Best of our wild blogs: 30 Jan 19

The Turtle and the Parrotfish
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PUB test-project that uses food waste to generate electricity to be expanded

NAVENE ELANGOVAN Today Online 29 Jan 19;

SINGAPORE — National water agency PUB plans to scale up its two-year pilot plan with the aim to eventually use food waste to generate electricity once Tuas Nexus opens in 2025.

Tuas Nexus comprises the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant and Integrated Waste Management Facility, which are located at the western tip of Singapore. They are expected to be able to process up to 400 tonnes of used water sludge and food waste — 10 times more than what is processed at the Ulu Pandan Water Reclamation Plant now.

This process creates biogas, which is rich in methane and can be converted to electricity.

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