Sumbawa Regency is the local government for the islands Sumbawa and Moyo and has a population of almost 450,000 people. The most contribution of regional GDP is stemming from agriculture, fishery, and forestry. Sumbawa island is electrified through the Sumbawa-Bima grid system. Latest data has shown that the electricity generation of the regency is high the priority of further development focuses on rural areas. The electricity of Sumbawa grid is dominated by oil and coal sources. However, high and promising renewable energy potential in geothermal, hydro, biomass, and solar energy exist. Through the 100% Renewable City and Region Roadmap Project, the local government of Sumbawa Regency will strengthen renewable energy efforts in West Nusa Tenggara and Indonesia as a whole.
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development.
The 100% Renewables Cities and Regions Roadmap is implemented by ICLEI and funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMWK) through the International Climate Initiative (IKI).