Malaysian biomass

Due to the importance of the agricultural industry in Malaysia, the country has great potential for biomass.
Total installed capacity

0.9 GW

Percentage of electricity mix

8.15 %

Long-term sustainability target

Net zero by 2050

Malaysia has tremendous biomass and wood waste resources available for immediate exploitation. The country produces at least 168 million tonnes of biomass, including timber and oil palm waste, rice husks, coconut trunk fibres, municipal waste and sugar cane waste annually.