Indonesia pushes acceleration of waste-to-energy processing facilities

December 29, 2022 |

In Indonesia, local news agency Antara reported that the government continues to encourage acceleration of waste-to-energy processing facility with eco-friendly technology, especially in 12 cities across the country. These 12 cities comprise Jakarta, Tangerang, South Tangerang, Bekasi, Bandung, Semarang, Surakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, Denpasar, Palembang, and Manado. The report noted that the Waste Handling Director at the Environment and Forestry Ministry, Novrizal Tahar, informed that his ministry along with other government institutions intensively continues to conduct assistance and evaluation of these projects. The ministry coordinates with other institutions, such as the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), and Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry to expedite Waste-to-Electric Energy Processor (PSEL) development.

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