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3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia

27 Feb-01 Mar, 2017 - Jakarta

Le Meridien Jakarta

About Event

Schedule at a Glance

27 Feb 2017 28 Feb 2017 1 March 2017

Pre-conference workshop

Optimal Thermochemical
of your Agricultural Residues: Present & Future

Keynote Plenary Session 3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia Indonesia Renewables Power
3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia Indonesia Renewables Power

"Realizing New Energy from Biomass & Biogas"

Asia’s biomass market sets to grow in supply and utilization (demand). While Japan, is ramping up their imports for wood pellets for co-firing or dedicated biomass power plants, a significant scale-up in rest of Asia using domestic biomass resources are set to grow too. 


Investment Realization in New Energy Expected to Exceed Target – 9 August 2016


Asia Pulp & Paper backs community-led Indonesian biofuels project – 5 July 2016


Asia Agri to optimize excess supply from biogas power plants
– 16 November 2016


In Q4 2016, the Government of Indonesia issued a new regulation on the purchase of electricity by PLN from biomass and biogas power projects.  This new regime affirms the country’s commitment to boost the development of electricity generation (e.g. 35 GW power program) and increase the share of renewables in the energy mix.  


A country well-endowed with extensive agricultural resources, from palm oil, sugar crops to woody biomass (rubber wood and etc), these biomass residues and wastes is ready thermal assets for energy generation.  Including appropriate Feed-in tariffs (FiTs), a comprehensive and structured framework is essential to accelerate investment and development of biomass power, biogas and waste to energy (WtE) projects in Indonesia.


On the other hands, the tougher biofuels mandates across Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, China, India, Thailand and the Philippines) is driving a new wave of growth in biodiesel and ethanol production and trade.  


Pre-Conference Workshop
Optimal Thermochemical Utilization of your Agricultural Residues: Present & Future 
27 February 2017 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) 

(Separately Bookable)


Optimization of Dedicated Existing Thermal Assets Dealing with Agriculture Residues  (palm oil or sugar based, rice, etc)

  • Current routes: improved dedicated combustion of biomass
  • Future routes: pyrolysis and biochar, gasification 

Optimization Through Biomass Upgrading: Upgrading Agri-Residues to Solid Bio-fuels

  • Torrefaction, pyrolysis  and other ways to thermochemically valorize your residue streams

Against a background of competitive fossil oil price, how is Asia’s biomass and biofuels market going to shape up to stay competitive?


For the biomass abundantly endowed countries in South East Asia, what are the key considerations when deciding between local utilization or export? Direct combustion, carbonization or biogas?


Held in conjunction with Indonesia Renewable Power, key players and stakeholders in Asia biomass, bioenergy and waste-to-energy (WtE) will join us at CMT’s 3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia, in Jakarta to evaluate on the opportunities in biomass power, biogas and waste-to –energy, and provide much needed insight and analysis into FiT and financing for your projects. 


Key highlights include the pre-conference workshop on Optimal Thermochemical Utilization of Your Agricultural Residues: Present & Future, and up to 10 hours for networking and discussion with your prospective partners.


Sign up today with your team and enjoy attractive early bird and group discounts!  Contact hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg to register and for more details.



Confirmed Speakers from:

  • PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) Persero
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance
  • Societe Generale Asia Limited
  • Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
  • ReEx Capital Asia
  • Ata Marie Group
  • SOLCOFIN Pte Ltd
  • General Electric
  • Felda Palm Industries
  • Asia Biogas
  • OWL Energy Group
  • Kasetsart University
  • Clean Power Indonesia
  • Malaysian Biodiesel Association
  • China National Renewable Energy Center


Attendee Profile

Comments from Biomass & BioEnergy Asia,

Jan 2016 in Bangkok



"Very good end to end" – Lux Research


"Good opportunity for biomass marketing and networking with other companies in the world"

– 9 Energy Conservation Company


"Very useful with professional organizer and friendly service" – Vinomig Green Energy


"Basic event to share knowledge and to meet companies that are dealing in the same sector"

– PT Trenergy Biomasse Indonesia


"I have learned and informed of the various approach to achieve a proper designed biomass power plant"

– Renergy Industries


"Got a good picture of global overall economy on bio-energy" – Tokyo Cement


Activity Before/on 
31 Jan 2017
(per person)
1 Feb 2017
(per person)
1 - 2 Delegates 3 or more Delegates 1 - 2 Delegates 3 or more Delegates


28 February – 1 March

USD1495 USD1195 USD1795 USD1495


27 February

USD895 USD995

USD200 discount (per person) for payments made by MasterCard/Visa
Promo ends 31 January 2017

Workshop is open to conference participants only

News Feed

Philippines to get 3 Biomass power plants

Posted on : 03 Jan, 2017


Bronzeoak, a renewable energy developer, is planning to build 3 biomass plants in Philippines. The company is already building its first biomass plant and expects it to be completed by the second quarter of 2017.


The company has secured $141-million funding from IFC for the three plants. The three plants will be located in San Carlos, South Negros and North Negros.


The company plans to concentrate on completing the San Carlos plant first and the construction at the other plants will be begin thereafter.


The San Carlos plant is undergoing reconfiguration of its boilers from the original capacity of 18 MW to 19.99 MW – which has delayed the project slightly.


The redesigning of the boiler will help to fuel the plant with not just pure sugar cane waste (which is expected to be the main feedstock) but also wood chips, coconut husks or even rice husks and napier grass.


Bronzeoak has signed an agreement with Wuxi Huaguang Electric Power Engineering to supply the boiler of the biomass projects.


Bronzeoak has also completed five solar power projects with a total capacity of 143 MW located in La Carlota City, the municipality of Manapla and San Carlos City.


More about biomass power projects in Asia at CMT’s 3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia on 27 February- 1 March, 2017 in Jakarta.


For more information about the event, contact Ms. Hafizah at hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg or call 65 6346 9218. 



Indonesia achieved 93.2% of the yearly bioenergy investment target

Posted on : 21 Nov, 2016


Indonesia’s annual new and renewable energy target is set at US$1.37 billion – which is expected to be exceed, according to its Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Ministry.


The country’s new and renewable energy sector has already received US$867 million at the end of July 2016 – which is 63.5% of the targeted investment amount.


Investment realization in bioenergy has already reached 93.2% of US$31 million target.


The other new and renewable energy sectors are also performing well with geothermal reaching US$56 million or 58.3% of US$96 million target whereas new renewable energy has seen investments of US$180,000 or 18% of US$1 million target.


ESDM is expected to announce revised electricity rate for new renewable energy this year. The revised electricity rate for biomass and biogas was already announced in Ministerial Regulation 21/2016 – with biomass electricity rate increases to Rp1,150 per kWh to US$13.5 cents per kWh or a 60% increase. Moreover, biogas electricity rate from Rp1,050 per kWh to US$10.64 cents per kWh or up by 30%.


More about Indonesia’s bioenergy and biogas market developments will be discussed at CMT’s 3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia on 27 February- 1 March, 2017 in Jakarta.


For more information about the event, contact Ms. Hafizah at hafizah@cmtsp.com.sg or call 65 6346 9218. 



Companies related to Wood Pellets, Wood Chips, Agricultural Biomass (covering PKS, EFB, sugar bagasse, straw, and others), Forestry, Plantations, Commodity Brokers/Traders, Shipping & Logistics, Government Agencies, Regulators, Pulp & Paper, Power Plants, Equipment Manufacturers, Technology Providers, Project Financiers, CDM, and other groups involving in biomass power generation.
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