Decarbonisation of Malaysia’s power sector cheaper than ‘business as usual’: industry watchers

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Dateline 2022-11-30, Eco-Business:

Malaysia could save as much as US$250 billion on its cumulative energy system if it aligned its decarbonisation efforts with a 1.5 degrees Celsius scenario, making for a “compelling cost argument”, according to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

“[Malaysia’s switch to renewable energy] is actually less costly than business as usual, and that is largely a result of the competitiveness of renewable energy technology,” said IRENA’s programme officer Nicholas Wagner at a panel session at Malaysia’s COP27 pavilion in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt recently.

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