Kirana Sastrawijaya is a Senior Partner of UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions and is one of the best power lawyers in Indonesia with nearly two decades of practical experience in the fields of power, energy, construction and infrastructure. She has represented major international and local clients (including PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero) and its major subsidiaries (PT Pembangkitan Jawa Bali and PT Indonesia Power)) in various high-profile power and infrastructure deals (having a combined capacity of more than 5,000 MW) and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating all type of projects documents including power purchase agreements (covering all types of PPAs for different power plants), EPC contracts, O&M contracts and fuel supply contracts.

 

Kirana is also well versed in renewables, oil & gas, project financing, public-private partnership scheme, mergers & acquisition in the energy and natural resources sectors, state-owned enterprises, regional-owned enterprises and has built close relationship with government institutions and international and local NGOs for the preparation of relevant regulations related to power, energy and renewables in Indonesia.

 

As a testament to her expertise in the field of power and renewables, she also serves as the youngest member of the Board of Experts of Masyarakat Ketenagalistrikan Indonesia (Indonesian Electricity Society) and is an active member of Masyarakat Energi Terbarukan (Indonesian Renewable Energy Society).

Kirana D. Sastrawijaya, SH, MM

Senior Partner
+62 21 5082 0999

kirana@umbra.law

Practice Focus

Projects, Energy & Finance

 

Sub-Practice & Industry

Power, Construction, Project Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Public- Private Partnership, M&A

 

Language

Indonesian & English

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Association of Indonesian Advocates (PERADI).
  • Board of Expert of the Indonesian Electricity Society (Masyarakat Ketenagalistrikan Indonesia).
  • Member of the Indonesian Geothermal Association.
  • Fellow with the Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas.

 

Education

  • Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (cum laude) (2005).
  • Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, Master of Management (MBA) (cum laude) (2008).

 

Awards & Accolades

  • Female Executive of the Year by Enlit Asia Power & Energy Award 2022.
  • Listed as Women Leaders for 2022 by IFLR1000.
  • Leading Energy and Infrastructure Project Financing Specialist of The Year, Indonesia by 2021 Leading Adviser Awards.
  • Highly Regarded Lawyer in Project Finance, M&A and Project Development by IFLR1000.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Global Chambers 2021.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Asia Pacific Chambers 2021.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Global Chambers 2020.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Asia Pacific Chambers 2020.
  • Listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer 2021 by Asia Business Law Journal.
  • Listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer 2020 by Asia Business Law Journal.
  • Listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer 2019 by Asia Business Law Journal.
  • Nominated as Southeast Asia Women Lawyer of the Year 2021 by Asian Legal Business (2021).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2021 by Asian Legal Business (2021).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2020 by Asian Legal Business (2020).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2019 by Asian Legal Business (2019).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2018 by Asian Legal Business (2018).
  • Recipient of Citibank Full Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Business and Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia (2007).
  • Best Outstanding Student, 2nd Rank, Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia (2004).

Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainability Business

  • Representing a multinational FMCG in its 20,000 hectares carbon sequestration plan in Sumatra (2021).
  • Representing a multinational company in the development of 500,000 hectares of forest conservation and restoration across Asia Pacific and its arrangement of the respective carbon trading (2021).
  • Representing a German development agency in providing recommendations to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources for the drafting of a minister regulation on carbon trading for solar rooftop (ongoing).
  • Representing an international development bank in the development and structuring of a project for early retirement of coal-fired power plants and acceleration of renewable energy power plants in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Representing an international development agency in providing legal advice and assistance to a ministry in Indonesia in preparing a minister regulation relating to the financing for energy transition mechanism (ongoing).
  • Representing a non-governmental organization in developing a legal guide for institutional investors on climate-related shareholder resolutions in key jurisdictions in Asia, especially in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Representing a state-owned electricity company in preparing the necessary documents (e.g.: shareholders agreement, power purchase agreement, operation and maintenance agreement, novation agreement) for the monetization of its coal-fired power plants (ongoing).
  • Advising a coal-fired power plant project company on the Indonesian legal framework on carbon trading and carbon tax and how the regulations will impact their business (2022).
  • Advising an international development agency in providing inputs to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on renewable energy certificate and related issues that should be regulated in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Advising a public energy company on the development of electricity export project to Singapore, particularly in relation to the renewable energy certificate generated from the power plant located in Indonesia that will be sold to offtakers and end-users in Singapore (ongoing).
  • Advising an international development agency for policy and regulation review on Indonesia’s renewable energy (RE) power procurement and providing recommendations for the Indonesian Government and electricity state-owned enterprise to create an improved competitive procurement process (2021).
  • Representing an international chamber in providing analysis and input to the new and renewable energy bill (2021).
  • Representing a public university in preparing legal study and recommendations on the New and Renewable Energy Bill (2021).
  • Advising an international development agency for a policy and regulation review on the development of a study to support Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources proposal on fuel subsidy reallocation to incentivize motorcycle conversion from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) to Electric Battery (EB) (2021).
  • representing a state-owned electricity company in assessing the impacts of the New and Renewable Energy Bill to the company and providing recommendations (2021).

 

Project Finance

  • PPA Amendment for a 2 x 1000 MW Power PPP Project – representing a state-owned company that guarantees for government infrastructure projects in the process of PPA amendment, guarantee agreement, and other relevant project documents due to the late construction of the 2 x 1000 MW ultra-super critical (USC) coal-fired plant in Central Java (ongoing).
  • Legal Study on the amendment of loan agreements in relation to Sustainable Energy Access in Eastern Indonesia – Electricity Grid Development Program Phase 2 Results Based Loan – assisting an electricity state-owned company in preparing a legal memorandum on the amendment of loan agreements concerning Debt Service Coverage Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio and Self-Financing Ratio (ongoing).
  • Legal Study on the compensation or subsidy mechanisms in relation to geothermal power plants tariffs – assisting an electricity state-owned company in preparing a legal memorandum on the analysis and recommendation of the approval mechanism under Good Corporate Governance (GCG) to obtain compensation or subsidy from the government related to electricity tariffs of geothermal plants of independent power producers, under cooperation scheme or owned by PLN.
  • Geothermal Power Plant in Maluku (20 MW) Financing – representing a state-owned electricity company in the development and financing of 20MW Geothermal Power Plant/PLTP project in Maluku (ongoing).
  • Representing the project company in relation to the financing and development of a 2×1,000 MW Ultra Super Critical Coal Fired Project in Jawa (ongoing).
  • Representing a subsidiary of a state-owned electricity company in preparing a legal study related to the financing of Jawa-7 project for the development of a 2 x 1000 MW coal-fired power plant (ongoing).
  • Representing a subsidiary of a state-owned electricity company in preparing a legal study to the financing of Batang Toru project for the development of a 510 MW hydro energy power plant Representing PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC) in the US$1.85 billion project financing for the Development of Jambaran – Tiung Biru Unitized Field Gas Project, one of the largest project financing transactions closed in 2019. This deal was awarded as “Oil and Gas Deal of the Year” in the 2019 Project Finance International (PFI) Awards and “Deal of the Year” by 2019 Asian-mena Counsel Deals of the Year.
  • Representing a major power and oil-and-gas group company in its distressed acquisition and restructuring of MaxPower Group, an international power company with total installed gas power plant assets amounting to 424MW worth of capacity (installed, rental and IPP) that span across the South East Asia region (2019).
  • Assisting PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) in its first project financing for the development of 10MW Dieng geothermal power plant which will contribute and be part of the 400MW Dieng geothermal project. This historical deal is in support of Indonesia’s government strategic plan to increase renewable energy of 23% in 2025 energy mix use and Indonesia’s Sustainable Development Goals (2019).
  • Representing PT Citra Multi Energi as borrower in a USD20 million bilateral facility for the financing of 10MW mini hydro power plant project in North Sumatera. This project is one of renewable projects in Indonesia with support from the Joint Crediting Mechanism provided by the government of Japan which encourages cooperation between Japanese and Indonesian institutions to promote implementation of low carbon development activities in Indonesia (2019).

 

Power (Renewables)

  • Geothermal Power Plant 120 MW – advising a state-owned electricity company on the closing down of unit 1 and development of new units of the power plant based on the energy sales contract and applicable laws and regulations (2022).
  • Solar Power Plant in Bali (2×25 MW) – representing a state-owned electricity company in the drafting and negotiation of power purchase agreement (2022).
  • Advising an international development agency for policy and regulation review on Indonesia’s renewable energy (RE) power procurement and providing recommendations for the Indonesian Government and electricity state-owned enterprise to create an improved competitive procurement process (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Geo Dipa Energi (Persero) in restructuring of Geothermal Energy Upstream Development Project as financed with grant from Clean Technology Fund and Global Environmental Facility (2020-2021).
  • Representing an international power and infrastructure company in assessing the development of wind power plant project in Indonesia from greenfield to commercial operation date (2021).
  • Representing an international development bank in the implementation of a sustainable infrastructure assistance program that aims to support sustainable and universal electricity access. We provide legal inputs and recommendations on international best practice risk allocation and bankability guidelines which will need to be implemented consistently in PLN’s different types of renewable PPAs. This also includes preparation of a comparative study of existing Indonesian Solar PPA terms with PPA terms in other Asian countries (2021).
  • Advising an international development agency for a policy and regulation review on the development of a study to support Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources proposal on fuel subsidy reallocation to incentivize motorcycle conversion from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) to Electric Battery (EB) (2021).
  • assisting an electricity state-owned company in preparing a legal memorandum on the amendment of loan agreements concerning Debt Service Coverage Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio and Self-Financing Ratio (ongoing).

 

Power 

  • 2×1,000 MW Ultra Super Critical Coal Fired Project – representing the project company in relation to the financing and development of a 2×1,000 MW Ultra Super Critical Coal Fired Project in Jawa (ongoing).
  • Cirata Floating Solar PV Project (145 MWac) – representing PT PLN (Persero) in the preparation and negotiation of PPA for the development of 145 MWac floating solar PV project (2020).
  • 424MW worth of capacity (installed, rental and IPP) – representing PT Infra Daya Energia in its distressed acquisition and restructuring of MaxPower Group, an international power company with total installed gas power plant assets amounting to 424MW worth of capacity (installed, rental and IPP) that span across the
    South East Asia region (2019).

 

Oil and Gas

  • US$1.85bn TBS Project Financing for the Development of Jambaran – Tiung Biru Unitized Field Gas Project – This is a Project Financing transaction which was initiated by PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC) as the Sponsor to obtain approximately US$1.85bn facility to finance its US$4.6bn Jambaran-Tiung-Biru (JTB) gas field unitisation project. The JTB project is one of the National Strategic Project (PSN) that has been solicited by the Committee for Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Delivery (KPPIP). The JTB project will have gas production capacity in the amount of 192 MMSCFD that will be transported through Gresik-Semarang transmission pipelines (2019).

 

Construction, Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnership

  • Brownfield Airport Project in Lombok – representing an Indonesian state-owned airport services company in preparing a pre-feasibility study in relation to the development of a brownfield airport project in Lombok.
  • Development of 35 MW ITF Sunter Waste-to-Energy Plant – representing PT PLN (Persero) in the drafting and negotiation of PPA for the development of 35 MW WTE power plant in Sunter (2019).
  • Legal Study on development of hospital project through a public private partnership scheme
  • Representing PJB in the negotiation and drafting of its master EPC contract and procurement contract for the establishment of 500 MW Mobile Power Plant Projects (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Citra Multi Energy in the negotiation and drafting of its US$15 million EPC contract for the development of 10MW mini hydro power plant project in North Sumatera (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Jasa Marga in relation to divestment and restructuring of toll road companies (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero), PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk, and PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII (collectively the “PT Pilar Sinergi BUMN Indonesia”) in the establishment of the project company for development of Indonesia’s first high-speed train project connecting Jakarta – Bandung (2016-2017).

 

Other M&A, Energy and Natural Resources, and other Project Finance

  • Representing and assisting the Ministry of State-owned Enterprises and various State-owned Companies from the infrastructure and housing industries (including but not limited to PT Hutama Karya (Persero)., PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk., PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk., PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk., PT Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk., and PT Pembangunan Perumahan (Persero) Tbk.) for the proposed establishment of Indonesian State-Owned Holding Company (BUMN Holding Project) which will create the largest state-owned holding companies in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Representing PJB in the drafting and negotiation of contracts for the development of REMDO system with General Electric for the purpose of realtime online management of PJB power plants (ongoing).
  • Assisting CITIC in the proposed acquisition of several IPP companies in Indonesia (2017).
  • Advising and representing multiple major foreign companies in investing in Indonesia through cooperation with regional owned companies and regional governments (2016).

 

Other Representations related to Preparation of Regulations related to Energy and Power

  • Advising a United States international development agency for legal and regulatory analysis on a state-owned power company subsidy reform and revenue model (ongoing)
  • Advising a state-owned company subsidiary in preparing a feasibility study on developing and managing a coal terminal unloading system and new terminal. The project was carried out under a scheme to authorize the subsidiary of a state-owned train company to build and manage coal transportation supporting facilities at the Kramasan Station, South Sumatra.
  • Advising a United States international development agency for a policy and regulation review on the development of a draft regulation to support energy transition program through a fiscal and financial support by the government under a APBN and non APBN schemes (ongoing)
  • Speaker in “Power Purchase Agreement for Solar Power Plant”, a training held by Business Law Society FH UI Training on the Law of Energy and Mineral Resources 2022 (September 2022).
  • Speaker in “Carbon Mechanisms in the Bioenergy Sector: The Implementation and Potential Benefits”, a webinar held by Bioshare Series #7 Event (May 2022).
  • Speaker in “Carbon Trading and Carbon Tax in Electricity Sector”, a webinar held by UMBRA and BATS Consulting (April 2022).
  • Speaker in “Power Purchase Agreement Training”, a training held by PT Pembangkitan Jawa Bali (November 2021).
  • Speaker in “Sustainable Finance Dialogue: Lesson Learned of Biogas Power Project Finance and Development”, a webinar held by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ministry of National Development Planning, Institute for Essential Services Reform, CASE for Southeast Asia and German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (November 2021).
  • Speaker in “Legal Insight on New RUPTL: Implications for Electricity Business”, a webinar held by Petromindo (November 2021).
  • Speaker in “Contract Drafting in a Geothermal Power Purchase Agreement”, a workshop of the 11th Business Law Competition held by University of Indonesia Law School.
  • Speaker in “Renewable Energy: Harga Mati”, seminar held by Forum Energi Muda in Collaboration with ID Next Leader (December 2019)
  • Speaker in 8th Indo EBTKE ConEx 2019, titled “New Guidelines for Interconnection of Renewable Energy (RE) Generation Plant to PLN Distribution Network” by the Indonesia Renewable Energy Society (Masyarakat Energi Terbarukan Indonesia) (November 2019)
  • Speaker in “Permasalahan dan Sengketa Kontrak Konstruksi“, UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions’ One Day Workshop (October 2019)
  • Speaker in 2019 Environmental and Social Risk Assessment (ESRA) Training Program regarding “Introduction to Renewable Energy Investment and Legal Aspect Considerations” held by the United State Aids for Indonesian Development – Indonesia Clean Energy Development (USAID-ICED) (August 2019).
  • Speaker in one day workshop on “Power Purchase Agreement For Intermittent Renewable Projects” held by PT PLN (Persero) (March 2019).
  • Speaker in Indonesia Clean Energy Dialogue: Reviewing 2018, Outlooking 2019, a dialogue amongst stakeholders related to renewable and clean energy sectors on “Progress of Clean Energy Development in 2018 and its Outlook in 2019” hosted by Institute for Essential Services Reform (December 2018).
  • Speaker in a webinar “Solar Energy Opportunities in Indonesia” hosted by ATA Insights (December 2018)
  • Moderator at “Focus Group Discussion: Electricity Need in Kepulauan Seribu”, held by PT Jakarta Utilitas Propertindo (March 2018).
  • Moderator on “Oil and Gas Holding” in Energy Nusantara dinner talks, held by Energy Nusantara (February 2018).
  • Speaker in a national conference re: “Obligations to Use National Sea Carriage Companies and Insurance Companies for Coal and CPO Exporters” hosted by Petromindo (January 2018).
  • Speaker in a workshop re: “The Strategy of Handling the Construction Contract and Construction Project Financing”, held by HukumOnline (January 2018).
  • Speaker in Roundtable Discussion: A Case for Solar Rooftop in Indonesia, held by the Centre for Science and Environment (January 2017).
  • Speaker in workshop on “Legal Aspect of Joint Operation and Consortium”, held by PT Pertagas Niaga (December 2017).
  • Moderator in the 2017 Airport Solutions Indonesia Conference Programme (December 2017).
  • Speaker a one-day workshop on “Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Agreement”, held by PT PJB Service (December 2017).
  • Moderator in the Energy Nusantara’s 30th Dinner Talk Series on “Acceleration of Development of Electricity Infrastructures in Indonesia” (December 2017).
  • Speaker in workshop on “Construction Contracts and Dispute Resolution under the New Construction Law”, held by HukumOnline (May 2017).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesia New Power Regulation”, held by Baker & Mckenzie (April 2017).
  • Speaker in Energy Nusantara Public Training on “Power Purchase Agreement and Independent Power Producer”, held by Energy Nusantara (March 2017).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Solar PV Trade Mission Indonesia”, held by Solar Plaza (March 2017).
  • Moderator of Energy Nusantara diner talks on “Mining & Mineral New Regulation & Implementation, PP no. 1/2017, Permen ESDM No.5&6/2017”, held by Energy Nusantara (January 2017).
  • Lecturer in University of Indonesia (Legal Aspects in Economic Transaction) (2014-2016).
  • Lecturer in Gajah Mada University, International Program (Civil Law and Contract Law) (2013-2017).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Public Private Partnership Contracts and Risk Allocation for Project Finance”, held by Komite Percepatan Penyediaan Infrastruktur Prioritas (June 2016).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesia Infrastructure Regulatory Update”, held by IFN Forum Asia (April 2016).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Bankable Construction Contracts”, held by the 2015 Indonesia Infrastructure Week – Construction Tech Indo (November 2015).
  • Speaker in workshop on “Risk Allocation in Power Purchase Agreement”, held by Indonesian Electrical Power Society – Electric, Power & Renewable Energy Indonesia (September 2015).
  • Speaker in seminar on “New Geothermal PPA Model and Business Viability Guarantee for Geothermal Power Projects in Indonesia”, held by Indonesia International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition 2015 (August 2015).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Project Finance for Infrastructure Projects”, held by Indonesian Infrastructure Guaranteed Fund (August 2015).
  • Speaker in Pertamina Corporate University in-house training on “Contract Drafting and Management” (October 2014).
  • Speaker in seminar on “New Geothermal Law”, held by Petromindo (September 2014).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesian Hydro Masterclass”, by Baker & McKenzie Singapore (July 2016).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesian Series Power and Renewables Updates”, held by Baker & McKenzie Singapore (April 2016).
  • Speaker in the 2012 Symposium of Global Markets on “Managing Risks and Potential Liabilities in Uncertain Times – Investing in Indonesia”, held by the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas, USA (June 2012).
  • Speaker in a workshop on “Legal Aspect on Oil and Gas Financing Through a Syndication Loan”, held by the Business Law Society, Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia and sponsored by Pertamina (October 2011).
  • “Presidential Regulation on Carbon Pricing Issued” Coal Asia Volume 33 https://umbra.law/2022/01/07/coal-asia-133/ (January, 2022)
  • “Transforming Indonesia’s Energy Landscape: from Fossil Fuel to New and Renewable Energy” Coal Asia Volume 129 https://umbra.law/2021/09/08/coal-metal-asia-129/ (September, 2021)
  • “Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Development to Welcome Electricity-Based Vehicle Era in Indonesia” Coal Asia Volume 121 https://umbra.law/2021/01/05/coal-asia-121/ (January, 2021)
  • “2018 RUPTL Published” UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions https://lnkd.in/fUDesDB (March, 2018)
  • “New Policies on Domestic Market Obligation for Coal” UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions https://lnkd.in/fCUVZKe (13 March 2018).
  • quoted by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information, benchmark prices and analytics for the energy and commodities markets and also member of Standard & Poor’s Global, in their article: Indonesia postpones move requiring coal exporters to use national carriers (https://www.platts.com/latest-news/shipping/singapore/indonesia-postpones-move-requiring-coal-exporters-27917247 ) (February, 2018)
  • “The obligation to use national sea transportation company for coal exports” published by Coal Asia Magazine or March 2018 (https://lnkd.in/f97N5kz)
  • MEMR Regulation 10/2018: A Game Changer for PPAs Bankability?, UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions (Lead Author) https://lnkd.in/fSZbGtb (February, 2018).
  • New Approvals Required for Changes in Shareholding and Board Members of Indonesian Power and Geothermal Companies, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (July 2017).
  • Government Agrees to Increase Tariffs for Indonesian Hydro Developers, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (July 2017).
  • PLN’s 2017-2026 Electricity Supply Business Plan Issued, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (April 2017).
  • Gas Could Help Solar Shine in Eastern Indonesia, article published by Interfax Global Energy (Quoted) (March 2017).
  • Indonesian Government Puts the Squeeze on Renewable Energy Tariffs, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (February 2017).
  • Bankability Concerns Over New Generation of Indonesian Power Purchase Agreements, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (February 2017).
  • New Regulation on Purchase of Electric Power from Biomass and Biogas Power Plants, article published by Energy Law Report publication and Southeast Asia Infrastructure Magazine (Co-Author) (December 2016).
  • Indonesian Constitutional Court rules (again!) on Electricity Law, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (December 2016).
  • New Regulation on Purchase of Electric Power from Biomass and Biogas Power Plant, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (October 2016).
  • New Indonesian Mine Mouth Coal Pricing Regulation, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (October 2016).
  • New Solar Power Project, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (August 2016).
  • 35 GW Presidential Regulation, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (August 2016).
  • PLN’s long-awaited 10-year RUPTL Finally Issued, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (June 2016).
  • A Renewable Future for Indonesia, article published by Infra Asia (Quoted) (May 2016).
  • Indonesia Moves to De-bottleneck Infra Investment, article published by Infra Asia (Quoted) (February 2016).
  • Public Private Partnership in Infrastructure Investment in Indonesia, article published by Akses Asia Indonesia (Co-Author) (January 2015).
  • New Geothermal PPA Model and Business Viability Guarantee for Geothermal Power Projects in Indonesia, article published by Indonesia International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition 2015 (February 2015).
  • Penerapan Good Corporate Governance: Mengesampingkan Hak-Hak Istimewa Demi Kelangsungan Usaha, book published by PT Prenada Kencana Media (Co-Author) (2006).
ABOUT

Kirana Sastrawijaya is a Senior Partner of UMBRA – Strategic Legal Solutions and is one of the best power lawyers in Indonesia with nearly two decades of practical experience in the fields of power, energy, construction and infrastructure. She has represented major international and local clients (including PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero) and its major subsidiaries (PT Pembangkitan Jawa Bali and PT Indonesia Power)) in various high-profile power and infrastructure deals (having a combined capacity of more than 5,000 MW) and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating all type of projects documents including power purchase agreements (covering all types of PPAs for different power plants), EPC contracts, O&M contracts and fuel supply contracts.

 

Kirana is also well versed in renewables, oil & gas, project financing, public-private partnership scheme, mergers & acquisition in the energy and natural resources sectors, state-owned enterprises, regional-owned enterprises and has built close relationship with government institutions and international and local NGOs for the preparation of relevant regulations related to power, energy and renewables in Indonesia.

 

As a testament to her expertise in the field of power and renewables, she also serves as the youngest member of the Board of Experts of Masyarakat Ketenagalistrikan Indonesia (Indonesian Electricity Society) and is an active member of Masyarakat Energi Terbarukan (Indonesian Renewable Energy Society).

Kirana D. Sastrawijaya, SH, MM

Senior Partner
+62 21 5082 0999

kirana@umbra.law

Practice Focus

Projects, Energy & Finance

 

Sub-Practice & Industry

Power, Construction, Project Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Public- Private Partnership, M&A

 

Language

Indonesian & English

PROFILE DETAILS

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Association of Indonesian Advocates (PERADI).
  • Board of Expert of the Indonesian Electricity Society (Masyarakat Ketenagalistrikan Indonesia).
  • Member of the Indonesian Geothermal Association.
  • Fellow with the Academy of American and International Law, Dallas, Texas.

 

Education

  • Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (cum laude) (2005).
  • Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, Master of Management (MBA) (cum laude) (2008).

 

Awards & Accolades

  • Female Executive of the Year by Enlit Asia Power & Energy Award 2022.
  • Listed as Women Leaders for 2022 by IFLR1000.
  • Leading Energy and Infrastructure Project Financing Specialist of The Year, Indonesia by 2021 Leading Adviser Awards.
  • Highly Regarded Lawyer in Project Finance, M&A and Project Development by IFLR1000.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Global Chambers 2021.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Asia Pacific Chambers 2021.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Global Chambers 2020.
  • Recommended as Energy and Project lawyer in the Asia Pacific Chambers 2020.
  • Listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer 2021 by Asia Business Law Journal.
  • Listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer 2020 by Asia Business Law Journal.
  • Listed as Indonesia’s 100 Top Lawyer 2019 by Asia Business Law Journal.
  • Nominated as Southeast Asia Women Lawyer of the Year 2021 by Asian Legal Business (2021).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2021 by Asian Legal Business (2021).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2020 by Asian Legal Business (2020).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2019 by Asian Legal Business (2019).
  • Nominated as Indonesian Women Lawyer of the Year 2018 by Asian Legal Business (2018).
  • Recipient of Citibank Full Scholarship for Master’s Degree in Business and Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia (2007).
  • Best Outstanding Student, 2nd Rank, Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia (2004).
REPRESENTATIVE DEALS

Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainability Business

  • Representing a multinational FMCG in its 20,000 hectares carbon sequestration plan in Sumatra (2021).
  • Representing a multinational company in the development of 500,000 hectares of forest conservation and restoration across Asia Pacific and its arrangement of the respective carbon trading (2021).
  • Representing a German development agency in providing recommendations to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources for the drafting of a minister regulation on carbon trading for solar rooftop (ongoing).
  • Representing an international development bank in the development and structuring of a project for early retirement of coal-fired power plants and acceleration of renewable energy power plants in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Representing an international development agency in providing legal advice and assistance to a ministry in Indonesia in preparing a minister regulation relating to the financing for energy transition mechanism (ongoing).
  • Representing a non-governmental organization in developing a legal guide for institutional investors on climate-related shareholder resolutions in key jurisdictions in Asia, especially in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Representing a state-owned electricity company in preparing the necessary documents (e.g.: shareholders agreement, power purchase agreement, operation and maintenance agreement, novation agreement) for the monetization of its coal-fired power plants (ongoing).
  • Advising a coal-fired power plant project company on the Indonesian legal framework on carbon trading and carbon tax and how the regulations will impact their business (2022).
  • Advising an international development agency in providing inputs to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on renewable energy certificate and related issues that should be regulated in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Advising a public energy company on the development of electricity export project to Singapore, particularly in relation to the renewable energy certificate generated from the power plant located in Indonesia that will be sold to offtakers and end-users in Singapore (ongoing).
  • Advising an international development agency for policy and regulation review on Indonesia’s renewable energy (RE) power procurement and providing recommendations for the Indonesian Government and electricity state-owned enterprise to create an improved competitive procurement process (2021).
  • Representing an international chamber in providing analysis and input to the new and renewable energy bill (2021).
  • Representing a public university in preparing legal study and recommendations on the New and Renewable Energy Bill (2021).
  • Advising an international development agency for a policy and regulation review on the development of a study to support Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources proposal on fuel subsidy reallocation to incentivize motorcycle conversion from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) to Electric Battery (EB) (2021).
  • representing a state-owned electricity company in assessing the impacts of the New and Renewable Energy Bill to the company and providing recommendations (2021).

 

Project Finance

  • PPA Amendment for a 2 x 1000 MW Power PPP Project – representing a state-owned company that guarantees for government infrastructure projects in the process of PPA amendment, guarantee agreement, and other relevant project documents due to the late construction of the 2 x 1000 MW ultra-super critical (USC) coal-fired plant in Central Java (ongoing).
  • Legal Study on the amendment of loan agreements in relation to Sustainable Energy Access in Eastern Indonesia – Electricity Grid Development Program Phase 2 Results Based Loan – assisting an electricity state-owned company in preparing a legal memorandum on the amendment of loan agreements concerning Debt Service Coverage Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio and Self-Financing Ratio (ongoing).
  • Legal Study on the compensation or subsidy mechanisms in relation to geothermal power plants tariffs – assisting an electricity state-owned company in preparing a legal memorandum on the analysis and recommendation of the approval mechanism under Good Corporate Governance (GCG) to obtain compensation or subsidy from the government related to electricity tariffs of geothermal plants of independent power producers, under cooperation scheme or owned by PLN.
  • Geothermal Power Plant in Maluku (20 MW) Financing – representing a state-owned electricity company in the development and financing of 20MW Geothermal Power Plant/PLTP project in Maluku (ongoing).
  • Representing the project company in relation to the financing and development of a 2×1,000 MW Ultra Super Critical Coal Fired Project in Jawa (ongoing).
  • Representing a subsidiary of a state-owned electricity company in preparing a legal study related to the financing of Jawa-7 project for the development of a 2 x 1000 MW coal-fired power plant (ongoing).
  • Representing a subsidiary of a state-owned electricity company in preparing a legal study to the financing of Batang Toru project for the development of a 510 MW hydro energy power plant Representing PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC) in the US$1.85 billion project financing for the Development of Jambaran – Tiung Biru Unitized Field Gas Project, one of the largest project financing transactions closed in 2019. This deal was awarded as “Oil and Gas Deal of the Year” in the 2019 Project Finance International (PFI) Awards and “Deal of the Year” by 2019 Asian-mena Counsel Deals of the Year.
  • Representing a major power and oil-and-gas group company in its distressed acquisition and restructuring of MaxPower Group, an international power company with total installed gas power plant assets amounting to 424MW worth of capacity (installed, rental and IPP) that span across the South East Asia region (2019).
  • Assisting PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) in its first project financing for the development of 10MW Dieng geothermal power plant which will contribute and be part of the 400MW Dieng geothermal project. This historical deal is in support of Indonesia’s government strategic plan to increase renewable energy of 23% in 2025 energy mix use and Indonesia’s Sustainable Development Goals (2019).
  • Representing PT Citra Multi Energi as borrower in a USD20 million bilateral facility for the financing of 10MW mini hydro power plant project in North Sumatera. This project is one of renewable projects in Indonesia with support from the Joint Crediting Mechanism provided by the government of Japan which encourages cooperation between Japanese and Indonesian institutions to promote implementation of low carbon development activities in Indonesia (2019).

 

Power (Renewables)

  • Geothermal Power Plant 120 MW – advising a state-owned electricity company on the closing down of unit 1 and development of new units of the power plant based on the energy sales contract and applicable laws and regulations (2022).
  • Solar Power Plant in Bali (2×25 MW) – representing a state-owned electricity company in the drafting and negotiation of power purchase agreement (2022).
  • Advising an international development agency for policy and regulation review on Indonesia’s renewable energy (RE) power procurement and providing recommendations for the Indonesian Government and electricity state-owned enterprise to create an improved competitive procurement process (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Geo Dipa Energi (Persero) in restructuring of Geothermal Energy Upstream Development Project as financed with grant from Clean Technology Fund and Global Environmental Facility (2020-2021).
  • Representing an international power and infrastructure company in assessing the development of wind power plant project in Indonesia from greenfield to commercial operation date (2021).
  • Representing an international development bank in the implementation of a sustainable infrastructure assistance program that aims to support sustainable and universal electricity access. We provide legal inputs and recommendations on international best practice risk allocation and bankability guidelines which will need to be implemented consistently in PLN’s different types of renewable PPAs. This also includes preparation of a comparative study of existing Indonesian Solar PPA terms with PPA terms in other Asian countries (2021).
  • Advising an international development agency for a policy and regulation review on the development of a study to support Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources proposal on fuel subsidy reallocation to incentivize motorcycle conversion from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) to Electric Battery (EB) (2021).
  • assisting an electricity state-owned company in preparing a legal memorandum on the amendment of loan agreements concerning Debt Service Coverage Ratio, Debt to Equity Ratio and Self-Financing Ratio (ongoing).

 

Power 

  • 2×1,000 MW Ultra Super Critical Coal Fired Project – representing the project company in relation to the financing and development of a 2×1,000 MW Ultra Super Critical Coal Fired Project in Jawa (ongoing).
  • Cirata Floating Solar PV Project (145 MWac) – representing PT PLN (Persero) in the preparation and negotiation of PPA for the development of 145 MWac floating solar PV project (2020).
  • 424MW worth of capacity (installed, rental and IPP) – representing PT Infra Daya Energia in its distressed acquisition and restructuring of MaxPower Group, an international power company with total installed gas power plant assets amounting to 424MW worth of capacity (installed, rental and IPP) that span across the
    South East Asia region (2019).

 

Oil and Gas

  • US$1.85bn TBS Project Financing for the Development of Jambaran – Tiung Biru Unitized Field Gas Project – This is a Project Financing transaction which was initiated by PT Pertamina EP Cepu (PEPC) as the Sponsor to obtain approximately US$1.85bn facility to finance its US$4.6bn Jambaran-Tiung-Biru (JTB) gas field unitisation project. The JTB project is one of the National Strategic Project (PSN) that has been solicited by the Committee for Acceleration of Priority Infrastructure Delivery (KPPIP). The JTB project will have gas production capacity in the amount of 192 MMSCFD that will be transported through Gresik-Semarang transmission pipelines (2019).

 

Construction, Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnership

  • Brownfield Airport Project in Lombok – representing an Indonesian state-owned airport services company in preparing a pre-feasibility study in relation to the development of a brownfield airport project in Lombok.
  • Development of 35 MW ITF Sunter Waste-to-Energy Plant – representing PT PLN (Persero) in the drafting and negotiation of PPA for the development of 35 MW WTE power plant in Sunter (2019).
  • Legal Study on development of hospital project through a public private partnership scheme
  • Representing PJB in the negotiation and drafting of its master EPC contract and procurement contract for the establishment of 500 MW Mobile Power Plant Projects (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Citra Multi Energy in the negotiation and drafting of its US$15 million EPC contract for the development of 10MW mini hydro power plant project in North Sumatera (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Jasa Marga in relation to divestment and restructuring of toll road companies (ongoing).
  • Representing PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk, PT Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero), PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk, and PT Perkebunan Nusantara VIII (collectively the “PT Pilar Sinergi BUMN Indonesia”) in the establishment of the project company for development of Indonesia’s first high-speed train project connecting Jakarta – Bandung (2016-2017).

 

Other M&A, Energy and Natural Resources, and other Project Finance

  • Representing and assisting the Ministry of State-owned Enterprises and various State-owned Companies from the infrastructure and housing industries (including but not limited to PT Hutama Karya (Persero)., PT Jasa Marga (Persero) Tbk., PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk., PT Waskita Karya (Persero) Tbk., PT Adhi Karya (Persero) Tbk., and PT Pembangunan Perumahan (Persero) Tbk.) for the proposed establishment of Indonesian State-Owned Holding Company (BUMN Holding Project) which will create the largest state-owned holding companies in Indonesia (ongoing).
  • Representing PJB in the drafting and negotiation of contracts for the development of REMDO system with General Electric for the purpose of realtime online management of PJB power plants (ongoing).
  • Assisting CITIC in the proposed acquisition of several IPP companies in Indonesia (2017).
  • Advising and representing multiple major foreign companies in investing in Indonesia through cooperation with regional owned companies and regional governments (2016).

 

Other Representations related to Preparation of Regulations related to Energy and Power

  • Advising a United States international development agency for legal and regulatory analysis on a state-owned power company subsidy reform and revenue model (ongoing)
  • Advising a state-owned company subsidiary in preparing a feasibility study on developing and managing a coal terminal unloading system and new terminal. The project was carried out under a scheme to authorize the subsidiary of a state-owned train company to build and manage coal transportation supporting facilities at the Kramasan Station, South Sumatra.
  • Advising a United States international development agency for a policy and regulation review on the development of a draft regulation to support energy transition program through a fiscal and financial support by the government under a APBN and non APBN schemes (ongoing)
PUBLIC SPEAKING & ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
  • Speaker in “Power Purchase Agreement for Solar Power Plant”, a training held by Business Law Society FH UI Training on the Law of Energy and Mineral Resources 2022 (September 2022).
  • Speaker in “Carbon Mechanisms in the Bioenergy Sector: The Implementation and Potential Benefits”, a webinar held by Bioshare Series #7 Event (May 2022).
  • Speaker in “Carbon Trading and Carbon Tax in Electricity Sector”, a webinar held by UMBRA and BATS Consulting (April 2022).
  • Speaker in “Power Purchase Agreement Training”, a training held by PT Pembangkitan Jawa Bali (November 2021).
  • Speaker in “Sustainable Finance Dialogue: Lesson Learned of Biogas Power Project Finance and Development”, a webinar held by Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ministry of National Development Planning, Institute for Essential Services Reform, CASE for Southeast Asia and German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH (November 2021).
  • Speaker in “Legal Insight on New RUPTL: Implications for Electricity Business”, a webinar held by Petromindo (November 2021).
  • Speaker in “Contract Drafting in a Geothermal Power Purchase Agreement”, a workshop of the 11th Business Law Competition held by University of Indonesia Law School.
  • Speaker in “Renewable Energy: Harga Mati”, seminar held by Forum Energi Muda in Collaboration with ID Next Leader (December 2019)
  • Speaker in 8th Indo EBTKE ConEx 2019, titled “New Guidelines for Interconnection of Renewable Energy (RE) Generation Plant to PLN Distribution Network” by the Indonesia Renewable Energy Society (Masyarakat Energi Terbarukan Indonesia) (November 2019)
  • Speaker in “Permasalahan dan Sengketa Kontrak Konstruksi“, UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions’ One Day Workshop (October 2019)
  • Speaker in 2019 Environmental and Social Risk Assessment (ESRA) Training Program regarding “Introduction to Renewable Energy Investment and Legal Aspect Considerations” held by the United State Aids for Indonesian Development – Indonesia Clean Energy Development (USAID-ICED) (August 2019).
  • Speaker in one day workshop on “Power Purchase Agreement For Intermittent Renewable Projects” held by PT PLN (Persero) (March 2019).
  • Speaker in Indonesia Clean Energy Dialogue: Reviewing 2018, Outlooking 2019, a dialogue amongst stakeholders related to renewable and clean energy sectors on “Progress of Clean Energy Development in 2018 and its Outlook in 2019” hosted by Institute for Essential Services Reform (December 2018).
  • Speaker in a webinar “Solar Energy Opportunities in Indonesia” hosted by ATA Insights (December 2018)
  • Moderator at “Focus Group Discussion: Electricity Need in Kepulauan Seribu”, held by PT Jakarta Utilitas Propertindo (March 2018).
  • Moderator on “Oil and Gas Holding” in Energy Nusantara dinner talks, held by Energy Nusantara (February 2018).
  • Speaker in a national conference re: “Obligations to Use National Sea Carriage Companies and Insurance Companies for Coal and CPO Exporters” hosted by Petromindo (January 2018).
  • Speaker in a workshop re: “The Strategy of Handling the Construction Contract and Construction Project Financing”, held by HukumOnline (January 2018).
  • Speaker in Roundtable Discussion: A Case for Solar Rooftop in Indonesia, held by the Centre for Science and Environment (January 2017).
  • Speaker in workshop on “Legal Aspect of Joint Operation and Consortium”, held by PT Pertagas Niaga (December 2017).
  • Moderator in the 2017 Airport Solutions Indonesia Conference Programme (December 2017).
  • Speaker a one-day workshop on “Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Agreement”, held by PT PJB Service (December 2017).
  • Moderator in the Energy Nusantara’s 30th Dinner Talk Series on “Acceleration of Development of Electricity Infrastructures in Indonesia” (December 2017).
  • Speaker in workshop on “Construction Contracts and Dispute Resolution under the New Construction Law”, held by HukumOnline (May 2017).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesia New Power Regulation”, held by Baker & Mckenzie (April 2017).
  • Speaker in Energy Nusantara Public Training on “Power Purchase Agreement and Independent Power Producer”, held by Energy Nusantara (March 2017).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Solar PV Trade Mission Indonesia”, held by Solar Plaza (March 2017).
  • Moderator of Energy Nusantara diner talks on “Mining & Mineral New Regulation & Implementation, PP no. 1/2017, Permen ESDM No.5&6/2017”, held by Energy Nusantara (January 2017).
  • Lecturer in University of Indonesia (Legal Aspects in Economic Transaction) (2014-2016).
  • Lecturer in Gajah Mada University, International Program (Civil Law and Contract Law) (2013-2017).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Public Private Partnership Contracts and Risk Allocation for Project Finance”, held by Komite Percepatan Penyediaan Infrastruktur Prioritas (June 2016).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesia Infrastructure Regulatory Update”, held by IFN Forum Asia (April 2016).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Bankable Construction Contracts”, held by the 2015 Indonesia Infrastructure Week – Construction Tech Indo (November 2015).
  • Speaker in workshop on “Risk Allocation in Power Purchase Agreement”, held by Indonesian Electrical Power Society – Electric, Power & Renewable Energy Indonesia (September 2015).
  • Speaker in seminar on “New Geothermal PPA Model and Business Viability Guarantee for Geothermal Power Projects in Indonesia”, held by Indonesia International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition 2015 (August 2015).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Project Finance for Infrastructure Projects”, held by Indonesian Infrastructure Guaranteed Fund (August 2015).
  • Speaker in Pertamina Corporate University in-house training on “Contract Drafting and Management” (October 2014).
  • Speaker in seminar on “New Geothermal Law”, held by Petromindo (September 2014).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesian Hydro Masterclass”, by Baker & McKenzie Singapore (July 2016).
  • Speaker in seminar on “Indonesian Series Power and Renewables Updates”, held by Baker & McKenzie Singapore (April 2016).
  • Speaker in the 2012 Symposium of Global Markets on “Managing Risks and Potential Liabilities in Uncertain Times – Investing in Indonesia”, held by the Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas, USA (June 2012).
  • Speaker in a workshop on “Legal Aspect on Oil and Gas Financing Through a Syndication Loan”, held by the Business Law Society, Faculty of Law, University of Indonesia and sponsored by Pertamina (October 2011).
PUBLICATION
  • “Presidential Regulation on Carbon Pricing Issued” Coal Asia Volume 33 https://umbra.law/2022/01/07/coal-asia-133/ (January, 2022)
  • “Transforming Indonesia’s Energy Landscape: from Fossil Fuel to New and Renewable Energy” Coal Asia Volume 129 https://umbra.law/2021/09/08/coal-metal-asia-129/ (September, 2021)
  • “Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Development to Welcome Electricity-Based Vehicle Era in Indonesia” Coal Asia Volume 121 https://umbra.law/2021/01/05/coal-asia-121/ (January, 2021)
  • “2018 RUPTL Published” UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions https://lnkd.in/fUDesDB (March, 2018)
  • “New Policies on Domestic Market Obligation for Coal” UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions https://lnkd.in/fCUVZKe (13 March 2018).
  • quoted by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information, benchmark prices and analytics for the energy and commodities markets and also member of Standard & Poor’s Global, in their article: Indonesia postpones move requiring coal exporters to use national carriers (https://www.platts.com/latest-news/shipping/singapore/indonesia-postpones-move-requiring-coal-exporters-27917247 ) (February, 2018)
  • “The obligation to use national sea transportation company for coal exports” published by Coal Asia Magazine or March 2018 (https://lnkd.in/f97N5kz)
  • MEMR Regulation 10/2018: A Game Changer for PPAs Bankability?, UMBRA-Strategic Legal Solutions (Lead Author) https://lnkd.in/fSZbGtb (February, 2018).
  • New Approvals Required for Changes in Shareholding and Board Members of Indonesian Power and Geothermal Companies, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (July 2017).
  • Government Agrees to Increase Tariffs for Indonesian Hydro Developers, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (July 2017).
  • PLN’s 2017-2026 Electricity Supply Business Plan Issued, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (April 2017).
  • Gas Could Help Solar Shine in Eastern Indonesia, article published by Interfax Global Energy (Quoted) (March 2017).
  • Indonesian Government Puts the Squeeze on Renewable Energy Tariffs, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (February 2017).
  • Bankability Concerns Over New Generation of Indonesian Power Purchase Agreements, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (February 2017).
  • New Regulation on Purchase of Electric Power from Biomass and Biogas Power Plants, article published by Energy Law Report publication and Southeast Asia Infrastructure Magazine (Co-Author) (December 2016).
  • Indonesian Constitutional Court rules (again!) on Electricity Law, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (December 2016).
  • New Regulation on Purchase of Electric Power from Biomass and Biogas Power Plant, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (October 2016).
  • New Indonesian Mine Mouth Coal Pricing Regulation, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (October 2016).
  • New Solar Power Project, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (August 2016).
  • 35 GW Presidential Regulation, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (August 2016).
  • PLN’s long-awaited 10-year RUPTL Finally Issued, Baker & McKenzie Newsletter (Lead Author) (June 2016).
  • A Renewable Future for Indonesia, article published by Infra Asia (Quoted) (May 2016).
  • Indonesia Moves to De-bottleneck Infra Investment, article published by Infra Asia (Quoted) (February 2016).
  • Public Private Partnership in Infrastructure Investment in Indonesia, article published by Akses Asia Indonesia (Co-Author) (January 2015).
  • New Geothermal PPA Model and Business Viability Guarantee for Geothermal Power Projects in Indonesia, article published by Indonesia International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition 2015 (February 2015).
  • Penerapan Good Corporate Governance: Mengesampingkan Hak-Hak Istimewa Demi Kelangsungan Usaha, book published by PT Prenada Kencana Media (Co-Author) (2006).