Anissa Suharsono is an Energy Policy Associate with IISD’s Energy Program. She holds a BSc in physics from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) and an MSc in sustainable energy technology from Technische Universiteit Delft, the Netherlands. She specializes in climate change and energy policy, pricing analysis, fossil fuel subsidy reform, and the effects of coal on health, with nine years of experience working in the energy industry.
Prior to working for IISD, Anissa worked as a business development associate for Vena Energy (formerly known as Equis Energy Indonesia) where she managed financial modelling and performed in-depth industry research for potential investments, and was responsible for identifying opportunities focusing on renewable energy (solar, wind, geothermal) development projects in Indonesia. She also worked for six years as a risk management consultant with DNV GL, where she was involved in various types of projects such as quantitative cost and schedule risk analysis, smart metering, wind and solar resource assessment and monitoring, business continuity management, feasibility studies, as well as other enterprise risk management and technical safety consultancy services. Anissa has work experience in Indonesia, Singapore, Norway, and the United Kingdom.
- Energy Policy Tracker Are we building back better? Every Wednesday, our experts provide new analysis of support for fossil fuels and clean energy.
- Achieving Low Solar Energy Price in Indonesia: Lessons learned from the Gulf Cooperation Council region and India While solar energy has exploded in India and the Gulf Cooperation Council region, it has lagged significantly in Indonesia. This report examines why this has been the case and what Indonesia can do to catch up to others in growing the renewable energy sector in the country.
- Getting to 23 Per Cent: Strategies to scale up renewables in Indonesia This report addresses seven concrete ways in which the Indonesian government can overcome the existing obstacles and make significant progress to grow renewable energy before 2025.
- Tackling Coal-Driven Air Pollution in China and India: Lessons learned for Indonesia Although air pollution in China and India is currently heavier than in Indonesia, these two countries have been giving more attention to tackling it. Given Indonesia’s very large coal growth projections and current level of air pollution, lessons can be learned from both China and India when it comes to addressing air pollution.
- G20 Coal Subsidies: Indonesia This country study and accompanying data sheet compile publicly available information on G20 subsidies to the production and consumption of coal (including coal-fired power) in Indonesia in 2016 and 2017.
- G20 Coal Subsidies: Tracking government support to a fading industry This research tracks each G20 country’s progress in phasing out subsidies to the production and consumption of coal (including coal-fired power), looking at fiscal support, public finance and state-owned enterprise investment.
- Indonesia's Coal Price Cap: A barrier to renewable energy deployment Indonesia's coal price cap encourages the consumption of coal while slowing the integration of renewable energy into the country's power grid.
- Real People, Real Change: Strategies for just energy transitions This report aims to support governments in their endeavour to make energy transitions just, building on research and case studies in Canada, Egypt, Indonesia, India, Poland and Ukraine.
- Economic Instruments to Leverage Clean Energy Investment There is widespread recognition that the bulk of the investment needed to meet the Paris objectives and SDGs will have to come from private...