InfoSAWIT, MALANG – In a seminar in Universitas Brawijaya, Malang, about 300 students were enthusiastic to join and wonder about new and renewable energy in palm oil – base.
Rizki Pratama (21), the student of Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Brawijaya, told that the energy development in the world is dynamic whole the fossil energy stock is limited and in the end it urges the people to substitute using renewable energy.
“Lots of agricultural sectors producing biomass are potential to be renewable energy but not every commodity is ready to be renewable one. For sustainability issue comes up, palm oil is good to substitute the fossil energy,” he said in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Monday (9/9/2019).
Besides the ability to absorb carbon dioxide and sunshine in the form of chemical energy (palm oil) is sustainable commodity for it could produce up to more than 25 years.
Meanwhile Director of PT Astra Agro Lestari, Hadi Sugeng who was the speaker in the seminar told that the participants acknowledge that every issue in palm oil is not fully right. “It is not difficult to argue for most of them are aware of the issues. I just showed the evidence,” he said. (T2)