BANGCHAK will invest US$50 million in startups within the next five years in order to expand their core business and technologies with the goal to emerge as the leading innovative group of its kind in the Asean bloc. The firm expects to generate revenue growth to more than double in the next five years. The […]
MANILA, Philippines — The group pushing for the increase of coco methyl ester (CME) content in biodiesel is settling for a compromise of a staggered implementation of the hike which was last adjusted 12 years ago. The Philippine Biodiesel Association raised a proposal to increase the percentage of biodiesel component blended in locally available diesel […]
GEORGE TOWN: The government has set up a committee – comprising four ministries – to come up with a mechanism to control the price of biodiesel containing 20% bio-content (B20) palm oil to boost domestic usage, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok (pic). The committee will comprise of her ministry, Finance, International Trade and Industry […]
A survey of multiple HCMC-based filling stations showed that biofuel consumption rose to 40% from the previous 30%, while that of the fossil type RON 95 gasoline declined to 60% from 70%. After the price adjustment, the retail price of E5 biofuel was VND1,500 per liter lower than that of RON 95 gasoline, resulting in […]
[HELSINKI] Finnish biofuel producer and oil refiner Neste said on Wednesday it will boost its biofuel production capacity in Singapore with a bigger-than-expected investment of 1.4 billion euros (S$2.2 billion). Neste, 44.75 per cent owned by the state of Finland, has in recent years emerged as one of the leading players in the renewable diesel […]
The recent advent of a circular economy highlights the importance of anaerobic digestion and biogas. Anaerobic digestion is a process where large organic matter is broken down into small molecules in the absence of oxygen. During this process, biogas is produced, which consists of 60-70 per cent methane and 30-35 per cent carbon dioxide, with the remainder being […]
Construction on a major rice husk biomass power plant has begun in southeastern Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov district and is expected to be completed by July, in seven months.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 2 – Malaysia’s new energy transition agenda through “Biomass to energy” (BTE) is expected to be of help in the country’s supply of green energy for future use,
Thai renewable power operators plan to file a lawsuit against a new version of the power development plan (PDP) 2018-37 after seeing it has a lower quota for renewable power generation. Pajon Sriboonruang, president of the Thai Biogas Trade Association (TBTA), said the power capacity quota from renewable energy in the PDP is lower than […]
BiON is to establish a consortium to accelerate the expansion of biogas activities in Malaysia.