Result of Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Implementation in Indonesia 2021 – Innovation for Carbon Neutrality through JCM –

Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and the Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) in collaboration with Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia and Indonesia JCM Secretariat jointly organized “Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM*1) Implementation in Indonesia – Innovation for Carbon Neutrality through JCM -” on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021.

Government of Japan is promoting dissemination of advanced  zero emission technologies through the Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects*2. The webinar was participated by government officials and business leaders from both countries, and it aimed at sharing overview and progress of JCM and facilitating project development and scaling up those future projects.

This webinar introduced “Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects”, “Financing Programme to Demonstrate Decarbonization Technology for Realizing Co-Innovation”*3 and “Pilot Project for Comprehensive Support throughout the Whole Hydrogen Supply Chain Abroad”*4 started this fiscal year as well as good examples of each project. Through these, the path to a post-corona decarbonized society in Indonesia was explored.

Related to the webinar, individual meetings were arranged between registrants of the webinar. Indonesia JCM Secretariat and GEC had individual consultation with companies considering applying for JCM Financing Programme.

Overview of Webinar

  • Date: Thursday, September 2nd, 2021, 13:00-15:30 Indonesia Time (UTC+7), 15:00-17:30 Japan Time (UTC+9) 
  • Venue:  The webinar was held via Zoom
  • Organizers:  Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia, Indonesia JCM Secretariat, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
  • Language:  English and Indonesian (Simultaneous interpretation)

Program

  • Moderator:  Ms. Kaoru YAMAGUCHI, Assistant Manager, Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
  • Whole program video (length: 2:55:51)    English   Indonesian
Session 1. Opening Remarks:

– Mr. Ferry ARDIYANTO, Assistant Deputy Minister for Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

– Mr. Kazuhiko SHIMIZU, Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in Indonesia  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Session 2. Information Sharing on the JCM Progress:

Japan’s Policy for Carbon Neutrality and the Role of JCM
– Mr. Shogo MASUDA, Deputy Director, Office of Market Mechanisms, Climate Change Policy Division, Global Environmental Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan Video(English) Video(Indonesian) 

Indonesia’s Implementation for Paris Agreement and Expectations for JCM
– Mr. Dicky Edwin HINDARTO, Indonesia JCM Secretariat  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

JCM Recent Updates in Indonesia
– Mr. Cahyadi YUDODAHONO, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia / Indonesia JCM Secretariat  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects 
– Mr. Hiroshi TAKAHASHI, Director, Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

JCM Global Match
– Ms. Nanako AOYAMA, Assistant Manager, Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Financing Programme to Demonstrate Decarbonization Technology for Realizing Co-Innovation and Pilot Project for Comprehensive Support throughout the Whole Hydrogen Supply Chain Abroad
– Mr. Ryo KUBO, Senior Manager, Financing Programme Group, Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Q&A for Session 2
Moderator:  Ms. Dinda FAUZANI, Indonesia JCM Secretariat Video(English) Video(Indonesian) 

Session 3. JCM Implementation in Indonesia and Neighboring Countries

10MW Mini Hydro Power Plant Project in North Sumatra (2016)
– Mr. Shingo YAMANAKA, Project Manager, Project Development Dept.,Toyo Energy Solution Co., Ltd.  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

29MW Binary Power Generation Project at Palayan Geothermal Power Plant (Philippines 2020)
– Mr. Noriharu SHIDA, Chief Staff Manager, New Energy X-Tech. Department, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

City-to-City Cooperation Project by Toyama City to Realize SDGs Future City for Bali Province and Semarang, Central Java Province (2019-2021)
– Mr. Yosuke HASENAKA, Consultant, International Business Unit, Environmental Consulting Department, Japan NUS Co., Ltd.  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Development of an Energy Management System (EMS) to Provide a Stable Supply of Renewable Energy Project Case (Financing Programme to Demonstrate Advanced Low-Carbon Technology Innovation for Future Development in Development Countries 2016-2018)
– Mr. Kengo SHINOMIYA, Project Manager, International Business Dept., Kyudenko Corporation  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Q&A for Session 3
Moderator:  Mr. Arrozaq AVE, Indonesia JCM Secretariat Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Session 4. Closing Address:

– Mr. Yuji KIMURA, Executive Director, Head of Tokyo Office, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

– Mr. Edi Prio PAMBUDI, Acting Deputy Minister for International Economics Cooperation, Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs of Indonesia  Video(English) Video(Indonesian)

Business Matching & Consultation with Indonesia JCM Secretariat / GEC (Zoom Meeting)
■Business Matching: After the day of the webinar, individual meetings were arranged online between the companies that are considering implementing decarbonizing technologies as JCM Model Projects and the companies that can provide relevant technologies.
■Consultation: After the day of the webinar, Indonesia JCM Secretariat and GEC had individual consultation online with companies who would like to ask questions related to Financing Programme for JCM.

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 *1 JCM stands for the Joint Crediting Mechanism, and it is a bilateral cooperation mechanism that developing countries and Japan collaborate
   on GHG emission reductions projects and share the reduction result.
   For further information, please refer to the official website of JCM here

 *2 In order to support the implementation of candidate JCM projects, Ministry of the Environment, Japan has launched the “JCM Model Projects”.
   The purpose of this model project is to financially support the implementation of projects which reduce GHG emissions by utilizing leading
   decarbonizing technologies in developing countries, and in return seeks to acquire JCM credits for achievement of Japan’s GHG emission
   reduction target.

 *3 “Financing Programme to Demonstrate Decarbonization Technology for Realizing Co-Innovation” aims to create innovation beneficial for both
   Japan and developing countries through collaboration (co-innovation). The purpose of this financing program is creating a zero-carbon
   society through renovation and dissemination of high quality decarbonizing technologies and products, which are some of Japan’s strength,
   by means of systemization and packaging of multiple technologies, and by encouraging uptake of such technologies, in addition to bringing
   benefits to the technology developers in Japan as a result.

 *4 “Pilot Project for Comprehensive Support throughout the Whole Hydrogen Supply Chain Abroad” will subsidize a part of the demonstration project
   to produce hydrogen derived from renewable energy in third party countries (such as Australia) where renewable energy is abundant such as
   solar power generation and wind power generation and to transport and utilize in partner countries (such as Pacific Island countries).

Contact

Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
Tokyo Office
Attn: Tanabe, Aoyama, A. Takahashi
Phone: +81-3-6801-8773
E-mail: jcm-info@gec.jp