City of Semarang
Indonesia

Population: 1500000
Area of jurisdiction: 374 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a 4% by 2020 (2010)
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 4% by 2020 (2010) 4% by 2020 (2010)
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2010 ):  7,071 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2010

Mitigation actions

Expanding green open space
on 2014 Semarang will build new park as part of green open space in Mankang, Taman Pandaran, and Taman Barito. Start year 2013
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Integrated Temporary land fill
temporary landfill will be builtin every kecamatan (district) in semarang to prevent midden of waste that can not be transport to the landfill because of the capacity dump truck existing. The temporary landfill will also have facilities to composting waste. in 2015 it;s targeted to build 32 installation in every district Start year 2013
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Efficient Waste Management though Decomposing
In waste management, the government of Semarang City seeks to reduce the amount of waste by applying composting technology for fresh waste. Implemented by a private company, Narpati Agung Karya, this project is designed to treat up to 350 tons waste per day. The project will change the conventional way of waste management which previously fresh waste was open-dumped in landfill area, left decay anaerobically, and releasing emission in the process. Start year 2011
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Trans Semarang
The Government of Semarang started the BRT initiative back in 2009 as the effort to encourage the use of public mass transportation. Currently, there are already 2 corridors served, while the city government targets 6 corridors in total, expected in 2020. By that time, the government plans to have 2400 buses operating which is projected to be able to accommodate the needs of society, and pushing them to switch from using private vehicles and smaller public transportation (angkot). To achieve this goal, the city government also tries to discourage the use of provate vehicles by applying parking fee, 3 in 1 area, and Car Free Day program on Sundays. The government seeks to reduced 48,000 tons CO2e from the projected total emission from this sector 1,802,000 tons CO2e. Start year 2011
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Soal cell for Street Lighting
Semarang will convert all of it's street lighting from conventional electricity to solar cell in 2020. on 2014, it's targeted to convert all street lighting in one road section : 3 spot in Jalan Pelajar, 5 spot in Jalan Prof. Hamka, 5 spot in Jalan Pemuda, 5 spot in Jalan Prof. Sudarto, and 3 spot in Jalan Taman Diponegoro Start year 2014
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Efficient Waste Management though Decomposing
In waste management, the government of Semarang City seeks to reduce the amount of waste by applying composting technology for fresh waste. Implemented by a private company, Narpati Agung Karya, this project is designed to treat up to 350 tons waste per day. The project will change the conventional way of waste management which previously fresh waste was open-dumped in landfill area, left decay anaerobically, and releasing emission in the process. Start year 2011
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Efficient Light Management System
Emission from parks and streets lighting is projected will be around 48,000 tons CO2e by 2020. In order to urge efficiency, the government replaces 30% of park &street lighting with LED lights. In the previous demonstration, the government cooperated with a private company, OSRAM. The demonstration showed 33% reduced emission. Start year 2012
Sector Other Emissions
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Green Procurement on Government Goods
The government of Semarang City realized the importance of ensuring the application of green procurement in purchasing all government goods. The criterias in procurement indicators are added with efficiency in energy use, hazardous material contained, recycled material contained, and some other criterias. The composition of energy used in government office buildings is on average: 40% for air conditioner, 20% for working utilities, 10% for lighting, and 10% for others. The goal is to cut the emission from air conditioner by 30% (9,000 tons CO2e) from total emission from the total emission from air conditioners which is 90,000 CO2e, by replacing 90% air conditioners unit with the more efficient ones. Start year 2011
Sector Other Emissions
Type Organizational/Governance
Status In progress
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Trans Semarang
The Government of Semarang started the BRT initiative back in 2009 as the effort to encourage the use of public mass transportation. Currently, there are already 2 corridors served, while the city government targets 6 corridors in total, expected in 2020. By that time, the government plans to have 2400 buses operating which is projected to be able to accommodate the needs of society, and pushing them to switch from using private vehicles and smaller public transportation (angkot). To achieve this goal, the city government also tries to discourage the use of provate vehicles by applying parking fee, 3 in 1 area, and Car Free Day program on Sundays. The government seeks to reduced 48,000 tons CO2e from the projected total emission from this sector 1,802,000 tons CO2e. Start year 2011
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions

Green Belt - Mangrove Reforestation
The main aim of this program is to recover the coastal line back to its original point in 1996, which was 1.6 kms from the current line. In the other hand, this program also provide an alternate livelyhood for the people living around the mangrove area for the rich benefits of mangrove itself (as alternative food, firewood, etc). For the marine life, mangrove also helps to recover the habitat for the milkfishes and shrimps, which also offer another economic benefits for the local people. Start year  
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Flood Early Warning System
The program currently implemented in Beringin River as the piloting project. Having 21 rivers, Semarang has a great potential of floods whenever heavy rains occurs. This program aims build a disaster-ready society through making review and planning on an early-warning system, coordination with the are where the water comes, as well as evacuation and shelter system. The program works beyond the installation of automatic level rain monitor, but also river level monitor. The society is taught on how to read the tools and teach it to their surroundings. They are also being taught on how the response when the flood occurs, including how to evacuate their belongings. Start year  
Sector Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status  
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Rain Water Harvesting
The program aims to address drought issue as well as reducing the water run-off from the upstream to downstream. The main initial working area includes reviewing and develop planing for rain water harvesting permanent facility and building 10 pilot facilities in the city. Currently the project has been replicated into the installment of such system at 62 households. The program started with 10 pilot projects and currently has been replicated in 62 households in the form of permanent rain water harvesting installation. Start year 2012
Sector  
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Green Belt - Mangrove Reforestation
The main aim of this program is to recover the coastal line back to its original point in 1996, which was 1.6 kms from the current line. In the other hand, this program also provide an alternate livelyhood for the people living around the mangrove area for the rich benefits of mangrove itself (as alternative food, firewood, etc). For the marine life, mangrove also helps to recover the habitat for the milkfishes and shrimps, which also offer another economic benefits for the local people. Start year 2009
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Flood Early Warning System
"Having 21 rivers, Semarang has a great potential of floods whenever heavy rains occurs. This program aims build a disaster-ready society through making review and planning on an early-warning system, coordination with the are where the water comes, as well as evacuation and shelter system. The program works beyond the installation of automatic level rain monitor, but also river level monitor. The society is taught on how to read the tools and teach it to their surroundings. They are also being taught on how the response when the flood occurs, including how to evacuate their belongings." Start year 2009
Sector Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
File download
Rain Water Harvesting
The program aims to address drought issue as well as reducing the water run-off from the upstream to downstream. The main initial working area includes reviewing and develop planing for rain water harvesting permanent facility and building 10 pilot facilities in the city. Currently the project has been replicated into the installment of such system at 62 households. Start year 2010
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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