Economic Modelling and Policy Drafting (APEC Integrated Energy System Planning for Equitable Access to Sustainable Energy for Remote Communities in the APEC Regions Using North Sulawesi as a Pilot Project)

This 2018 assignment aimed to provide a robust and practical model to assist policy makers and local stakeholders in North Sulawesi for preparing a Regional Electricity Plan provided an analytical framework that can be adopted by regional governments elsewhere in Indonesia and other APEC member countries for energy policy making. Castlerock developed a least-cost generation expansion plan for the North Sulawesi Province using HOMER as theĀ  power system modelling tool and formulated policy recommendations based on modelling results. Castlerock used this model for capacity building for local universities andĀ  relevant regional government entities.