Ines Ayostina

Ines Ayostina
School of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022

Ines is a Master of Environmental Management candidate, specializing in Industrial Ecology and Green Chemistry. As an aspiring system thinker, she focuses her study to innovate and drive the economy towards circularity ultimately balance the environment, economic development, and human well-being. At CBEY, She serves as a CBEY 2050 fellow and is a contributing writer for Clean Energy Finance Forum.

Prior to Yale, Ines worked at World Resources Institute where she researches, design programs, and fundraise to advance climate-ocean agenda in Indonesia. Previously, she had work as an environmental engineer at natural resources extraction company and design sustainable infrastructure at an engineering consulting company. She graduated from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) with a degree in environmental engineering.

In her spare time, Ines can be spotted at the top of the mountain, in the middle of the ocean, or near a remote waterfall.

Authored Articles
Indonesia's far-flung communities need power for a host of purposes, including rice production

Sumba Sustainable Solutions, a member company in the New Energy Nexus, produces solar-powered rice mills. 

Divergent Paths for Renewable Energy Startups: Visiting an Indonesian Incubator

Though renewable energy startups have begun to find their way in Indonesia, they are not yet widely known. However, with support from stakeholders and with efforts from those stakeholders to improve regulatory clarity, startups can gain traction. One international team has set out to offer advice, advocacy, and capital to...
How solar grows from communities up away from Indonesia's metropolis

Rio Pramudita contributed this photo of an off-grid installation in Berau on Kalimantan. 

Corporate Captains, Venture Voices Try to Harmonize Across Indonesia

To nearly triple renewables' role in Indonesia's economy, the state-owned utility needs to either step back or invite in more collaborators and competitors. It shows no sign of stepping back. Alternatively, venture-like investors and corporate decisionmakers are finding means of working around and with the utility to increase solar for...