Jomo: Political will needed to push for renewable energy

“Now in Europe, cars are running on biodiesel, and here in Malaysia, we are debating about whether or not we can go further. “The political will has to be there. We have to make a determined switch to promoting palm-oil based biodiesel, ” he was quoted as saying by Bernama.

KUALA LUMPUR: A strong political will is needed to push for renewable energy (RE) in Malaysia, says prominent economist Prof Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

Malaysia, he said, had a lot of potential in the space of photovoltaic solar panel and palm oil-based biodiesel.

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