Malaysian Palm Oil Industry Residues: Availability, Characteristics and as Resource for Malaysian Industries

H. Zulkafli, I. Wan Asma & T. Azmalisa
The world renewable energy has seen its market growing of late due to the higher prices of traditional fossil hydrocarbons. Biomass is seen as one of the potential bioenergy resource. Despite being the main producer of palm oil that could be used for biodiesel production, Malaysia is also gearing towards utilisation of its available biomass as a source of energy. There are about 400 palm oil mills in Malaysia servicing 4.5 million hectares of oil...