NATIONAL ENERGY AWARDS (NEA) 2019 RECEIVED OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY PLAYERS

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NATIONAL ENERGY AWARDS (NEA) 2019 RECEIVED OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY PLAYERS

145 industry players participated in National Energy Awards 2019

KUALA LUMPUR. 1 August 2019 – National Energy Awards (NEA) encourages industry players in the energy efficiency & renewable energy sectors to play an important role in transforming the country’s sustainable energy landscape. It is conceptualised to recognise the growing commitment and confidence of businesses and institutions in Malaysia in adopting sustainable practices in their operations.  NEA 2019 had received an overwhelming response of 145 applications with 77 organizations qualified to participate in the 2 categories namely energy efficiency and renewable energy. This year’s Category 1 received 17 submissions for the Energy Efficient Buildings and 27 submissions for the Energy Management. As for Category 2, the Renewable Energy category, 33 companies and organisations submitted their entries. 

The winners in the energy efficiency category were chosen for implementing energy efficiency measures in buildings and operations through innovative designs. For the renewable energy category, the winners were selected for applying renewable energy technologies, such as thermal, solar or biofuels, into their operations.  

Winners of the NEA will represent Malaysia in the ASEAN Energy Awards (AEA) 2019 set to be held in Thailand this September. Malaysia has been one of the main and strong contenders at AEA and is expected to continue to excel this year. 19 NEA winners competed at ASEAN Energy Awards in Singapore last year and 10 finally won.

YB Yeo Bee Yin, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change said, “It is my aspiration to see the NEA evolve to be the leading platform for sustainable energy industry players to convene, network and share best practises. It is on this note that I would like to see more industry associations and chambers to be part of NEA. I would also like to express my sincere gratitude to Malaysia Green Building Council (MGBC) and Malaysia Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (MASHRAE), for agreeing to be our partners.” 

The National Energy Awards is an annual recognition by the government of Malaysia to acknowledge outstanding achievements and best practices in driving the country’s sustainable energy sector. Organised by the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), it was inaugurated in 2018 as part of the Ministry’s initiatives to drive and promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in Malaysia. 

MESTECC remains committed to honouring Malaysia’s pledge to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and reckons that having a concerted plan for the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency is pivotal to achieve the country’s commitment. [/vc_column_text][rd_line][vc_column_text]For more information please log on to the official NEA website (www.nationalenergyaward.com.my)

About Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia)

Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) is a government agency under the purview of Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Innovation, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC) charged in spearheading green technology for green growth & sustainability in Malaysia.

About NEA

The National Energy Awards is an initiative by the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) to acknowledge the adopters of energy efficiency technology and renewable energy in driving towards Malaysia’s sustainable development aspirations, while simultaneously inspiring others to follow suit. The participants of NEA comprised organisations that have transformed their operations or buildings to become more energy efficient and/or those that have successfully implemented renewable energy systems to reduce their carbon footprint.

About Expo2020 Dubai

The World Expo is one of the most prestigious expositions under the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). It is a platform for countries to showcase their progress and achievement in various sectors in line with the theme of the expo. Expo 2020 Dubai will commence for 6 months from October 2020 till April 2021.

The expo will be held in Dubai City at the Dubai Exhibition Center’s exhibition grounds comprising a total area of 4.4 KM² (438 Hectares).  Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC) is the Lead Ministry and Malaysia Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) is appointed as the Implementation Agency.

IGEM 2019

Organised by the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) and through Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia), IGEM is the region’s largest green technology business and innovation platform set to attract key industry players from around the globe to showcase the latest breakthroughs in green technology. The 10th series of IGEM will be held between 9-11th October 2019 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Media contact: 

Aneita Pandian Abdullah l Mobile: 0192294732 l Email: aneita@greentechmalaysia.my  

NEA 2019 Secretariat

Zaid Karim Shaari | Mobile: 012-2977625 | Email: zaid@greentechmalaysia.my [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

CATEGORY 1: ENERGY EFFICIENCY CATEGORY 2: RENEWABLE ENERGY
ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING (SMALL)

  • Menara TM, MITC, Melaka (Winner)
  • Wisma TNB Jalan Anson, Pulau Pinang (Runner-Up)

ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN BUILDING (LARGE)

  • Menara Komtar Pulau Pinang (Winner) 
  • Hospital Slim River, Perak (Runner-Up)

GREEN BUILDING

  • Environmental Preservation and Innovation Centre (EPIC), Negeri Sembilan (Winner)
  • IKEA Cheras, Kuala Lumpur (Runner Up)

RETROFITTED BUILDING

  • Subang Parade Mall, Selangor (Runner Up)

ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN INDUSTRY (LARGE)

  • CSC Steel Sdn Bhd, Melaka (Winner)
  • TG Medical Sdn Bhd (Factory 14), Selangor (Runner Up)

ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN

  • KLIA 2, Sepang (Winner)
  • Paramit Factory in the Forest, Pulau Pinang (Runner Up)
NATIONAL GRID

  • Cypark Resource Sdn Bhd (Winner)
  • Mattan Engineering Sdn Bhd (Runner-Up)

LOCAL-GRID

  • FGV Palm Industries Sdn Bhd

OFF-GRID (POWER)

  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Runner-Up)
SPECIAL SUBMISSION TO ASEAN ENERGY AWARDS
    • Gerbang Alaf Sdn Bhd
    • ZOG Engineering Technology
    • Malaysian Green Technology Corporation
  • SIRIM Berhad 
MERIT AWARDS
  • Menara KEN
  • KUB Berjaya Energy Sdn Bhd
  • Gan Teng Siew Realty Sdn Bhd
  • Mattan Engineering Sdn Bhd
  • Amcorp Perting Hydro Sdn Bhd
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