JAKARTA — Consumer goods behemoths such as Unilever, PepsiCo and Nestlé that buy palm oil from Indonesia may be exposed to the environmental and social fallout from a seemingly unrelated industry there: coal mining.
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,
SINGAPORE – An upcoming integrated waste treatment facility in Tuas will be the first infrastructure project by a statutory board here that will be financed through green bonds, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu said on Tuesday (Aug 17).
Plasma Purity Power Co (PP Power), a biogas power plant developer and operator, has announced it will be the first company in Thailand to be able to produce biogas purely from napier grass for electricity generation.
SINGAPORE – The next stage of development of Singapore’s first integrated water and solid waste treatment facility, in Tuas, has begun.
JAKARTA, July 23 (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to make the co-firing of biomass in power stations mandatory as part of its efforts to phase out coal power plants, which account for more than 60% of its electricity supplies, an energy ministry director said on Friday.
The Philippine Department of Energy (DoE) has tightened biofuels accreditation and reporting requirements, in a move aiming to boost transparency of trade and blending.
An updated policy on the accreditation of biofuel producers might enable the Philippines to meet the mandated 10-percent blend for gasoline and eventually cut its demand for the fuel, according to the Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) and the Foreign Agricultural Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Located next to the Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex in Hanoi, the Soc Son Waste-to-Energy Plant can readily receive garbage every day. Once completed, it will be the largest of its kind in Vietnam and the second largest in the world, with a capacity of handling 4,000 tons of dry solid waste each day.
JAKARTA — The rapid development of electric vehicles looks set to overtake the biofuel infrastructure that Indonesia is investing heavily in, and could render the country’s alternative-fuel model redundant, new projections show.