TITLE

Potency of Microalgae as Biodiesel Source in Indonesia

AUTHOR(S)
Hadiyanto; Widayat; Kumoro, Andri Cahyo
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Renewable Energy Development;Feb2012, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Within 20 years, Indonesia should find another energy alternative to substitute current fossil oil. Current use of renewable energy is only 5% and need to be improved up to 17% of our energy mix program. Even though, most of the area in Indonesia is covered by sea, however the utilization of microalgae as biofuel production is still limited. The biodiesel from current sources (Jatropha, palm oil, and sorghum) is still not able to cover all the needs if the fossil oil cannot be explored anymore. In this paper, the potency of microalgae in Indonesia was analysed as the new potential of energy (biodiesel) sources.
ACCESSION #
82861408

 

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