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Tata Sutardi
Abdul Hamid Budiman


Indonesia has various types of energy sources, either from conventional energy sources or from new
and renewable energy sources. Currently, Indonesia has a program to construct of 35 GW of coal-fired
power plant, as well as an intensive development of Geothermal power plant, since it's reserve is
abundant. The construction of these types of power plants has a potency to increase Green House Gas
(GHG) production, and therefore it necessarily needs to be anticipated. In 2018, there was 543 million
ton of CO2 produced in Indonesia and about a half sourced from power generation sectors. Referring to
the ratio of 1 to 1.5 of CO2 converted with the process of hydrogenation, this indicates a promising
amount of methanol can be obtained. However, there are some challenges need to be overcome to
achieve this beneficiary. This paper encloses a description of each challenge, with the main description
is on the potency of implementation in Indonesia. Some models from existing development are
described, to identify the process of development. This information can be used as a consideration for
the implementation in Indonesia.
Keywords: CO2 utilization, Metanol formation, Hydrogen, Green House Gas, Geothermal power plant,
Gas power plant

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Sutardi, T. ., & Budiman, A. H. (2020). POTENSI PEMANFAATAN CO2 DAN HIDROGEN SEBAGAI BAHAN BAKAR ALTERNATIF DI INDONESIA. Jurnal Energi Dan Lingkungan (Enerlink), 16(1), 31–38. https://doi.org/10.29122/jel.v16i1.4581
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Tata Sutardi, Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (BPPT)

Balai Besar Teknologi Konversi Energi (B2TKE)

Abdul Hamid Budiman, Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (BPPT)

Balai Besar Teknologi Konversi Energi (B2TKE)


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