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Paddy residue for electricity generation in Malaysia: Emissions and cost saving


Mohd Shafie, Shafini and Othman, Zakirah and Hami, Norsiah (2018) Paddy residue for electricity generation in Malaysia: Emissions and cost saving. In: 2nd Conference on Technology & Operations Management (2ndCTOM), February 26-27, 2018, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Kedah, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Paddy residue creates the huge potential in the power generation sector.In Malaysia, consumption of paddy residue for electricity generation can help to mitigate the GHG emission and the best solution for waste management activities.The forecast data on electricity generation is used to calculate the GHG emission and its saving when paddy residue is used for electricity generation.The government cost saving also identified when paddy residue substituted the coal fuel in electricity generation.Hopefully, the data obtained can motivate the stakeholder bodies in implementation paddy residue as electricity generation since their positive impact toward cost and emission saving.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: School of Technology Management and Logistics (STML), Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Paddy residue; Electricity generation; Malaysia; Emission saving; Cost saving
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2018 01:20
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2018 01:20
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/24244

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