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Lack of sorting reduces Thailand’s waste-to-energy output

A kilogram of trash in Japan can generate 4,000 kcal of energy, Worawit Lerdbussarakam, vice president of TPI Polene Power, told the National Engineering Convention on Friday. However, that same amount of Thai waste, which is quite wet and damp, can generate only about 1,200 kcal because of lack of sorting, said Worawit, VP of […]

Isuzu ready to modify vehicles for B20 biodiesel compatibility if Thai govt offers incentives

Isuzu is ready to carry out modifications on its products for B20 biodiesel fuel compatibility in Thailand if the government supports the policy and offers tax cuts in order to maintain competitive pricing, the company announced in a statement on Monday. According to distributor Tripetch Isuzu Sales, the government has a policy to promote B20 […]

Indonesia imposes mandatory use of B20 biodiesel in drive to cut fuel bill: deputy minister

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Indonesia has enforced mandatory use of diesel containing 20 percent locally produced biofuel amid steps to rein in its fuel bill and cushion the impact on its economy of a currency crisis and higher oil prices, a government official told Reuters. Speaking on the sidelines of the Singapore International Energy Week conference, […]

US Cleaning Supplies Firm To Open Blockchain Rewards-Based Recycling Centers in Indonesia

U.S. manufacturer of household cleaning supplies SC Johnson and environmental organization Plastic Bank will open several plastic recycling centers in Indonesia, offering locals tokens for waste collection, according to a press release published Sunday, Oct. 28. SC Johnson, which owns such brands as Glade, Ziploc and Mr. Muscle, has revealed recent scientific data on the […]

Malaysia’s biodiesel output, exports set to hit records

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian biodiesel production is likely to hit record levels this year and next, with 2018 exports on track to double from 2017, pushed up as higher oil prices boost the appeal of biofuels, the head of an industry association said on Wednesday. The Southeast Asian nation is the world’s No.2 producer of palm […]

Malaysia keeps Nov crude palm oil export tax at zero pct

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): Malaysia maintained its export tax on crude palm oil for November at zero percent, according to a circular on the Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s website on Wednesday, citing the national customs department. The export tax was at zero percent in October. Malaysia is the world’s second-largest producer of palm oil. The […]

PM: China to import 500,000 tonnes more palm oil from Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): China has expressed its intention to buy another 500,000 tonnes of palm oil from Malaysia provided the prices are competitive, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says today. This follows his official visit to China in August, he added. “China has stated that it is prepared to import an additional 500,000 […]

Indonesia says looking at converting old oil refineries into biofuel plants

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesia is looking into converting two of the country’s older crude oil refineries into plants for producing biofuels, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday. The government is conducting a study with Italian energy company ENI, which has successfully converted one of its refineries to the production of biofuels, Rini Soemarno, […]

Malaysia to pick experts for EU panel on land usage for palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has agreed to appoint experts to be part of the European Commission’s panel which will look into indirect land use, which is crucial to avert discrimination by the EU countries. Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said on Sunday the experts would sit in the EC’s expert panel on indirect land use change […]