Agus Tampubolon

Researcher at the Institute for Essential Services Reform in Jakarta, Indonesia

Agus  Tampubolon

Agus Tampubolon is responsible for research on energy efficiency, power systems, electric vehicles and energy transitions at the Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Before joining IESR, Agus did his master’s degree in Energy Conversion and Management (ECM) at the Hochschule Offenburg, Germany. For his master thesis, Agus worked in a research institute in Offenburg, where he designed an optimal Combine Heat and Power (CHP) operation plan in line with the EPEX electricity price, electrical load profile, and heat demand using MATLAB linear programming.

He started his career with a multinational nickel company in 2012, where he held the position as an Assistant Project Engineer for three and a half years. Agus has participated in several trainings related to mining and project management and held the First Operational Supervisor (POP) certificate from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) of Indonesia.

German power market developments June 2020 vs. June 2019: More electricity from natural gas while coal-fired generation is massively reduced. Electricity demand continues to be weak and also renewables lose compared to June 2019. pic.twitter.com/nBCHDHiU2Z

Strommarkt-Vergleich Juni 2020/Juni 2019: Deutlich mehr Strom aus Erdgas, Kohleverstromung lässt hingegen massiv nach. Stromverbrauch weiter gering und auch EE verlieren im Vergleich zum Vorjahresmonat. pic.twitter.com/EwlRsuZyBQ

German power generation in June 2020: Renewables (especially PV) have a hard time beating the exceptionally hot June 2019. However, due to the continued weaker electricity demand, the share remains at 46%. Most powerful force is natural gas, lignite only ranks 3rd. pic.twitter.com/WOo46yt3y5

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