Indonesia’s “green diesel” plant pushed back to 2026

June 16, 2020 |

In Indonesia, Reuters reports that the country’s plan to produce “green diesel” domestically by 2023 has been pushed back three years as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fuel is meant to be produced from 100% palm oil as the country works to push beyond its current B30 mandate to B40 in 2021 and eventually replace fossil diesel all together. The overall investment for the project as well as the research behind it needs to be properly vetted, so although the coronavirus has added challenges, they weren’t the only one a deputy minister said.

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