National Team for Biofuel Development and Biofuel Roadmap (Decree No. 10/2006)

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Last updated: 20 March 2015

This sector specific decree is meant to accelerate the use of biofuel as a replacement fossil-based fuel.

To do so, the Ministry created the National Team for Biofuel Development (TIMNAS BBP). This team supports and co-ordinates communication between government offices, public and private stakeholders, the different policy implementation levels from national to village level, and between different sectors, from energy to agriculture.

The National Team created the Biofuel Road Map establishing a specific agenda for biofuel production targets:


  • biodiesel utilisation 10% of diesel fuel consumption - 2.41 mln kL
  • bioethanol utilisation 5% of gasoline consumption - 1.48 mln kL
  • biokerosene utilisation - 1 mln kL
  • pure plantation oil for power plant use - 0.4 mln kL
  • biofuel utilisation 2% of energy mix - 5.29 mln kL


  • biodiesel utilisation 15% of diesel fuel consumption - 4.52 mln kL
  • bioethanol utilisation 10% of gasoline consumption - 2.78 mln kL
  • biokerosene utilisation - 1.8 mln kL
  • pure plantation oil for power plant use - 0.74 mln kL
  • biofuel utilisation 3% of energy mix - 9.84 mln kL


  • biodiesel utilisation 20% of diesel fuel consumption - 10.22 mln kL
  • bioethanol utilisation 15% of gasoline consumption - 6.28 mln kL
  • biokerosene utilisation - 4.07 mln kL
  • pure plantation oil for power plant use - 1.69 mln kL
  • biofuel utilisation 5% of energy mix - 22.26 mln kL

The regulation as well created Special Biofuel Zones (SBZ). These areas, of at least 10,000 hectares in Java or 100,000 outside Java in size, are dedicated to biofuel crops plantation and transformation, according to productivity potentials and environmental suitability. The regulation also established special measures for villages located in the Special Biofuel Zones, known as Energy Self-Sufficient Villages (ESSV). These villages receive regional funding to set up renewable energy development plans in accordance with local renewable potentials. Such deployment policies should increase energy sufficiency, create job opportunities, reduce poverty and induce productive activities. Their number is meant to reach 2000 by 2009.

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