Top Indonesian presidential contender wants stronger biofuels push

May 27, 2014 |

In Indonesia, one of the two top presidential candidates, Prabowo Subianto-Hatta Rajasa, strongly supports more vigorous biofuel development. He wants to focus on developing biofuel feedstock in areas that have been heavily deforested. Both candidates want to significantly reduce fossil fuel subsidies which are currently drowning the nation’s budget with $6.4 billion expected this year.


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