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A Small Island in The Indian Ocean Offers Big Lessons on Clean Power

The Indonesian island Sumba is working to provide 100% renewable electricity to all 650,000 residents by 2025.

February 10, 2016 — As the sun sets on the small Indonesian island of Sumba, Danga Beru Haba begins weaving under the glow of a single incandescent lightbulb, the only one in her home. Although she is tired from

Sumba: Pulau dengan sasaran 100% energi terbarukan

Pulau Sumba bertekad bahwa dalam waktu lima tahun ke depan akan menggunakan 100 persen energi terbarukan.

Sampai beberapa waktu lalu, sebagian besar dari 700.000 penduduknya tidak memiliki akses ke sumber listrik, dan kini proyek energi bersih mengubah kehidupan mereka.

Umbu Hinggu, seorang tokoh adat Sumba, mengatakan dia tidak pernah bermimpi air terjun di hutan yang terletak di

Sumba Renewable Energy: A Bright Future Where the Lights Don’t Go Out

Waingapu, Sumba. Five years ago, Dorkas Manuhuluk, a Sumbanese headmistress, would ask her staff to ride a bike for 45 minutes to a neighboring village just to make copies of question sheets for her students.

Outreach Development of Indonesia’s Outlying Areas, Sumba’s Shining Light

Artikel lengkap bisa disimak di link berikut: Sumba’s Shining Light
Sumber: Tempo English, 17 Mei 2015

Siaran Pers: Petualangan Ekspedisi Sumba 2015 Turut Wujudkan 100% Energi Terbarukan

Siaran Pers Nomor:
Petualangan Ekspedisi Sumba 2015 Turut Wujudkan 100% Energi Terbarukan
10 Oktober 2015

Selengkapnya bisa dibaca di tautan berikut.

Sumba Expedition 2015: a gateway to light

In September 2015, the Sumba Expedition set off to Indonesia for a fourth time. Sumba Expedition 2015 is part of an ongoing campaign initiated by Hivos to raise awareness of climate change, promote the use of renewable energy and engage a wider public in our climate and energy campaign.

Ekspedisi Sumba 2015

Ekspedisi Sumba 2015

For Poor Indonesian Community, No More Living in Darkness

Name: Sulis Setiawati

Location: Island of Sumba, Indonesia

Profile: Islander who has helped bring a diverse range of local, national and international stakeholders to agreement over the 100 percent renewable vision for Sumba

A visit to Sumba Iconic Island by a long awaited friend

On 7 and 8 April 2015, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia, Sudirman Said, conducted a field visit to the island of Sumba in order to monitor the implementation and the progress of the SumbaIconic Island (SII) programme. Hivos in Southeast Asia accompanied the minister, the Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia Stig Traavig, and other officials.

Editorial: When a Big Idea Drives a Small Island

As Indonesia continues its reliance on non-renewable sources of energy, small villages in Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, have shown the way for the nation going forward.