InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – The government encouraged the advantage of environmental alternative energy both the new and renewable one.
Deputy in Natural Resources and Service Coordination, Coordinator Ministry in Maritime did Kegiatan Bincang Energi: Efisiensi Energi melalui Pemanfaatan Sumber Daya Energi Baru dan Terbarukan in the office of Coordinator Ministry in Maritime,
Deputy in Natural Resources and Service Coordination, Coordinator Ministry in Maritime, Agung Kuswandono said that we need to expand the concept about energy in Indonesia for it is the complex issue.
“We did the discussion which the point is to open the concept about what we have in Indonesia. we should have many breakthrough, there should be basic change so that that our energy security would be stronger,” he said in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Tuesday (28/5/2019).
There were three topics in the energy discussion, they were, the asphalt buton as the material fuel for solid rocket, the palm oil conversion as the vegetable fuel and plastic conversion to diesel fuel. In the discussion, the speakers were Agus Nuryanto of PT. Putindo Bintech; Prof. Dr. IGBN Makertihartha of Prodi Teknik Kima, Institut Teknologi Bandung, and Pudjo Kesuma Dewo.
In his description, Prof. Dr. IGBN Makertihartha of Prodi Teknik Kima, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) explained that the Process Technology and Catalyst Development for providing vegetable fuel are from palm oil as the material.
Deputy Assistant in Energy and Non - Conventional, Amalyos said that the breakthrough is not from palm oil but the government keeps encouraging what ITB has done to realize the independency for this country.
“The vegetable gasoline based on what ITB told has developed the process technology and catalyst. The vegetable avtur, and vegetable diesel are in big scales while the gasoline is in small scale but it is in every palm oil centers,” Amalyos said. (T2)