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Innovation in the Malaysian Waste-to-Energy Sector: Applications with Global Potential


  • Sovacool, Benjamin K.
  • Drupady, Ira Martina


Malaysia's innovations in electricity generation from waste incineration, landfill gas capture, and conversion of palm oil mill effluent and empty fruit bunches offer global lessons for converting trash and biomass into usable energy.

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  • Sovacool, Benjamin K. & Drupady, Ira Martina, 2011. "Innovation in the Malaysian Waste-to-Energy Sector: Applications with Global Potential," The Electricity Journal, Elsevier, vol. 24(5), pages 29-41, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jelect:v:24:y:2011:i:5:p:29-41

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    1. Sovacool, Benjamin K. & Drupady, Ira Martina, 2011. "Examining the Small Renewable Energy Power (SREP) Program in Malaysia," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 39(11), pages 7244-7256.
    2. Abd Kadir, Sharifah Aishah Syed & Yin, Chun-Yang & Rosli Sulaiman, Muhamad & Chen, Xi & El-Harbawi, Mohanad, 2013. "Incineration of municipal solid waste in Malaysia: Salient issues, policies and waste-to-energy initiatives," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 24(C), pages 181-186.
    3. Sovacool, Benjamin K., 2013. "Assessing energy security performance in the Asia Pacific, 1990–2010," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 17(C), pages 228-247.
    4. Fazeli, Alireza & Bakhtvar, Farzaneh & Jahanshaloo, Leila & Che Sidik, Nor Azwadi & Bayat, Ali Esfandyari, 2016. "Malaysia׳s stand on municipal solid waste conversion to energy: A review," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 58(C), pages 1007-1016.

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