The Coal Battle Shifts to Southeast Asia

As China and India shift away from coal, the fight to end use of this dirty fuel is moving south

Coal is on the way out years ahead of schedule in China and India. A recent report by CoalSwarm (an Earth Island Project), Sierra Club, and Greenpeace showed that, in 2016, that Asia’s two fastest growing economies are shutting down mines, scrapping coal plant plans, and building renewables far faster than nearly anyone expected just a few years ago.

coal barge on a riverPhoto by Andrew Taylor/WDMA coal barge on the Mahakam river in Central Kalimantan. President Joko Widodo’s plans to increase power supply in Indonesia is focused almost entirely on coal use. Continue reading “The Coal Battle Shifts to Southeast Asia”

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A new scenario framework for climate change research: the concept of shared socioeconomic pathways

Series of related articles:
– IPCC: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios
– A new scenario framework for climate change research: the concept of shared socioeconomic pathways
– Linking Climate and Development Policies – Leveraging International Networks and Knowledge Sharing

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A new scenario framework for climate change research: the concept of shared socioeconomic pathways

  • Brian C. O’Neil, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, USA
  • Elmar Kriegler, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany
  • Keywan Riahi, International Institute for Applied System Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria
  • Kristie L. Ebi, ClimAdapt, LLC, Los Altos, USA
  • Stephane Hallegatte, The World Bank, Washington, USA
  • Timothy R. Carter, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Climate Change Programme, Helsinki, Finland
  • Ritu Mathur, TERI, New Delhi, India
  • Detlef P. van Vuuren, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
  • Department of Geosciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Abstract

The new scenario framework for climate change research envisions combining pathways of future radiative forcing and their associated climate changes with alternative pathways of socioeconomic development in order to carry out research on climate change impacts, adaptation, and mitigation. Here we propose a conceptual framework for how to define and develop a set of Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) for use within the scenario framework. Continue reading “A new scenario framework for climate change research: the concept of shared socioeconomic pathways”

What happens when the coal and nuclear plants close?

Updated 2:11 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017

 
When future policy makers go back and study the U.S. energy industry in the 2010s, one of the defining trends will be the sudden decline of coal and nuclear plants.

Whether this is the beginning of a great new era of American energy or a disaster in the making is the subject of much debate.

And now add another voice to the mix, as the research firm IHS Markit warned in a report released Tuesday that the shift away from coal and nuclear is likely to leave the U.S. grid overly reliant on natural gas and renewable forms of energy and prone to more expensive and volatile electricity prices than we currently enjoy. Continue reading “What happens when the coal and nuclear plants close?”

Thông tư BCT: Quy định về Phát triển Dự án và Hợp Đồng Mua Bán Điện Mẫu Áp dụng cho các Dự án Diện Mặt trời

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QUY ĐỊNH VỀ PHÁT TRIỂN DỰ ÁN VÀ HỢP ĐỒNG MUA BÁN ĐIỆN MẪU ÁP DỤNG CHO CÁC DỰ ÁN ĐIỆN MẶT TRỜI

Căn cứ Luật Điện lực số 28/2004/QH11 ngày 03 tháng 12 năm 2004; Luật sửa đổi, bổ sung một số điều của Luật Điện lực ngày 20 tháng 11 năm 2012;

Căn cứ Nghị định số 98/2017/NĐ-CP ngày 18 tháng 8 năm 2017 của Chính phủ quy định chức năng, nhiệm vụ, quyền hạn và cơ cấu tổ chức của Bộ Công Thương;

Căn cứ Quyết định số 11/2017/QĐ-TTg ngày 11 tháng 4 năm 2017 của Thủ tướng Chính phủ về cơ chế khuyến khích phát triển các dự án điện mặt trời tại Việt Nam;

Theo đề nghị của Cục trưởng Cục Điện lực và Năng lượng tái tạo,

Bộ trưởng Bộ Công Thương ban hành Thông tư quy định về phát triển dự án và Hợp đồng mua bán điện mẫu áp dụng cho các dự án điện mặt trời.

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Thông tư này quy định về phát triển dự án điện mặt trời nối lưới, dự án điện mặt trời mái nhà và ban hành Hợp đồng mua bán điện mẫu áp dụng cho các dự án điện mặt trời nối lưới và Hợp đồng mua bán điện mẫu áp dụng cho các dự án điện mặt trời mái nhà tại Việt Nam (sau đây viết tắt là Hợp đồng mua bán điện mẫu). Continue reading “Thông tư BCT: Quy định về Phát triển Dự án và Hợp Đồng Mua Bán Điện Mẫu Áp dụng cho các Dự án Diện Mặt trời”

Unprofitable ethanol projects see light at end of tunnel

Last update 16:00 | 13/09/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – With the state’s policy of using E5 biofuel throughout the country from early 2018, ethanol projects that have been unprofitable will resume their operations, according to PetroVietnam’s CEO Nguyen Vu Truong Son. vietnam economy, business news, vn news, vietnamnet bridge, english news, Vietnam news, news Vietnam, vietnamnet news, vn news, Vietnam net news, Vietnam latest news, Vietnam breaking news, biofuel, MOIT, Tung Lam
PetroVietnam on September 6 stated the national oil and gas group has completed the assessment of solutions to deal with unprofitable PetroVietnam-invested projects as per the government’s request.

PetroVietnam on September 6 stated the national oil and gas group has completed the assessment of solutions to deal with unprofitable PetroVietnam-invested projects as per the government’s request. 

He said this was a difficult task because the projects were ‘stuck’ for a long time, while the fiber and biofuel markets were unattractive to investors. Continue reading “Unprofitable ethanol projects see light at end of tunnel”

EVN reaches coal agreement

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Tây Nam Đá Mài Coal Mine of Việt Nam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) in northern Quảng Ninh Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Trọng Đạt
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Electricity of Việt Nam (EVN) and its coal supplier Việt Nam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) have finally reached an agreement on coal selling prices for power production.

The agreed price, which has not yet been disclosed, has come into effect from September 1, according to the Ministry of Finance. Continue reading “EVN reaches coal agreement”

Coal in decline: Adani in question and Australia out of step

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Special report: India and China are shifting away from coal imports and coal-fired power while a mega-mine is planned for Queensland. Where does this leave coal in Australia?

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 Thursday 24 August 2017

The Paris-based International Energy Agency was born in a crisis. In the wake of the 1973 oil shock, as Arab petroleum producers withheld supply from countries that supported Israel in the Yom Kippur war, the then US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger, called on the OECD to set up a new body to ensure its members would always have the reliable and affordable energy they needed.

Over time, as the agency has expanded its focus to map broader energy trends, it has sometimes faced accusations of conservatism – that it has underestimated the uptake of renewable energy, and has been overly bullish about the future of fossil fuels. But last month it released a report that pointed to a rupture more far reaching than the 70s oil embargo.

It suggested investment in new coal power across the globe has peaked and is on the verge of a steep decline. In a coinciding media briefing, the IEA chief economist, Laszlo Varro, declared the “century of coal” that started in 2000 – evident in the extraordinary wave of investment by emerging Asian nations – may already be over.

“It is becoming clear that Chinese coal demand has peaked,” he went on. “The outlook for imports [to] India and other countries is uncertain.”

What does this mean for Australia, producer of about 30% of the world’s coal, as it plans a vast expansion in production in outback Queensland?

The future of coalmining is really two separate questions, with their own answers. Neither is clear-cut, but thermal coal – burned in power stations to provide electricity – is on a different trajectory to higher-quality metallurgical coal, mainly used in producing steel.

About 55% of the coal Australia exports is thermal, but the 45% metallurgical coal is more lucrative, reaping nearly two-thirds of the revenue. The bulk of the thermal coal is exported from the Hunter Valley of New South Wales; most of the metallurgical product comes from Queensland. Combined, coal exports were worth $55bn last financial year. Only iron ore brings in more.

Until last year, coal prices had been on a steep downward trajectory since 2011. The surge in demand last decade prompted investment in mines across the globe but demand had slowed by the time they became operational, resulting in oversupply. By 2014, global coal use had stopped growing. In 2015, it started to decline.

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Several factors were at play, many of them long-term trends. China stopped growing as rapidly, took steps to limit choking air pollution, and began to shift its economy from relying on industrial exports to a greater emphasis on services and consumption. Climate change policies began to cut into coal’s market share in developed countries. In the US, the rapid development of cheap shale gas projects made coal uneconomic before the introduction of Barack Obama’s emissions policies.

By early 2016, the IEA was reporting that 80% of Chinese coalmining operations were losing money and the companies responsible for about half of US coal production were bankrupt.

It triggered a reaction. The Communist party forced the closure of some mines, restricted operation at others, to cut Chinese production by more than 10%. The global thermal coal price quickly doubled. The price of metallurgical coal surged further, tripling in April this year after Cyclone Debbie ravaged large parts of Queensland, reducing supply from some mines. Australia’s export revenue from coal exports soared 57% in a year. Both events illustrated the potential for volatility in coal markets owing to the weather or government fiat. But the bounce was brief.

Market analysts at Citi Research last month warned investors that the outlook for coal stocks was pessimistic: major banks were financing fewer projects; Donald Trump’s much-vaunted pro-coal and anti-climate change stance was having little impact in the US.

Chinese workers ride in a boat through a large floating solar farm project, billed as the largest in the world, under construction on a lake in collapsed and flooded coalmine in Huainan, Anhui province
Chinese workers ride in a boat through a large floating solar farm project, billed as the largest in the world, under construction on a lake in collapsed and flooded coalmine in Huainan, Anhui province. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

In a report for the Australian Conservation Foundation, consultants ACIL Allen agreed. “At present, there is considerable pessimism regarding the long-term outlook for prices of thermal coal in international markets,” it said. “This is reflected in forecasts by credible Australian and international agencies.”

Citi forecasts modest growth in Australian thermal coal exports in the near term, including the potential expansion of a couple of mines. But with prices expected to fall to US$60 a tonne by the end of the decade, down from a US$110 peak late last year, it sees no incentive for investment in new major projects – especially given public opposition and investor apathy towards coal.

It makes for an unlikely environment in which to develop a mega-mine backed by public money. But that is what Australia is considering.

The Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s $21bn proposal to build a giant mine in the Galilee basin, about 340km south-west of Townsville, dates back to 2010. It has outlasted three Australian prime ministers and survived the signing of a global deal to combat climate change. Unsuccessful court battles have been waged and lost by opponents, promised imminent start dates have come and gone, and government support has steadily increased.

Though known as the Carmichael mine, if fully developed it will actually be 11 mines: six of them open-cut and five underground, spread over a length of 50km. Eventually, the company says, it could yield up to 60m tonnes a year to be shipped to burn in Indian coal plants. The rail and port infrastructure necessary would open up the possibility of reviving some of the dormant coalmining plans in the basin, with a total potential additional output of about 150m tonnes of coal a year.

Greenpeace activists unveil a giant banner on Newcastle coal stockpiles, calling on the Commonwealth Bank to stop investing in coal
Greenpeace activists unveil a giant banner on Newcastle coal stockpiles, calling on the Commonwealth Bank to stop investing in coal. Photograph: Dean Sewell

To put that into context, Australia now exports about 200m tonnes. It is, by any measure, a massive expansion that could push the world measurably closer to breaching the goals of the Paris climate agreement.

The details of the Adani proposal have moved over time. It was initially proposed to run for 150 years but that has been scaled back to 60. The company promised it would create 10,000 jobs; an ACIL Allen Consulting economist contracted by the company later conceded in court a more likely figure was 1,464. And the project is promised to initially start on a smaller scale, producing 25m tonnes a year.

It has environmental approval, has been granted access to groundwater from the Great Artesian Basin, and won a four-year deferment before it has to start paying royalties to the state. In June Adani announced it had made a final investment decision and was ready to go ahead. In truth, this was spin – it was still yet to secure finance for the project (Australian banks have not been willing) – but it was ramping up pressure on the Australian government to approve a $900m low-cost loan through its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to help to fund a railway that Adani would own and operate for itself and other potential Galilee basin miners.

Adani’s biggest champion has been the recently resigned resources minister Matt Canavan, who argued the mine should go ahead on economic, humanitarian and, most audaciously, environmental grounds. Specifically: bring jobs and growth to struggling north Queensland; help improve the lives of the 240 million Indians living without electricity; and be better for the planet given that India is building coal plants anyway, and Australian coal is a cleaner product than what is dug up in other parts of the world.

All three points have been contested. There has been significant pushback against the idea that, in a world where the demand for coal is flat at best, existing Australian mines would not lose out if the Galilee basin were developed. The coal consultancy Wood Mackenzie was commissioned to look at the issue by the $2bn Infrastructure Fund, which owns a stake in the coal-reliant Port of Newcastle, and found existing mines in southern Queensland and NSW would be hit. “Put simply, either the $1bn loan to Adani will have a significant impact on coal production and jobs in the Hunter Valley, Bowen basin and Surat basin, or the business case for the Adani rail line is deeply flawed and the promised jobs for north Queensland unlikely to materialise,” it reported.

Testing the humanitarian and environment arguments requires a closer look at the changes under way in the Indian electricity market. India is the world’s second largest importer of thermal coal. It doesn’t want to be. Its coal minister, Piyush Goyal, has repeatedly said he wants to cut imports completely. It won’t happen in the short term – some of the country’s plants were built to run using higher-quality coal, which is not available domestically – but a shift is under way. Reuters reported that demand for imported thermal coal in India fell 13% in the first seven months of this year.

Galilee Blockade protesters gather outside Bill Shorten’s office in Moonee Ponds, Melbourne
Galilee Blockade protesters gather outside Bill Shorten’s office in Moonee Ponds, Melbourne. Photograph: James Ross/AAP

Meanwhile, the country is seeing extraordinary reductions in the cost of large-scale solar power – 40% in a year – to the point where it is cheaper than domestic coal for the first time. There are questions over whether this is sustainable, but India has set an ambitious solar target of 100 gigawatts within five years. A draft national electricity plan released in December found no new coal-fired plants would be needed for a decade, and proposed coal plants with a capacity of 13.7GW – more than half Australia’s total coal fleet – were cancelled in May alone.

What does this mean for the Carmichael mine? Goyal says India does not need it, but will use the coal. Tim Buckley, of the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, says a two-week trip he took to India to meet energy executives and government officials suggested a different story. “There was almost zero discussion on Carmichael,” he says. “The project is not on the radar, not expected to happen, immaterial for India’s energy plans given the progressive move away from imported thermal coal and just unbankable for Indian banks given excessive Adani group debt.”

India is not the only country rethinking the scale of its coal commitment. China has not cut imports – it is more focused on closing inefficient domestic mines – but its coal consumption peaked three years ago. It has an incredibly large fleet of generators likely to operate for decades to come, but they are running at less than 50% capacity. It cancelled 103GW of proposed coal-fired plants (more than twice the capacity of Australia’s east coast grid) this year.

Government officials note what is happening – the chief scientist Alan Finkel’s independent review of Australia’s electricity security noted that China is diversifying its energy mix, India limiting imports and South Korea cutting coal power to reduce pollution – but this shift receives little clean air in the Australian political debate, where the Minerals Council is an influential player and the major parties are supportive of a long-term source of jobs and revenue.

Misinformation is rife. Peter Freyberg, the head of coal at the mining giant Glencore, claimed that the IEA had projected that fossil fuels would provide almost 70% of energy in 2030, even if the world got its act together to limit global warming to an increase of less than 2C. He was making a point about coal’s longevity but, in reality, the IEA paints a different picture.

Yes, it estimates 64% of energy would come from fossil fuels in 2030 under this scenario – if you count electricity generation, industrial processes, transport, heating and cooking, and if you assume carbon capture and storage suddenly becomes viable. Even then, the biggest chunk would be expected to come from natural gas, which is considered a cleaner transitional fuel. The IEA found burning coal to generate electricity would decline sharply, with wind and solar providing more than half the world’s needs within 13 years. Traditional coal-fired power would be gone by mid-century.

Metallurgical coal is not expected to decline as quickly – in simple terms, there is not the readymade alternative to coal in steel manufacturing that there is in electricity generation. The IEA has forecast only a 15% drop in global trade of metallurgical coal by 2040 should the world deliver on the headline Paris agreement goals. Australia has about a fifth of the global market, and higher quality coal than many competitors, suggesting its market share should more or less hold up.

As the government points out, Australia also offers higher quality thermal coal than its competitors. But Tony Wood, energy program director at the Grattan Institute, says the numbers are compelling even once this is factored in.

“Malcolm Turnbull says coal will be part of the energy mix for the next several decades, and this is true, but it is a declining part of that mix,” Wood says.

“We may have a bigger share, but it is still a bigger share of a declining market. Unless someone does something with carbon capture and storage – or the world turns away from acting on climate change, which doesn’t seem likely – this is not an industry with a long-term future.”

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Vietnam vows to revive biofuel plan

Last update 08:09 | 14/06/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – The government’s decision to stop the use of RON 92 petrol is expected to revive a series of ethanol plants which have been bogged down in problems.

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Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has stated at a meeting discussing the implementation of the biofuel development plan that RON 92 petrol will only be available in the market until December 31, 2017.

After that, only E5 RON 92 (biofuel) and RON 95 will be allowed to be produced in Vietnam. Continue reading “Vietnam vows to revive biofuel plan”

“Ngôi nhà mặt trời”

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TTCT- Mái nhà và cửa sổ có thể biến ánh nắng thành điện năng lưu trữ vào chính tường nhà, đủ để dùng cho tất cả thiết bị điện trong nhà. Bạn có muốn sở hữu một ngôi nhà như vậy?

“Ngôi nhà mặt trời”
Ngôi nhà mặt trời của Công ty Tesla-Tesla

Đây không phải là viễn tưởng, mà là tương lai rất gần và thiên tài công nghệ Elon Musk, một trong những người đeo đuổi cuộc chơi này, dường như đã có trong tay đủ mảnh ghép của bức tranh đó với việc ra mắt “tấm ngói mặt trời” Solar Roof hôm 28-10.

Công ty Tesla Motor, nơi Musk đang là CEO, đã có xe hơi chạy điện và Powerwall – một loại “pin dự phòng” treo tường, tự sạc bằng năng lượng mặt trời – có thể cung cấp điện năng cho cả ngôi nhà và giờ là những viên ngói trên mái nhà kiêm tấm pin mặt trời. Continue reading ““Ngôi nhà mặt trời””

Những tranh cãi về nhiên liệu sinh học

Minh Đức – Chủ Nhật,  23/7/2017, 16:47 (GMT+7)

(TBKTSG) – Việc sử dụng nhiên liệu sinh học không những không mang lại những thành công như mong đợi mà còn gây ra những rủi ro tiềm ẩn.

Lợi hay hại?

“Chuyển đổi các nguyên liệu sinh khối sang nhiên liệu sinh học là một quá trình thân thiện với môi trường. Vì vậy, khi sử dụng xăng ethanol, chúng ta sẽ giúp làm giảm CO2 trong khí quyển”.

Continue reading “Những tranh cãi về nhiên liệu sinh học”

Điện mặt trời vẫn chờ… giá

06:33 AM – 24/03/2017 Thanh Niên

Các nhà đầu tư, người dân vẫn phải chờ chính sách giá điện sau nhiều năm /// Ảnh: C.T.V Các nhà đầu tư, người dân vẫn phải chờ chính sách giá điện sau nhiều nămẢNH: C.T.V

Các mô hình, dự án điện mặt trời đã phát triển ở miền Nam trong gần chục năm qua nhưng chưa thể phát triển mạnh vì chưa có cơ chế mua bán linh hoạt và giá bán điện cho công ty điện lực.VN được xác định có tiềm năng lớn về năng lượng mặt trời. Theo Viện Năng lượng (Bộ Công thương), tổng số giờ nắng cao lên đến trên 2.500 giờ/năm, tổng lượng bức xạ trung bình hằng năm vào khoảng 230 – 250 kcal/cm2 theo hướng tăng dần về phía nam là cơ sở tốt cho phát triển các công nghệ năng lượng mặt trời. Còn theo Cục Thông tin khoa học công nghệ quốc gia (Bộ KH-CN), cứ mỗi một ngày trôi qua, mặt trời “gửi xuống” cho VN từ 3 – 4,5 kWh/m2 (vào mùa đông) và từ 4,5 – 6,5 kWh/m2 (mùa hè). Continue reading “Điện mặt trời vẫn chờ… giá”

Miễn giảm tiền sử dụng đất cho các dự án điện mặt trời

Duy Khánh – (NDH) Theo Quyết định số 11/2017/QĐ-TTg do Thủ tướng Chính phủ Nguyễn Xuân Phúc ký ban hành ngày 11/4, các tổ chức, cá nhân tham gia phát triển các dự án điện mặt trời được ưu đãi về vốn đầu tư, thuế và đất đai.

Cụ thể, tổ chức, cá nhân tham gia phát triển các dự án điện mặt trời được huy động vốn hợp pháp từ các tổ chức, cá nhân trong và ngoài nước để đầu tư thực hiện các dự án điện mặt trời theo quy định của pháp luật hiện hành.


Ảnh minh họa (Internet) Continue reading “Miễn giảm tiền sử dụng đất cho các dự án điện mặt trời”

First Solar không bán nhà xưởng, tiếp tục dự án ở Việt Nam

Quốc HùngThứ Hai,  17/7/2017, 15:08 (GMT+7)

(TBKTSG Online) – Nhà xưởng của Tập đoàn First Solar (Mỹ) thuộc dự án sản xuất pin năng lượng mặt trời ở Khu công nghiệp Đông Nam, huyện Củ Chi, TPHCM, không còn được rao bán nữa vì chủ đầu tư đã chính thức quay trở lại thực hiện dự án này.

First Solar sẽ sản xuất tấm pin ở TPHCM. Trong ảnh là một doanh nghiệp sử dụng tấm pin năng lượng mặt trời -Ảnh minh họa: Quốc Hùng

Thông tin này được một nguồn tin đáng tin cậy của Ban Quản lý các khu chế xuất và khu công nghiệp TPHCM (HEPZA) cung cấp cho TBKTSG Online.

Theo nguồn tin này, do nhu cầu thị trường tấm pin năng lượng mặt trời trên thế giới tăng trưởng trở lại nên nhà đầu tư đã không còn rao bán nhà xưởng như những năm qua mà đang trong quá trình lắp đặt thiết bị, máy móc để sản xuất. Không chỉ vậy, nhà đầu tư còn có kế hoạch gia tăng sản xuất tại dự án ở Việt Nam so với kế hoạch ban đầu. Continue reading “First Solar không bán nhà xưởng, tiếp tục dự án ở Việt Nam”

TPHCM: Lần đầu tiên thử nghiệm thành công nhà máy xử lý rác thành… điện

LĐO CAO HÙNG 8:3 PM, 19/07/2017

Bí thư Thành uỷ TPHCM Nguyễn Thiện Nhân đã thăm nhà máy điện rác đầu tiên tại TPHCM.

Ngày 19.7.2017, đồng chí Nguyễn Thiện Nhân – Ủy viên Bộ Chính trị, Bí thư Thành ủy TPHCM – đã đến thăm và làm việc tại Nhà máy điện rác Gò Cát. Đây là đề án thực nghiệm xử lý rác thải thành điện năng do Công ty TNHH Thủy Lực – Máy (HMC) và Công ty TNHH MTV Môi trường đô thị (MTĐT) TP.HCM phối hợp đầu tư xây dựng.

Tại buổi làm việc, ông Huỳnh Minh Nhựt – Giám đốc Công ty MTĐT cho biết, bãi rác Gò Cát đã đóng cửa từ năm 2007. Tổng lượng rác đang chôn lấp 5,3 triệu tấn. Nhà máy điện rác Gò Cát được Chính phủ Hà Lan hỗ trợ xây dựng từ năm 2001, đến năm 2005 thì hòa lưới điện Quốc gia. Continue reading “TPHCM: Lần đầu tiên thử nghiệm thành công nhà máy xử lý rác thành… điện”