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Acromec joint venture to power new energy plant with chicken waste

A SUBSIDIARY of engineering-services provider Acromec is diversifying into the renewable-energy sector, having inked a letter of intent (LOI) with egg producer Chew’s Agriculture to operate a waste-to-energy power plant that will use chicken manure as feedstock. (see amendment note) Acropower, an 80:20 joint venture between Acromec and Malaysian alternative energy company Green Energy Resources, will […]

Championing renewable energy

MATT Tan, a chartered accountant, and his friend and colleague Levin Tan, an engineer by training, share more than just a common surname. They have a common interest in sustainability issues and came together to form Mattan Engineering Sdn Bhd back in 2012. The visionary duo combined their expertise in finance and engineering to be […]

Indonesia allocates 6.19 mln KL unblended biodiesel for 2019

JAKARTA, Nov 30 (Reuters) – * Indonesia’s Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has allocated 6.19 million kilolitre (KL) of unblended biodiesel for B20 programme in 2019, Renewable Energy Director General Rida Mulyana said on Friday. * The ministry has allocated the biodiesel to 18 fuel distribution companies to be blended and sold to users, the […]

Philippines biogas facility to produce 50,000MWh energy from fruit waste

Metro Pacific Investments inked a deal with Dole Philippines for the $19.05m project. The Philippines’ Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPI) inked a deal with agricultural producer Dole Philippines, Inc. (DPI) to design, construct, and operate facilities that will process fruit waste and produce around 50,000MWh of biogas. MPI has set aside $19.05m (Php1b) for the […]

Govt plans to double B20 biodiesel consumption next year

The government plans to double the consumption of 20 percent blended biodiesel ( B20 ) amid the declining price of palm oil on the global market. Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry Renewable Energy Director General Rida Mulyana said on Monday that the B20 consumption target for next year would be 6.2 million kiloliters. “We expect […]

Malaysia to fully implement new biodiesel programme from Feb 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Malaysia on Monday said it will start to phase in a higher biodiesel mandate from next month, with the new rule coming into full force from February in an effort to bolster the palm oil industry. The so-called B10 biodiesel programme, which will raise the minimum bio-content that local […]

Philippines mulls tariff on palm oil imports

MANILA, Philippines — Despite the existing tariff-free agreement within the ASEAN region, the Philippines is now mulling to impose duty on palm oil imports amid the possible dumping of the commodity in the country causing a slump in the prices of coconut. The Department of Agriculture (DA) is now investigating the dumping of palm oil […]

We are not against palm oil, but against deforestation: Greenpeace

Environmental watchdog Greenpeace Indonesia has responded to a statement from the Indonesian Employers Association (Apindo) and the Indonesian Oil Palm Farmers Association (Apkasindo) that called on the government to take firm action against Greenpeace, which they said was harming Indonesia’s economy. “To be clear, Greenpeace is not anti-palm oil, it is anti-deforestation,” Kiki Taufik, head of Greenpeace Indonesia Global […]

WTE incinerators to go on, construction under build and operate scheme

The government is identifying sites to build at least one waste-to-energy (WTE) incinerator in every state within the next two years and the construction contract of the facilities will be done through open tenders. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (picture) said each WTE plant’s land plot will take into account the capacity and […]

Work begins on waste-to-energy plant in HCM City

HCM City (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City began the construction of a solid waste treatment and recycling factory with capacity able to be raised to meet the demand in Cu Chi district on November 22. The plant, located at the Tay Bac solid waste treatment complex, is invested with nearly 1 trillion VND (42.8 […]