The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy is pleased to welcome Michael Suhendra, an Indonesian engineering student from the Institut Teknologi Bandung, for a 6-month internship from February to August 2023. As part of this internship programme, he will work on the Energy Lab project. This project is a continuation of a previous project called XR Operator Advisor project which allows us to manipulate Schneider Electric equipment with augmented reality technology. The idea of the project is to provide a virtual reality assembly guide for newly employed operators in the Schneider Electric plant in Cikarang.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy has conduct the fifth SENAR application test of the digital innovation technology based on Augmented Reality at vocational schools, SMKN 34 Jakarta. We would like to thank the principal, the teachers, the staff and the students for the warmly welcomed and wonderful hospitality.
This year has been amazing for us! We are still continue to carry out our mission by providing a training focuses on electricity, automation and renewable energy for vocational teachers and laboratory technicians.
This month, we had an opportunity to conduct a second test on the digital learning innovation based on augmented reality application in another SMK in Bandung! In this activity, teachers actively participated and helped the students to understand more about learning in the fields of electricity, automation and renewable energy.
It was an honor for The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from the Government of Philippines, Department of Science & Technology Region XI at Cimahi. This visit was supervised by Mr. Tubagus Kurniawan as the Head of Electrical Department at BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from teachers and students of 10th grade from SMK Negeri 1 Jakarta at our office located in BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud. The purpose of the visit was to observe the Schneider Electric equipment in the CoE EARE laboratories and also to awakening the interest of students in the field of electricity, automation and renewable energy. The visit was supervised by our Co-Director, Mr. Manuel AZIBI. In this occasion, we had the opportunity to all Schneider Electric equipment in order to presented our facilities and laboratories provided at CoE EARE. Through this visit, we hope that the students will have a new interest in the fields!
This week, The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from Shikoku Nae hanbai Corp., UPTD Balai Pengembangan Pendidikan Kejuruan (BPPK) Dinas Pendidikan Provinsi Sumatera Selatan and Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau (UIN Suska Riau). In order to develop competency assessment and laboratories, they intend to conduct comparative study visit on electricity, automation and renewable energy. This visit was supervised by our Master Trainer, Mr. Didi Kurniadi. In this occasion, he showed all Schneider Electric equipment and also explained the utility of the equipments. He gave a presentation related to the all of material and continued with a question and answer discussion session. Thank you for your visit, hope you enjoy it!
Yesterday was a big day for CoE EARE! The launch of a test phase of the SENAR Virtual Reality app in 10 Indonesian SMK. Using the SENAR app is as easy as watching a video on your phone. Mobile AR (Augmented Reality) is intuitive and can be used immediately, remotely or in the classroom. Trainees need only 30 seconds to familiarise themselves with the simple and user-friendly interface.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy team and the BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud team had the opportunity to visit the Schneider Electric Cikarang Plant on Thursday (24/11).
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from SMK 1 Sukatani Purwakarta, West Java, to our office located in BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud. This visit was supervised by Mr. Didi Kurniadi, our master trainer, and the CoE EARE team. During the visit we had the opportunity to present and explain our facilities and laboratories. On this occasion, our trainer demonstrated the operation of the systems to explain the usefulness of the equipment.
On 8 November 2022, our co-director, Mr. Manuel AZIBI, had the honour to meet with Mr. Chris Avrain, Business Development Director of Industrial Supply of Schneider Electric East Asia Japan and Mrs. Aswita W. Saragih, Business Development of Education of Schneider Electric Indonesia at Schneider Electric Indonesia headquarters in Jakarta.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy hosted a visit from SMK 24 PGRI Jakarta on Tuesday (08/11). The students were accompanied by their two teachers and the aim of the visit was to motivate and raise the students' interest in the electrical, automation and renewable energy professions.
Of course, one of the main objectives of the CoE is to increase the competence of students in SMK by training and equipping teachers. But it is also important for the CoE to - to listen to the expectations of the companies in terms of expected skills. - to propose internships to improve professionalization - to be interested in the employability of these students. - to take stock of current job offers.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from SMKN 2 Bawang, Central Java to our office in our building (19/10/2022). The visit was supervised by our Master Trainers Mr. Tatang Sukendar & Mr. Didi Kurniadi. SMKN 2 Bawang is one of our project equipped schools in the field of industrial automation.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy continues to build partnerships with universities in Indonesia. After signing an agreement with Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) for future actions, we had the honour to meet with Ms. Sri Rijati Wardiani, Head of the French Department of Universitas Padjadjaran, on 18 October.
It was an honor for The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from teachers from SMKN 1 Cirebon, Jawa Barat at our office located in BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud, Friday (07/10/2022).
📢📢 Calling all CoE SMK in Surabaya! 📢📢 (EN) Schneider Electric Indonesia open up the opportunity for SMK CoE to collaboration in conducting tree planting activities donated by our company employees as an action #GreenHeroesforLife. 🌱🌱🌱
On September 26, 2022, Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy had an honor to receive the Energy Director from Schneider Electric Global, Abhimanyu Sahu. The purpose of this visit was to observe the Schneider Electric equipment in the CoE EARE laboratories and to discuss further cooperation with Schneider Electric Indonesia. In addition, he also gave a feedback, shared the practice’s experience from another centre of excellence and planned the next possible actions in our strong collaboration.
The Co-Director of the Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy, Manuel AZIBI, had the opportunity to meet with the Head of Staff, Strategy and Business Planning Indonesia, Philippines, Pakistan HP Indonesia, Florence Lim Lai at our offices on 22 September 2022. The purpose of this visit was to present our projects, observe our laboratory equipment and discuss the opportunity for future cooperation between CoE EARE and HP Indonesia.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy received a visit from students from SMKN 1 Banyuasin III Palembang, South Sumatra at our office located in BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud, Thursday (15/09/2022). The visit was received by Mr. Tubagus Kurniawan as the Head of the Electrical Department and the team from CoE EARE. In this occasion, as usual we presented our facilites and laboratories in order to show and explain the utility of our equipment. The presentation was interesting and the students actively asked and listened to explanations about the equipment.
The CoE project has already equipped 125 SMK across Indonesia. Some of these SMK have the possibility to become Regional Center of Excellence and disseminate their new skills and share their equipment with neighboring SMK. This is the case of SMKN 1 Tana Toraja and SMKN 2 Komodo who became RCoE after a one-week on-site training.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy has started the training of 8 teachers from 8 vocational high schools (SMK) in Industrial Automation. The trainees have participated in this training for about 6 weeks training course from August to September 2022.
On 9th September 2022, The Electrical Engineering Study Program of the University Of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), precisely from CoE (Center of Excellence) Solar Power Plant (PLTS) just held a visit activity in order to seek the potential collaboration with Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy.
Our Master Trainer, Pak Hadi, who has contributed so much to the success of our CoE EARE, is leaving us for a well-deserved retirement. The full team celebrated this event with speech remarks from members of the electricity department and closed with speech remarks from the Co-Director Mr. Manuel Azibi. Pak Hadi was congratulated on his retirement and hoped that this retirement period can be enjoyed with a sense of happiness and joy.
On 25 August 2022, Cédric Hénon made a final presentation of the XR Operator Advisor project. We would like to thank Roberto Rossi (Cluster President of Schneider Electric Indonesia and Timor Leste) and Astri Ramayanti Dharmawan (Vice President of Schneider Electric Indonesia and Timor Leste) for attending the final presentation.
Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy is gaining recognition. The British Chambers of Commerce Indonesia was interested in visiting the CoE EARE facilities to explore energy access opportunities in Indonesia.
Centre of Excellence received 10 vocational high school (SMK) teachers in Electrical Installation Batch 2. The trainees will follow 6 weeks training course starting from 14 July 2022.
On 12 July 2022, CoE EARE had the honor of meeting with Mr. Andika Putra Pratama, Head of International Relation at Institut Teknologi Bandung, in order to expand the partnership with some universities in Indonesia.
CoE EARE participated in Gelar Vokasi (Indonesian Vocational Education Exhibition) 2022, organized by BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud. Many vocational high schools (SMK) and companies participated in the event to show their innovative products. The aim of the event is to present the collaboration between vocational education and industry.
The Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy is starting the training of 11 teachers from 9 vocational high schools (SMK) in Industrial Automation. The trainees will follow 6 weeks training course from 22 June to 27 July 2022.
Following the Celebration of 125 equipped SMK, the Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy continues to conduct training for 15 vocational high school (SMK) teachers in Electrical Installation.
On June 2, 2022, the Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy celebrated 125 vocational high schools (SMK) equipped by the cooperation between Indonesian Ministry of Education, French Ministry of Education and Schneider Electric in SMK Negeri 1 Cikarang Selatan.
Cedric Henon, a French intern from ESIROI (Reunion Island and Indian Ocean Engineering School), successfully modeled one Renewable Energy teaching set : the Solar Home System, using Schneider Electric’s software, EcoStruxure XR Operator Advisor.
In the framework of the cooperation between the Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy, BBPPMPV BMTI Kemdikbud and the CMQ Auto'Mobilités, France, we received an Electric Vehicle Charger from Schneider Electric Indonesia.
CoE EARE is pleased to welcome Cédric Hénon, a French engineering student from ESIROI (Reunion Island Indian Ocean Engineering School) for a 4 months internship from May to early September 2022 for the EcoStruxure XR Operator Advisor project.
CoE EARE launched its community platform by using Discord to connect all trainees (vocational school teachers and technicians) from the beginning of the project, Master Trainers, CoE EARE and Schneider Electric Indonesia.
In March, CoE EARE resumed its main activities by opening the first training in 2022 for vocational high school technicians.
For the 2022 program, the Centre of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy plans to extend its collaboration with some of the Campus des métiers et des qualifications in France. A Campus des métiers et des qualifications or CMQ is a network that brings together all the stakeholders (high school, higher education institutions, training organizations, research laboratories, companies and associations) in a sector of activity to develop the skills required by the industries.
On Friday, February 18, 2022, Schneider Electric Indonesia invited a team from the Ministry of Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia to visit the Center of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy in Cimahi.
GFA Consulting Group, which was mandated by the Swiss government, again sent trainees to the Center of Excellence. This time, it's the turn of instructors from Balai Latihan Kerja (BLK or Vocational Training Center) who will take part in the Advanced Solar Energy Training for a duration of two weeks starting from February 14 to 25, 2022.
Manuel Azibi as a French Expert and Co-Director of CoE EARE provided material on the French education system and learning models for vocational education for GFA training participants
GFA Group collaborates with CoE EARE to conduct training for Polytechnic lecturers and instructors of the Vocational Training Agency (BLK) in the field of Renewable Energy. Batch 1 opened on January 31, 2022 for 12 lecturers from 6 different Polytechnics for basic level solar energy.
GIZ paid a visit to the EARE Center of Excellence on Friday, December 17, 2021 to discuss the curriculum for Renewable Energy Training, especially solar energy.
GFA Consulting Group mandated by Swiss Embassy were received by Mr. Tubagus as Head of the Electricity Department of BBPMPPV BMTI and the team along with Mr. Manuel as Co-director of CoE EARE on December 16, 2021 to survey.
In the context of supervising the SMK Center of Excellence (SMK PK) program rom the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, Co-director of CoE EARE, Manuel Azibi together with the Head of the Electricity Department of BBPMPPV BMTI, Tubagus Kurniawan, had the opportunity to visit two vocational schools in Riau province on December 7, 2021.
On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, we received Computer and Network Engineering students from SMK Islam Kawalu Tasikmalaya with their teachers to make a visit to our premises.
On November 8, 2021 at 08:30 a.m in the CoE EARE building, BBPPMPV BMTI, the 3rd Electrical Installation Training was opened.
On November 3rd 2021, Mr. Olivier Chambard as the French ambassador to Indonesia, visited our premises at Campus BBPPMPV BMTI Jl. Pesantren KM. 2, Cibabat, Cimahi Utara. This visit aims to observe the trainings held by Center of Excellence for Electricity, Automation and Renewable Energy.
Cimahi – A total of 4 vocational schools participated in the first batch of Industry Automation CoE EARE Training from August 4 – September 14, 2019 in the CoE EARE Building, PPPPTK BMTI Bandung.
Cimahi – A total of 14 teachers have participated in Electrical Installation Training Batch 5th CoE EARE from July 7 – August 17, 2019, at the CoE EARE Building, P4TK BMTI Bandung.
Cimahi – 50 Electricity Installers in West Java has been certified by IATKI from 2019, 8 – 15 July at the CoE EARE Building, P4TK BMTI Bandung. This activity is a collaborative program between the West Java Provincial Government and the International Copper Association (ICA) through the West Java Energy Champion program
The launch of the tenth link and match vocational education program in the West Java region this year involved 2,604 SMKs and 885 industries. This has exceeded the target made by the Ministry of Industry, involved 2,600 SMKs and 750 industries. The Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto, gave the highest appreciation to all SMK and industry parties who were enthusiastically involved in the strategic program. This was stated at PT. Indofood Barokah Makmur Award, Sukabumi, Monday (18/3).
Schneider Electric, as a global company in the digital transformation of energy management and transformation, collaborated with the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture to establish the Centre of Excellence in Electricity, Automation, and Renewable Energy. The Expert Staff of the Ministry of Education and Culture in the field of Innovation and Competitiveness, Ananto Kusuma Seta, said that the launch was a follow-up action program for the cooperation agreement between the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture, the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research, French Schneider Electric Foundation, and PT Schneider Indonesia.