriculture Systems, Bali Regional Regulation Number 45 of 2019 concerning Clean Energy in Bali, and Bali Regional Regulation Number 48 of 2019 concerning the Use of Battery-Based Electric Vehicles.
Regarding the utilization of renewable energy potentials in Bali, the Head of the Bali Provincial Department of Manpower and Mineral Resources Energy, Ida Bagus Setiawan, revealed that Bali still needs support and strengthening to increase the use of new renewable energy potentials (EBT) in Bali.
Setiawan stated that the people in Bali are willing to utilize the latest renewable energy sources, but their aspirations require support, including incentives.
"The potential of renewable energy in Bali is quite large and promising. However, its utilization has not been able to be massive," said Setiawan in front of the Kerta Sabha Building in the Jaya Sabha complex, Denpasar City, on Friday (4/8/2023)."
WRI Indonesia 2045 Net Zero Emission Plan: