Waste power

Published: Monday 28 February 1994

RECENT research in Indonesia has revealed that urban waste and bagasse from sugar cane can be used to generate electricity, reports Dewi Sartika for Panos Features. This would also help solve the problems of waste disposal and pollution created by sewage leakage.

However, the hunt for partners for the projects is still on because the Indonesian State Electricity Company has responded unenthusiastically to the venture.

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