Vietnam’s largest waste-to-energy plant nears completion
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.
Indonesia bets on biofuels over oil, but EVs could render both moot
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.
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.