Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Switch Off, Unplug, Enjoy – Energy Efficient Bali!
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Switch Off, Unplug, Enjoy – Energy Efficient Bali!

Bali Hotels Aiming to Reduce Energy Consumption by 40% Within One Year.

Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge


Greenpeace in cooperation with the Bali Hotel Association (BHA) and the Owner of Bali's Nusa Dua Complex – the Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) used the occasion of the United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to announce the launch of a new energy reduction program for Bali's hotel industry.

Switch Off, Unplug, Enjoy

The energy conservation program, dubbed Switch off, Unplug, Enjoy – Energy Efficient Bali, was launched on board Greenpeace's fabled Rainbow Warrior docked at Bali's Benoa Harbor.

The program, based on a survey conducted by Greenpeace among 15 hotels in Nusa Dua in November 2007, outlines the steps than can be taken by hotels to reduce energy consumption and preserve the world's natural environment.

The program which has been strongly endorsed by Indonesia's Minister for the Environment, Rachmat Witoelar, is aimed at all hotels, guest houses, restaurants, cafes and entertainment venues in Bali. Socialization of the program will be done through a series of educational seminars conducted among tourism industry members.

The Bali energy conservation program has set for itself an ambitious energy reduction target of 40% within one year of its commencement.

Data published by the Jakarta Post states that 70% of peak hour electricity consumption in the Badung regency of Bali is sourced to hotels. Under the new program a number of energy reduction steps will be introduced, including the installation of solar panels for hotel hot water production.

One Bali hotelier estimated that a medium-sized property could cut electricity costs by as much as US$30,000 in a single year through the use of solar panels for hot water generation.

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!

Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!

or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Infrastructure First: Seaports and Airport
Transportation Minister Says Bali’s Airports, Seaports, and Passenger Terminals Must be Enhanced to Support Growing Passenger Numbers
Another Renovation for Bali’s Airport?
Minister of Transportation Wants Carrying Capacity of Bali’s Airport Increased to 35 Million Passengers per Year
Move Underway to Trump Chinese Tourists?
DPR-RI Vice Chairman Seeks Repeal of Wide-Ranging Visa Free Status for Indonesian Visitors
Departure, No Return
Garuda Accused of Incorrect Procedures in Death of Passenger Flying from Jakarta to Melbourne
Infrastructure First!
New Hotel Projects Set for Nusa Penida in Dire Need of Water and Electricity Support
Bali Welcomes 3 Millionth Visitor
Bali by the Numbers: BPS Says 43.3% More Foreign Visitors to Bali in August 2016, Passing the Year-to-Date Mark of 3 Million
In Need of a Designated Driver
European Couple Die in Motorcycle Mishap After a Night of Partying on Pererenan Beach in Bali
Bad Smells from the Kitchens?
Drainage Ditch at Bali Airport Filled with Foul-Smelling Pollutants Suspected to Come for Airline Catering Building
Cherishing the Children
St. Regis Resort Bali and Laguna Resort & Spa Raises More than $20,000 for UNICEF at Lavish Beachside Moonlight Dinner
It’s a Bali Holiday
Official National Holidays and Shared Holidays in Indonesia for 2017
Me and My Guitar
West Bali Police Send Home 18 Punkers on a Personal Sojourn in Bali
Passport to a Clean Bureaucracy
Indonesian Immigration Service Joins the Anti-Corruption Campaign
All [News]!