Balikpapan City Government
Indonesia

Population: 557579
Area of jurisdiction: 503.3 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: 15.6% by 2020 (2010) n/a
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
2015

Mitigation actions

Installation of Gas Station (for Vehicle Use, to replace fossil fuel)
Balikpapan plan to use gas that is prioritized for municipality cars' fuel. Currently there has been 2 "daugther" gas station in the city. However, it still cannot operate because the "mother" station will be build next year along with the converter unit that will be distributed free of charge for each municipal cars. The funding is from national and city budget, where PT PERTAMINA is in charge with the funding for land allocation. Start year  
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Waste Bank
Currently there has been 82 waste bank scattered in each districts, self-managed by the society with guidance from local NGO. The Waste Bank works as the pool for waste with economical value, so that it also encourage the society to select and seperate their waste: the organic waste to be composted and the economically valuable waste (i.e. plastic) could be reselled. (Beside waste bank, there are also 38 composting sites, 6 integrated landfill, and 2 waste seperation house). The Waste Bank not only coordinate in the residential area, but also the schools. The existence of waste bank encourage house wifes to seperate their waste from the first hand and actively participate in economic activities related to waste bank (as the teller, etc). Start year 2010
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Waste to Energy (Landfill Methane Capture)
Currently there are 70 house connections (from the total target of 300 connections) that use energy from methane gas for cooking and lighting at home. This year, another 60 connections is to be added with support from PT THIESS. The utilization of methane gas from waste is in line with landfill arrangement plan by geo-membrane system, in which will capture even more methane so that it can reach the target of 300 hotspot connections (each with capacity to produce 3 m cubic/ day). Start year 2011
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Environmental Education: Protected-Forest School (State High School/ SMA 9) and Mangrove School (State High School/ SMA 8)
The Mangrove School has the total area is 20 Ha which covers the school and mangrove area as the protected area, and is to be expanded another 25 Ha (2014-2018 target). The Protected-Forest School located in Manggar River, covering the Wain River Protected Forest area. The existence of these eco-school help to raise the students' awareness on environment, encourage sustainable lifestyle by utilizing forest resources around the school to produce non-timber forest products such as handicraft and snacks. The school also act as a guard to protect the access to this area from public and could minimalize illegal activities in the area. Start year 2006
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Completed
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Protection and Expansion of Protected Forest Area in Balikpapan City
Balikpapan City in cooperation with City of Kutai Kartanegara and Penajam Paser Utara are having agreement on the bordering protected rainforest to keep the land use in their respective area with the border area that are designated as Balikpapan protected area. Balikpapan established a special Management Agency for Wain and Manggar River Protected Forest under city's Environmental Agency, regulated under Regional Law on Protected Forest Management no 11/ 2004 and Mayor Decree year 2004 to ensure the Management Agency's operation. It has also been regulated in the city spatial plan that 52% of the area in allocated for Protected Area and 48% for cultivation, in which 20% of it has to also be allocated for open green space. The buffer zone of Wain River Protected Forest has also been utilize for eco-tourism as Balikpapan Botanical Garden. In the coastal area, there are also some are utillized for eco-tourism as mangrove forest. The mangrove are often used by the local community to produce non-timber forest products such as handicrafts and snacks. Start year 2007
Sector Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
Type Regulatory
Status In progress
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Energy-Efficient Street Lighting (Convertion and Maintainance)
Balikpapan city aim to replace all their conventional street lights (mercury, 250 watt) to fluorescent lamps (65 watt). As much as 1500 fluorescent lamps and 714 spots meter-meassure installation are targeted to be achieved in 2014. Replacement is done gradually and currently applying for provincial funding for the procurement of 900 florescent lamps in the protocol road. Start year 2013
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Improvement of capacity for preparednes and prevention of fire
  Start year 2012
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Prevention of pollution and environmental degradation through water resources management (including river and groundwter)
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Expanding urban forest area
Expanding forest area from existing condition (200,59 Ha) become 255,59 Ha in 2016. My preserving the urban forest area, city of balikpapan will make sure the area that design for water reservoir, so it can make sure it Start year 2012
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Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
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Conservation of Mangrove Area
As a city that located on coastal area, conservation of mangrove area become important thing to withstand abrasion. Mangrove area also important as a unique ecosystem where people can use the area as place for shrimp farming. So it also have a significant role for food suply. Mangrove area also become one of ecotourism spot in Balikpapan. On 2011, total of mangrove area is 3100 ha and by 2016 it targeted to preserve the area and added more 90 Ha by planting more mangrove, 10 ha per year and 50 ha on 2016. Start year 2012
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Adaptation actions

Prevention of the spread of vector bourne disease
Climate change causing anomalies on weather condition. As consequences it is hard now to predict the life cycle of aedes aegypty as a vector that causing dengue fever. Start year 2012
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