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A Shariah guide for sustainable energy production: Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) in focus

Zainan Nazri, Nurul Jannah and Nik Mohd Kamal, Nik Nur Madihah and Jani, Mohd. Shah and Fatah Yasin, Raudlotul Firdaus (2018) A Shariah guide for sustainable energy production: Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) in focus. In: International Conference on Halal Innovation in Products and Services 2018 (i-CHIPS 2018), 13th-14th July 2018, Haat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand.

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Abstract

In pursuit of developing a sustainable green energy, the questions of Shari'ah's roles arises. The study applies analytical and inductive method to examine the two sources of Shari'ah; Qur'anic verse, and Prophetic hadith, in order to emphasize on the importance of Shari'ah in the green energy development. Therefore, Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) is selected as a model to investigate the theory of Maqasid Shari'ah as to arrive to a comprehensive ethical approach to science. With regards to scientific procedures, Islam emphasizes the preservation of balance in an ecosystem as highly as providing solution. Most importantly, Shari'ah is not only confined to physical and empirical data as it also incorporates spirituality into the equation of a well-designed technology, particularly green energy. Hence, the finding of this study will bring about a set of guidelines to prove that Shari'ah is an essential feature to generate a type of halal energy that shall not only spur economic growth and sustainable development of the nation, but also one that is in harmony with the local environment as well as the global welfare at large.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 6983/68371
Uncontrolled Keywords: MFCs, Green energy, Maqasid al-Shari'ah
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.5 Technology and Islam
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA170 Environmental engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Qur’an and Sunnah
Depositing User: Dr Raudlotul Firdaus Fatah Yasin
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2018 16:13
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2018 16:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68371

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