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Energy Efficiency Act 2018

National Energy Efficiency Programme (VNEEP) for the period of 2019 – 2030

Blue Bird Taxi’s EV Fleet Uses Tesla Model X and BYD

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – One of Indonesia’s renowned taxi companies, Blue Bird, launched its electric vehicle (EV) fleet today that will be available for service starting May 2019. The company’s high-end service Silver Bird will utilize the Tesla Model X 75D while the more-common Blue Bird fleet uses the BYD 96. “We’re still waiting for the preparation of the […]

Grab announces electric vehicle pilots in Indonesia in 2020

Grab has revealed its roadmap to launch electric vehicles (EV) in Indonesia in partnership with the local government. The ride-hailing startup will collaborate with automakers and distributors, including Hyundai, Astra Honda Motor and Gesits, to introduce four- and two-wheeler electric vehicles for pilots in the Greater Jakarta area. Users will be able to book EV […]

Chinese Waste to Energy Firm to Develop MBT Plant in Singapore

Waste to energy operator, China Jinjiang Environment Holding Company Limited, has obtained shareholders’ approval for, and is pushing ahead with, an Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) agreement to construct a pilot, “first-of-its-kind” Mechanical Biological Waste treatment project in Singapore. The MBT project, which has a waste treatment capacity of 500 tonnes per day, was initiated […]

Austrian renewable model gets local try

Gussing Renewable Energy’s gasification power plant in Nong Bua, which is meant to serve as a demonstration case for other communities. An Austrian energy company has brought a new process for generating renewable energy to Thailand, with the hope that after initial success their model will spread to small towns across the country. The carbon-neutral […]

Waste-to-energy projects offer quick returns

HCM City (VNA) – Power generation from waste has a short break-even period and benefits the environment and so is attractive to investors. Dong Minh Toan, Chairman and CEO of Binh Phuoc Import Export Company, which operates a waste-to-energy plant, said: “With the high electricity price, along with the fee for waste treatment, a waste-to-energy […]

Vietnam, Japan cooperate in solid waste treatment

Workers sort waste at a waste treatment factory Speaking at the first meeting of the committee in Hanoi on January 11 as part of the Vietnam-Japan Environment Week, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan said Japan has effectively managed solid waste, recycling it for energy generation. However, this is a headache […]

Waste-to-electricity projects in big cities appeal to investors

In November 2018, the HCM City Department of Natural Resources and the Environment joined forces with Tasco JSC to start construction of Tasco Cu Chi, a 500 ton per day solid recycling plant. In Hanoi, the municipal authorities approved the Soc Son waste-to-electricity (WTE) plant project with capacity of 4,000 tons per day. With huge […]

Waste is a burning problem, but burning’s no solution

HÀ NỘI — After years of suffering, the residents could not take the stink any more. On January 11, they gathered together and set up tents on the road, blocking garbage trucks from carrying waste to the Nam Sơn dumping ground in the capital city’s Sóc Sơn District. The impact was immediate. Garbage began piling […]