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May 17, 2024

Malaysia to introduce CCUS regulatory framework, eyes global leadership

Malaysia's Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli has announced that the government will present a progressive regulatory framework bill for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage. The bill is expected to be submitted to the Cabinet in November.
April 16, 2024

Malaysia establishes Energy Exchange Malaysia for cross-border trading of green power

The Malaysian government has agreed to set up the Energy Exchange Malaysia (Enegem) to facilitate cross-border trading of green electricity to neighboring countries.
April 15, 2024

Malaysia launches new pricing for green electricity with cheaper tariffs

The Ministry of Energy Transition and Water Transformation of Malaysia (PETRA) has launched a new tiered pricing mechanism with lower rates for the Green Electricity Tariff (GET) program set to a quota of 6,600 GWh this year.
April 02, 2024

Malaysia aiming to spur residential solar PV via new incentive scheme

Malaysia’s Ministry of Energy Transition and Water Transformation (PETRA) has launched a solar incentive scheme (Solar for Rakyat incentive scheme or Solaris) to encourage installation of solar PV systems by domestic users.
January 25, 2024

Malaysian government approves 22 renewable energy projects from biogas, biomass

The Ministry of Energy Transition and Public Utilities in Malaysia, through the SEDA, has approved the development for the implementation of 22 renewable energy projects from biogas and biomass, with a total capacity of 36.534 MW.
January 15, 2024

Sarawak Energy’s carbon emissions reduction target granted approval from SBTi

Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) has become the first major corporation in Malaysia to receive international recognition as the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) validates the state-owned energy firm’s near-term carbon emissions reduction target.
January 09, 2024

Malaysia’s new climate policy may increase electricity tariffs

Malaysia’s Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability, Nik Nazmi, is taking measures to tackle climate change by proposing a substantial shift in energy subsidies and promoting sustainable practices.
December 14, 2023

Malaysia’s renewable ambition needs grid improvements

Malaysia is striving for energy transition and underwent a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday. The previous Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change has been split into two departments, seen as an effort to enhance administrative efficiency
December 06, 2023

Malaysia considers REI for coal phase-out, examines Vietnam's JETP deal

Malaysia is actively contemplating about the implementation of request for information (RFI) mechanisms for coal carbon reduction and potential early coal phase-out, said Nik Nazmi at COP28.
November 29, 2023

Sarawak first in Malaysia to enact climate change law

The Sarawak Legislative Assembly has passed the Environment (Reduction of Greenhouse Gases Emission) Bill on November 20, making it the first state to have legislation to address climate change.

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