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Hardiv H. Situmeang Short Biography

Hardiv is currently a Chairman of Indonesian National Committee-World Energy Council (KNI-WEC), and advisor to the National Development Planning Agency on Indonesia Climate Change Sectoral Roadmap for Mitigation Actions. The WEC is a global, non-profit, multi-energy organization, dedicated to promoting the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all, established in 1923.

He was Senior Advisor to the BoD, Indonesia State Electricity Corporation – PT PLN (Persero) from 2003 to 2009, and Director of Planning from 1998 to 1999 and from 2001 to 2003, responsible for corporate plan, power system expansion planning, analysis and evaluation of corporate performances as well as corporate information system. Prior to these, Hardiv was Head of Transmissions and Java-Bali Control Centre, responsible for power system operations and control, transmissions and substations system developments including SCADA and telecommunication system developments as well as its operation and maintenance, and energy transaction. He also conceptualized and led a comprehensive change management initiative to transform the organization into an efficient and autonomous business unit of PLN, and established an internal management performance monitoring system.

Member of Indonesian Delegation for the Conference of the Parties, the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice since 2004, the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol since 2007, and the Ad-Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action under the Convention since 2008 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

His main interests are in Energy and Climate Change on Mitigation Actions, Long-term Energy Planning, Power System Planning, Operations and Control, and Project Financing including Legal, Operational and Technical Aspects. At present, focusing on Energy and Climate Change issues particularly on Mitigation Actions, and Carbon Capture & Storage.


DSc, May 1993, System Science and Mathematics, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

MSc, June 1985, Electrical Engineering, Union College, Schenectady, New York, USA.

Ir, March 1976, Electrical Power Engineering, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia.

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