City of Balikpapan

Indonesia Mayor: Rizal Effendi
Summary
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    Population 762492
  • km 2
    Area 503.33
  • IDR
    GDP 70 Million
  • emission
    Targets by Reduce 19% GHG emissions
Targets

Targets by City of Balikpapan

GHG emissions reduction targets

 

    Community
     

  • The City of Balikpapan has committed to reduce its Community emissions by 19% by 2020 compared to Baseline scenario (BAU) reduction target emission level.
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Stationary energy, Industrial processes and product use (IPPU), Transport, Agriculture, forest and other land use (AFOLU) and Waste management sectors.

 

    Actions
    Non CO2 Agriculture
    Waste Water Management
    Manggar Sanitary Landfill
    Implementation six Corridors
    Installation of Gas Station (for Vehicle Use, to replace fossil fuel) - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type:
    • Status:

    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.

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    local action
    Repairing Pedestrian - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
    • Status: In operation

    Balikpapan has been improving the sidewalks to provide comfort for road users, thereby reducing the use of private vehicles and impacting GHG emissions reductions. Repairs are done from Jalan Ahmad Yani along 900 m, Jl. Marsma R. Iswahyudi along 2 km and Jl. Jend Sudirman along 6.5 km

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    • Industrial processes and product use (IPPU)
    • Other Emissions
    Improvement of capacity for preparednes and prevention of fire - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

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    Replacement of General Street Lighting Lamps to LED Lamp - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
    • Status: In operation

    The emission reduction is derived from mitigation scenario in the form of Street Light replacement program from Mercury and Fluoroscent (neon) type bulb to LED type. This program has been run by the City Regional Secretariat since 2012 with the replacement of 236 spot of lights and received assistance from ICLEI in 2016 as many as 350 spot on Jalan Ahmad Yani-Jend Sudirman and the addition of 650 spot around the balikpapan by the general section city regional secretariat

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    Sectors:
    • Commercial
    Waste to Energy (Landfill Methane Capture) - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2011
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    local action
    Waste Bank - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2010
    • Type:
    • Status:

    Currently there has been 82 waste bank scattered in each districts, self-managed by the society with guidance from local NGO.

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    local action
    Car Free Day dan Bike Line Provision - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Action plan
    • Status: In operation

    Car Free Day is held every Sunday from 6 am to 9 am stipulated by the Decision of the Mayor of Balikpapan Number: 188.45-502 / 2014 on Activity Free Day of Motor Vehicles in Merdeka Square Area and provides 1,159 km bike path along sudirman streets

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    Expanding urban forest area - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

    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

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    Energy-Efficient Street Lighting (Convertion and Maintainance) - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2013
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Transport
    local action
    Eco Office and online licensing services - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Strategy / Policy
    • Status: In operation

    part of the achievement of zero waste to landfill vision has been done the implementation of eco office program where paperless for administration and licensing activity online. At the Environment Agency for environmental paper discussion meetings do not use hard copies of documents but have used soft copies sent to each team's technical e-mail

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    • Industrial
    Mass Transport - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
    • Status: In operation

    Balikpapan has 4 (units) buses for transportation of students and has built 2 corridors of 6 corridors planned from the batu ampar terminal to kariangau port and has been set in the Decision of the Mayor of Balikpapan Number: 188.45-95 / 2014 on the
    Determination of bus corridors of mass public transport facilities, then have implemented campaign to student and driver to safe ride safely and congratulations.

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    • Transport
    Protection and Expansion of Protected Forest Area in Balikpapan City - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2007
    • Type: Regulatory
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    local action
    the operasional of parking lot - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
    • Status: Completed

    the construction of a parking lot in an effort to reduce traficc jam along sudirman street that will impact on lower carbon dioxide emissions, its accommodating as many as 600 vehicles

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    • Residential
    Environmental Education: Protected-Forest School (State High School/ SMA 9) and Mangrove School (State High School/ SMA 8) - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2006
    • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
    • Status: Completed

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    local action
    utilization of methane gas in TPA Manggar - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
    • Status: In operation

    Manggar Landfill has utilized methane gas for electricity network in settlements around landfill as many as 150 houses and for lighting around the entrance to the landfill, it is expected to in the future the utilization of methane gas for electricity needs in TPA Manggar

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    Sectors:
    • Industrial
    Prevention of the spread of vector bourne disease - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    local action
    Conservation of Mangrove Area - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Industrial
    • Transport
    • Waste
    • Agriculture, Forest and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
    Prevention of the spread of vector bourne disease - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year: 2012
    • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
    • Status: In operation

    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.

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    Sectors:
    • Mobility
    local action
    Sorting waste from source - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Strategy / Policy
    • Status: In operation

    balikpapan become JICA pilot project for waste separation from source since 2014. implementing assistance in sorting waste from source and giving aid in the form of facilities and infrastructure at pilot project in Kelurahan Gunung Bahagia

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    Planting trees on degraded land - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Organizational / Governance
    • Status: In operation

    in 2016, the municipal government with youth, students, military, police, community and private sector has planted 106 ha of trees for timber and fruit, 2 ha of mangroves and 0.5 ha of bamboo plants. For the activities undertaken in the framework of the tree planting, Kota balikpapan was ranked 3rd national level of planting trees.

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    provition of tree seeds by licensee and other services - City of Balikpapan
    • Start year:
    • Type: Regulation
    • Status: In operation

    Balikpapan City Government requires all business owners and / or activities that have received permits and other services to submit the tree seeds as regulated in Mayor of Balikpapan Regulation No. 8/2012. For example, PT. Pertamina has contributed as many as 23,680 tree seedlings in order to manage the expansion permit of the refinery and etc

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    Inventories
    Community inventories

    The City of Balikpapan has reported 3 Community emission inventories, since 2013. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2015, the Transport, Waste management, Stationary energy, Agriculture, forest and other land use and Agriculture, forest and other land use are identified as key emission sources.

    GHG emission from City of Balikpapan
    GHG inventory in 2015
    Government operations inventory

    The City of Balikpapan has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2015. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2015, the Transport, Agriculture, forest and other land use, Waste management and Other are identified as key emission sources.

    GHG emission from City of Balikpapan
    GHG inventory in 2015

    Balikpapan City is very optimistic regarding the achievement of its emission reduction target by 2020 as a contribution to the national emission reduction target to reduce emissions by 25.82%. We must and will make it. The ICLEI GreenClimateCities program will help us to get there.

    Mayor Rizal Effendi
    City of Balikpapan, Indonesia

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    Initiative

    Compact of Mayors - ICLEI
    Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
    Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
    Urban-LEDS
    Earth Hour City Challenge

    Status of compliance

    Compact of Mayors
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