Where Challenge
Meets Opportunity

The urgency of an energy transition in Indonesia is evident and its development still ongoing. And Indonesia’s potential is enormous. The next-generation entrepreneurs and talent are around the corner and ready to make an impact by contribute to the energy transition with breakthrough innovations.

The Indonesian Energy Innovation Challenge 2021 will be the first edition of a yearly reoccurring event that brings together all parties in the Indonesian ecosystem involved or interested in the energy transition. The event provides entrepreneurs and students with a platform to share their ideas and solutions, realizes new connections and allows the start of new collaborations.

Are you an entrepreneur or student with an idea for a new innovative clean renewable energy technology? And ready for a challenge? Apply for the Indonesian Energy Innovation Challenge 2021.

Collaborating partners

Our Mission

" To stimulate and mobilize the innovative generation to develop ideas in renewable energy solutions contributing to the Indonesian energy transition. “

About the Event

There are two categories in this challenge.


The first category focuses on the idea where participants without established enterprise might propose the idea about how to achieve the effective Indonesian energy transition. It gives the spotlight to energy professionals and students to present the Indonesian energy transition challenges and potential solutions. The participating teams will identify and discuss the challenges in the Indonesian energy transition, map the relevant ecosystem partners and their solution(s) to these challenges.


The second category gives the floor to energy start-ups to present their solutions and ideas. Participants with developed product/service might apply for this category for the chance to pitch their innovative solution. This pitching competition will be evaluated by a jury of professionals from within the energy sector.



May 2021

Opening Registration (3 May 2021)

Team name and members
July 2021

Deadline of Submission (5 July 2021)

Based on your registration we will reach out to you to get some extra information about your idea and the specific energy transition challenge your solution is solving. Apply Now
September 2021

Finalists Pitching Day (29 September 2021)

Based on the evaluation of your idea submission, you will be invited to provide some additional information. Submit your short business plan (10-15 pages), a one-pager flyer and include a filled in Business Model Canvas.
September 2021

Announcement of Winners (29 September 2021)

Finalists Publication Indonesian Energy Innovation Challenge 2021
October 2021

Webinar (October 2021)

Pitching Day and Closing Indonesian Energy Innovation Challenge 2021

Previous Winners


Provide portable solar off-grid system specifically designed for natural disaster areas in Indonesia

Energi Kultura

Raise the productivity of small farmers community in Bali using solar energy

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Winners Indonesian Energy Innovation Challenge



Have the opportunity to pitch your innovative solution to high-profile professionals in the energy sectors.

Adli Renhoren

Energy Investment Management

Yudo Anggoro


Kamia Handayani


Adrianto Darmoyo


Adrian Lembong


Leon Pulles

Energy Investment Management

Julia Shaliha

Social Media Manager

Femke Kos

Multi-Media Manager

Simone Borggreve


General FAQ

If you are an entrepreneur, student or young professional with an innovative idea that contributes to the Indonesian energy transition, you are more than welcome to participate!
The deadline to register for the challenge is July 5th.
Great that you are interested in joining the challenge as a partner. Please reach out to our team members. Go to contact.
The winners will receive exclusive mentorship and access to the network from Energy Investment Management BV. As part of this exciting initiative, Enlit is also offering complimentary speaking opportunities to the Winner and Selected Finalists for you to share your product and innovative solution in the Initiate’s Conference Programme at Enlit Asia 2021 (Live Event) held in Jakarta. The Winners will also be presented an award at the Grand Awards Ceremony at Enlit Asia 2021.

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