Friday, December 10, 2010

Renewable energy legislation up for 1st reading in Parliament next week

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Written by Aishah Mustapha

Thursday, 09 December 2010 20:15

KUALA LUMPUR: The legislation on renewable energy has been prepared and it could be up for first reading in Parliament next week.

Minister of Energy, Green TECHNOLOGY [] and Water Datuk Seri Peter Chin said on Thursday, Dec 9 the legislation included the feed-in tariff scheme that enables consumers to sell renewable energy to utility companies.

He was speaking at the launch of a joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Bhd and Camco International to set up Camco South East Asia, which will be involved in carbon emission reduction projects

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  1. A review of the Renewable Energy Bill 2010 tabled at Parliament to provide incentive for promotion of the various forms of renewable energy is available at:

  2. “Renewable Energy Act 2010: A move towards the right direction”
    Jeong Chun phuoc

    The Renewable Energy Act 2010 will pave a new direction towards the enhancement of RE energy in Malaysia.

    However, one main barrier is the financing of RE project. Private financing is severely lacking due to the uncharted nature of such RE investment.

    Jeong Chun phuoc
    An advocate in Strategic Environment and Taxation Intelligence(SETI),
    and a Reader in Competitive Syariah Intelligence(CSI).
    He can be reached at