KeTSA introduces three initiatives to encourage use of solar PV

January 4, 2021

Dateline 2020-12-29, The Edge:

The Energy and Natural Resources Ministry (KeTSA) is introducing the Net Energy Metering (NEM) 3.0 programme to provide an opportunity for more users to install the solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on the roofs of their respective buildings for electricity bill reduction.

Minister Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah said NEM3.0 would offer a quota of 500 megawatts (MW) from 2021 to 2023.

The NEM 3.0 programme involves three initiatives – Program NEM Rakyat, Program NEM GoMEn (Government Ministries and Entities) and Program NOVA programme (Net Offset Virtual Aggregation).


Successful NEM2.0 is a testimony to Malaysia’s renewable energy drive

December 31, 2020

Dateline 2020-12-24, EdgeProp:

The 500MW quota up to year 2020 under the Net Energy Metering 2.0 (NEM2.0) programme has been fully taken up as at end-November, one month before its scheduled end date of Dec 31, 2020.

The programme’s success is a testimony to Malaysia’s efforts in driving renewable energy initiatives under its commitment on environment conservation.

NEM2.0 is the second generation of the NEM programme, a solar PV initiative executed by the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia under the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) with the aim to promote renewable energy.

All registered Tenaga Nasional Bhd customers in Peninsular Malaysia in the residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural sectors can take part in the programme.


KeTSA: National Energy Awards 2020 Winners Announced

December 13, 2020

Dateline 2020-11-19, Acrofan (who?), and I see Top Glove is up there, pre-Cooties scandal:

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) is pleased to announce the winners of the National Energy Awards (NEA) 2020. 30 from the total 110 participants of the NEA were selected as winners of NEA 2020 through a rigorous evaluation process involving a panel of professional and experienced judges which comprises three categories: Category 1 – Energy Efficiency, Category 2 – Renewable Energy and Category 3 – Special Awards.

The participants of NEA 2020 comprised organisations that have transformed their operations or buildings to be more energy efficient and/or those that have successfully implemented renewable energy systems to reduce carbon footprint. KeTSA remains committed in honouring Malaysia’s pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and believes that support from industry players in the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency is pivotal to achieve the country’s commitment.


Ministry to offer 1,000MW solar quota under LSS@MenTARI programme

June 18, 2020

Dateline 2020-05-28, The Edge:

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) via the Energy Commission (EC) will open a competitive bidding process for Large Scale Solar (LSS) programme by Malaysia Electricity Industry to Attract Renewable Energy Investment (LSS@MenTARI) starting on May 31.

Its Minister Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah said under LSS@MenTARI, some 1,000 megawatts (MW) of solar quota will be offered through the bidding process, and is open to fully-owned local companies or with at least 75 percent local shareholding for companies listed on Bursa Malaysia.