Coal Consumption and Its Waste Product in Malaysia
Nowadays Malaysia promotes coal as an option for fuel in electric power generation. Coal is a secondary important energy after gas in Malaysia. In year 2010, about 40% of electric power in Malaysia will generated by coal-fired power plant compared to year 1999 and 2003 with about 8% and 25% respectively (Energy Commission Malaysia, 2006). Increasing of electricity demand has led to increase the coal consumption and thus significantly produced more coal waste products.