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Top Glove partners Shizen Malaysia to expand solar system implementation

KUALA LUMPUR: Top Glove Corp Bhd has entered into a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Shizen Malaysia Sdn Bhd to expand its solar energy usage. The glove maker said under the partnership, Shizen Malaysia will install, own, and operate a 10 megawatt (MW) peaking grid, and Top Glove will purchase the electricity generated by Shizen Malaysia […]

YTL Green Data Center Park launches in Johor, the First Integrated Data Center Park Powered by Solar Energy in Malaysia

SINGAPORE, April 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — YTL Power International Berhad (“YTL Power”), through its subsidiary YTL Data Center Holdings Pte. Ltd. (“YTL DC”) today announced the development of a 500MW data center campus in Johor, the first data center park in Malaysia to be powered by solar energy.

Shizen Energy to study 150-MW floating solar project in Malaysia

April 22 (Renewables Now) – Japanese renewables developer Shizen Energy Inc and the Nusa Baiduri Consortium will sign on April 25 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study for a 150-MW floating solar project in Malaysia.

Cross-border EV charging network launched to enhance connectivity for drivers in Singapore and Malaysia

Local gas provider City Energy has teamed up with a Malaysian company to launch a cross-border electric vehicle (EV) charging network, enhancing connectivity for such drivers in Singapore and Malaysia. Called Go, the EV charging service can be accessed through a mobile app, allowing users to locate and operate charging points that fall under this […]

Use oil price windfall to support local firms, Petronas urged

An economist has called on Petronas to provide support to Malaysian oil and gas companies, saying global oil prices allow the company to be more liberal with its spending. Two trade groups are reported to have recently complained that the national oil company is raking in billions at the expense of oil and gas companies’ […]

Rising interest in electric vehicles in Malaysia

Electric vehicles (EVs) are trending, with many on social media posting photos and talking about their happiness and pride at owning one. According to Malaysian Electric Vehicle Owners Club (MyEVOC) president, Datuk Shahrol Halmi, there are an estimated 500 EVs on the road today, with more people intending to buy one for several reasons.

Call for joint effort to prioritise water, energy, environmental preservation

The government is looking to provide safe access to clean water and adequate sanitation systems to 98 per cent of Malaysians living in rural areas with the help of other stakeholders and the establishment of an Integrated Centre for Water Data, Research and Development.

Malaysia’s Hibiscus Explores Singapore SPAC Listing

Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd. is considering listing a special purpose acquisition company in Singapore that could raise as much as S$200 million ($147 million), according to people familiar with the matter.

Singapore delegation discusses future direction of renewable energy-sharing

A discussion has been held between Sarawak and Singapore on the future direction of renewable energy-sharing in the region. The discussion took place during a courtesy call by Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) on Premier of Sarawak Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg at his office […]

Accelerating progress on SDGs in Malaysia

Six big transformations are needed to accelerate the progress of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malaysia. Professor Jeffrey Sachs, who is an SDG advocate for the United Nations (UN), suggested governments have 25 to 30-year plans as a pathway to get an idea of where society should be and how to get there in that […]