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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 […]

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 […]

An Giang offers incentives to investors in renewable energy plants

AN GIANG — The Mekong Delta province of An Giang will offer preferential policies to investors in renewable energy plants as part of its strategy on sustainable development. Investors whose projects are in production and trade, for instance, will be exempt from land lease fees for seven years and will receive other incentives, according to […]

Metro Pacific to build P1 billion bio-energy facility for Dole

MANILA — Metro Pacific Investments Corp said Tuesday it signed agreements to build P1 billion in biogas facilities for Dole Philippines,marking its first foray into bio-energy. Metro Pacific said its unit, Metpower Ventures Power Holdings Inc, through Surallah Biogas Ventures Corp, finalized the deal with Dole Philippines. “The project serves as MPI’s first foray in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Worldwide Holdings allocates RM1b to develop WTE plant in Jeram, Selangor

SHAH ALAM: Worldwide Holdings Bhd, a Selangor state government unit, has set aside RM1 billion for two phase development of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities on a 15 acre of land in Jeram Sanitary Landfill in the state. The WTE plant will be part of the group’s integrated solid waste management centre (ISWMC), a holistic waste management […]

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 […]

Waste-to-energy factory inaugurated in Can Tho city

VNA Saturday, December 8, 2018 – 18:50:00 Print The waste-to-energy factory in Thoi Lai district of Can Tho is able to burn 400 tonnes of solid waste to produce some 150,000 kWh of power each day (Photo: VNA) Can Tho (VNA) – A waste-to-energy factory was inaugurated in Thoi Lai district of Can Tho on […]

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 […]