By using hydrogen as an energy source, we can become a global market supplier
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) targets Indonesia to become a hydrogen supplier in the global market to realize the Net Zero Emission (NZE) mission.

"By using hydrogen as an energy source, we can become a global market supplier," BRIN's Deputy Head, Professor Amarulla Octavian, stated in a webinar titled "Clean Energy in Supporting Low Carbon Programs" on Tuesday.

Octavian noted that his side, which focuses on conducting studies and recommendations on clean energy in Indonesia, is conducting research on the hydrogen ecosystem map.

This research includes mastery of key technologies, such as the development of fuel cell materials and electrolysis, Octavian remarked.

Furthermore, this research includes hydrogen storage technology, green hydrogen production, as well as the use of hydrogen as fuel in the transportation or hydrogen vehicle sector, he revealed.

"This research is part of the commitment to prevent an increase in global temperatures," he remarked.

Apart from developing green hydrogen as an energy source, research on carbon storage and/or carbon storage reuse technology and on carbon-neutral fuels are also an important part to realize NZE in 2060.

"It mainly focuses on reducing emissions from industrial processes and transportation," he remarked.

During the webinar, he encouraged stakeholders to support the development of environmentally friendly technology and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as CO2.

"With all these efforts, we can achieve a more sustainable future with carbon neutral emissions," he stated.

Earlier, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources was developing new renewable energy (EBT), such as hydrogen, ammonia, and nuclear, to achieve the energy transition and NZE target by 2060.

Moreover, the government is committed to developing solar power plants (PLTS) that are targeted to become the country's main energy source by 2060.

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Editor: Sri Haryati
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