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Govt promoting bio-CNG as LPG substitute

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian government is encouraging the conversion of biogas into bio-compressed natural gas (CNG) for use as a primary energy substitute for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a senior official has said.

Vietnam’s largest Waste-to-Energy Plant Nears Completion

The Soc Son Waste-to-Energy (WTE) project in Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex was approved by Hanoi’s administration in late 2017 with a total investment of VND7 trillion ($303 million).

Cleaning up Cambodia’s kitchens could curb deforestation, climate change

Sim Saran spent years navigating the badly ventilated traditional kitchen of her small family home in Cambodia’s Siem Reap province. Choking on acrid smoke daily, she found it hard to breathe as she cooked for her family of six over a wood fire, just as past generations had done. “I know it’s smoky, but I […]

Malaysia surpasses Indonesia to become India’s top palm oil supplier

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia has surpassed Indonesia to become the biggest crude palm oil (CPO) exporter to top consumer India in 2020/21, after Indonesia imposed heavy taxes on exports of the edible oil last year, industry officials told Reuters.

PHL mulls over hiking biodiesel blend to 4%

The Philippines is looking at increasing the coconut methyl ester (CME) blend in diesel to as much as 4 percent (B4) from the current 2 percent (B2), according to a Global Agricultural Information Network (Gain) report.

Gov’t Urged to Step Up Palm Oil Negotiations with EU

Jakarta. Market restrictions in the European Union continue to become the main hurdle for Indonesian palm oil exports for the last three years despite ongoing negotiations and efforts at the World Trade Organization, the industry association said on Thursday.

Singapore-based waste management startup Blue Planet buys UK biogas energy company

SINGAPORE-BASED waste management startup Blue Planet Environmental Solutions has acquired Qube Renewables, which specialises in generating energy from locally occurring organic waste streams.

Philippines to see waste-to-power generation

A $60mn deal for PIC Group, a subsidiary of Japan’s Marubeni, calls for its operation and maintenance of a waste-to-energy plant in the Philippines, Green Atom Renewable Energy said May 19.

Boustead, Next Generation to develop algae plantation

BOUSTEAD Holdings Bhd and Next Generation Oil Sdn Bhd (Next Gen) are jointly developing a new economic ecosystem with the use of renewable algae biofuel technology. Boustead group MD Datuk Seri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly said both companies will develop the algae plantation and produce carbon-neutral crude algae oil that will help reduce greenhouse gas emitted […]

Sustainable palm: the future of Indonesian palm oil production and trade

Sustainability is perhaps the biggest buzzword in recent years, capturing the zeitgeist of the late 2010s and early 2020s. From food consumption to travel and leisure, sustainability is increasingly driving public opinion, which in turn influences governments. Arguably, this shift in attitude has impacted one of Indonesia’s largest exports: palm oil. Trade relations between Indonesia, […]