The 2018 Asian Power Utility Forum in Jakarta brought together an overwhelming number of the industry's key power utility executives in Indonesia on 20 March 2018. Together with thought leaders from the top consulting firms, they discussed in-depth insights on some of the most pertinent issues faced by the energy sector today such as the era of battery storage and Indonesia's demand dilemma.
Speaking on behalf of Eurocham Energy Working Group was Miroslav Dijakovic, Deputy for Renewable Energy, who brought up the business opportunity for Solar PV rooftop in Indonesia with more B2B approach. Miroslav later join the panel discussion to discuss Indonesia's demand dilemma, along with Jaya Wahono, founder and CEO Clean Power Indonesia; Bret Mattes, Director Numada; and Andi Asmir, VP Government Relations Energi Nusantara Merah Putih.
On 20 March 2018, the Transport and Logistics Working Group continues the ongoing joint assessment on provisions under the Minister of Finance Regulation No. 158/PMK.04/2017 on the Delivery of Inward Notices, Inward Manifests and Outward Manifests. The meeting aims to identify main concerns as well as joint recommendations from the industry that could be proposed to the Directorate General of Customs. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Yigit Saricinar (DB Schenker) as the Deputy Head of EuroCham Transport & Logistics Working Group, and co-hosted by the Indonesia Logistics and Freight Forwarder Association (ALFI), which was represented by Mr. Arman Yahya (Head of ALFI Soekarno-Hatta Region). The meeting also invited few airlines companies, as well as ground handling company.