Indonesia “very likely” to delay B35 biodiesel rollout, energy ministry official says
JAKARTA, July 19 (Reuters) – Indonesia is “very likely” to delay the rollout of biodiesel with 35% palm oil content, known as B35, which was previously expected to start on July 20, energy ministry official Dadan Kusdiana said on Tuesday.
Active Energy awarded Malaysian patent for CoalSwitch
Alliance News – Active Energy Group PLC on Monday said it has been awarded a Malaysian patent for its CoalSwitch product. Active Energy is a London-based biomass-focused renewable energy business. CoalSwitch is a biomass fuel that can be either used with, or replace, coal entirely.
Indonesia promoting biofuels for people-centered energy transition
Indonesia is promoting the use of biofuels for achieving a fair, equitable, and people-centered energy transition, according to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry. “Speaking of green jobs, the biofuel industry is the second-largest renewable energy sector in terms of employment, behind solar energy. It is estimated that the biofuel industry employs around 2.4 million […]
Malakoff said to have won contract for waste-to-energy plant in Melaka
INDEPENDENT power producer Malakoff Corp Bhd is understood to have won a contract for the development of a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in Sungai Udang, Melaka, according to someone with knowledge of the matter. The project was put out to tender by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) in February 2021.
Renewable Energy: the Challenges of Biomass Development in Indonesia
Considering Indonesia is committed to the development of renewable energy in a bid to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, while at the same time reducing its traditional dependence on fossil fuels such as coal and (mainly imported) diesel in terms of the energy supply, biomass is one of the options that can offer a […]
Goodfuels opens Singapore hub to meet growing biofuel demand
GoodFuels is expanding its activities into the Asia-Pacific region with the opening of a first office in Singapore. This new permanent presence in the region will enable GoodFuels to respond to fast-growing global demand for its advanced sustainable biofuels, which reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by up to 90%.
Local plantation and palm oil indices rise as tight supply boosts stocks
The Bursa Malaysia Plantation Index and the FBM Palm Oil Plantation-NC Index have emerged among the local bourse’s top performing indices in the morning session as selected index heavyweight stocks gained on rising crude palm oil (CPO) price.
Shell First to Supply SAF to Customers in Singapore
Having a blending facility in the region enables a more efficient operation by moving neat SAF in bulk from production sources to the blending facility and then delivering blended SAF parcels to where it is needed.
Indonesia runs early tests to produce palm oil petrol
Indonesia has conducted early tests to produce petrol made from palm oil, its energy ministry said on Tuesday, as it seeks to expand use of the vegetable oil in its energy sector.
Indonesia energy ministry plans B40 biodiesel road tests next month
JAKARTA: Indonesia’s energy ministry plans to begin road tests for a biodiesel programme using 40% palm based bio-content (B40) in February, a senior government official said on Monday.