Investigation of Blending Biomass Waste Residue for Electricity Generation in Malaysia: Northern Region
Recently, there have a shifting in energy consumption pattern. Renewable energy consumption were dominant issues in worldwide discussion. Biomass resources become an interesting to explore in all aspect, resources, technical, cost, policy and others. Malaysia is abundant of biomass resources that potentially to explore. This paper, is exploring the potential biomass consumption in electricity generation focusing in Northern region of Malaysia. The statistical data are extensively review in order to determine the highly potential in consumption for electricity generation. The result show that Kedah potentially to generate 13.04 MW. This can support up to 14% of total electricity consumption. This exploratory study, hopefully can encourage all the stakeholders to look at others dimension in electricity generation, and less dependent on fossil fuel in power generation. Policy and guideline specifically focus in local condition can encourage the penetration of biomass resources.