Past Events

Start: 28-Jun-2013
End: 28-Jun-2013

Master Class on Bio Renewable Energy (Singapore)


To keep up with targets on sustainability, different governments in the region have embarked on aggressive policies to develop renewable energy sources, most notably solar and bio renewable energy.

Bio Renewable Energy is an extensive ecosystem, spanning across biomass, waste-to-energy, biogas, biofuels etc. Understanding each technology, its applications, engineering benefits and constraints alongside risks and financial profitability of projects is critical for project developers and investors seeking to venture into this field.

To help demystify the industry, the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) is organizing a 1-day Master Class on Bio Renewable Energy sources.


At the end of the course, the participants will understand:

  • the sources and values of renewable fuels & materials in ASEAN markets
  • how Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and other feedstocks can be used for a variety of products including electricity, fuel pellets, chemicals and cosmetics
  • the commercially available technologies to process the fuels & materials
  • which technologies are most suitable under different regulations and incentives in South East Asia
  • investment success in these markets with some real world examples.

Target Audience

- Operation Managers

- Strategic Planners

- Engineers - Business Analysts
- Technical Staff- Finance Managers
- Project developers - Energy Specialists
- Consultants- Agriculture Professionals

Programme Outline  


  • Demystify bio renewable and how you can participate
  • Why more participation is needed in this emerging market segment  


  • Municipal Solid Waste: waste to wealth
  • Agricultural waste: Palm, Cassava, Coconut
  • Energy Crops:
  • Sweet Sorghum
  • Energy Grasses
  • Cassava
  • Eucalyptus
  • Willow
  • Emerging Feedstocks:
  • CO2 & Algae
  • Jatropha  

Technology Demystified

  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Trans-esterification
  • Gasification and Plasma Arcs
  • Boiler and Incinerators
  • Catalyst based conversion
  • Fermentation
  • Industrial Bio-technology  


  • Electricity
  • Fuels
  • Plastics
  • Chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Heat for Process
  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP)  

Project Development

  • Non-ASEAN regulations (fuel)
  • Corporate mandates and investment hurdles
  • Development framework and global compliance  

Project Drivers, Markets and Regulations

  • Energy Regulation overview
  • Energy Incentives overview
  • Fuel Subsidies
  • National Industry Focuses

Project Development & Case Studies


Steve Peters brings 25 years of engineering and social leadership to the development and delivery in the new energy economy - changing the way we think, build and operate our industries, products and lifestyles. With development experience throughout Asia Pacific varying from the roll-out of new telecom networks, development of rural bio-gas power in Cambodia to the renovation of a Mosque in Singapore, Steve brings extensive cross cultural understanding to development and social development. Steve works in a company that develops and delivers renewable and sustainable projects throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has recently published a book about transitioning to sustainable living without going crazy entitled "Greenotoxosis".

 Early Bird (Registration with payment made on/before 17 June 2013)

Normal Fee (Closing Date: 27 June 2013)

 Group Fee (Closing date: 27 June 2013)

 SEAS Member




Non Member




* Fees are inclusive of GST.

* Fees include refreshments, lunch and programme collateral.

* Enjoy group discount for 4 or more delegates registered at the same time from the same organization and same billing source.

* Only one type of discount scheme is applicable at any one time.

* Please print and complete additional sheets where necessary.

* Important: Walk-in delegates will only be admitted on the basis of space availability and with full payment made on site.


Please submit the duly completed and signed Application Form to SEAS Training Department

Extra Information

Contact Information or 6337 9886

Address Information

SEAS Training Centre @ Park Mall

Module Title Start Date End Date
Master Class on Bio Renewable Energy (Singapore) 28-Jun-2013 09:00:00 28-Jun-2013 05:00:00