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INDONESIA-BIODIESEL FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION, ENERGY SECURITY?

INDONESIA-BIODIESEL FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION, ENERGY SECURITY?
Sustainable biofuel, Pongamia pinnata seeds in Brisbane, Australia, Feb 2009. en.wikipedia.org

By Ichsan Saif and Wiko Saputra

The Jakarta Post-Nov 22

The development of biodiesel in Indonesia is entering a new phase. After setting various ambitious targets for mixing biodiesel and diesel through Energy and Mineral Resources Ministerial Regulation No. 12/2015 — but with very minimal achievements — the government is now trying to accelerate the fulfillment of its targets by enacting Presidential Regulation No. 66/2018 and Energy and Mineral Resources Ministerial Regulation No. 41 /2018.

These regulations are believed to be able to provide a stronger funding mechanism for biodiesel production in Indonesia, and have been in effect since September.

Read more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2018/11/22/biodiesel-for-climate-change-mitigation-energy-security.html

First published in: The Jakarta Post

 

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