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Misconception on coal-fired plant is dirty energy

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There are environmental NGOs in the country and international may lack the technical knowhow on electricity generation from various energy sources involved in Sabah energy planning. Too many cooks may spoil the broth.

Green tech power like solar, wind turbine, geothermal, etc. is not the viable option for urgent needs of extra electricity in Sabah due to high cost and inconsistency in supply.

A knee jerk reaction is not unusual when so-called dirty energy from coal-fired plant is proposed nowadays in a more green conscious world.

Misconception on coal-fired plant is dirty energy, comparatively with diesel and natural gas is too prevalent among our peoples. But new development in the coal-fired technology has reduced particles and CO2 emission levels to as low as natural gas powered plant.

The project engineer has just to source for a state of the art coal-fired plant by paying a premium to enjoy cleaner air and meeting the immediate needs of electricity in Sabah. A stone kills two birds, and it makes all stakeholders happier.

Govt will seek public’s views on proposed coal-fired plant in Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: The Government will take into account the views and concerns […]