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Rakyat empowered to be more energy efficient
Putrajaya, July 7 2011 - Malaysians are now eligible for different rebate quantum on a first come first serve basis with the newly launched Sustainability Achieved Via Energy Efficiency (SAVE) Rebate Program in Putrajaya today.
Launched by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Dato’ Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, the SAVE Rebate Program is part of the SAVE Program, one of the Entry Point Project (EPP) 9 under the Economic Transformation Plan (ETP) by the Government to improve energy efficiency in the country.
“Malaysians is on average 34% more energy intensive than its Asian peers. The launch of the SAVE Rebate Program is the first step taken to educate and inculcate the saving of energy among Malaysians.
With the SAVE Rebate Program, we are investing RM50 million to generate a GNI (Gross National Income) of RM5.1 billion by 2020 and we will save 127.3GWj of energy in the same period of time. This amount will generate enough electricity supply to 425,000 homes yearly, ” said Dato’ Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui.
He also added that by improving energy efficiency within the country, Malaysians will in return enjoy lower electricity bills and it will make businesses more competitive.
The SAVE Rebate Program allows Malaysians to enjoy lower entry point of purchase and subsequently drive demand for energy efficient appliances. Currently program is only applicable to two home appliances which is the refrigerator and air-conditioner and one commercial equipment;the chiller for commercial buildings.
The initiative is also supported by three electricity providers – Tenaga Nasional Bhd, Syarikat SESCO Bhd(SESCO) and Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) as well as the regulator, Energy Commission.
Under the SAVE Rebate Program, Malaysians will be able to enjoy a rebate of RM200 per unit for refrigerators, RM100 per unit for air-conditioners and RM200 per RT (Refrigeration Ton) for chillers on a first come first serve basis until end of 2011. The eligibility criteria for the appliances are as follow
Quantity: 100,000 units
Only Malaysian households that consume an average of 200-400kWh of electricity per month in Peninsular Malaysia
All Malaysian domestic users registered with SESB or SESCO in Sabah, Labuan and Sarawak
Models with capacity up to 400 litres only
Quantity: 65,000 units
Models capacity up to 2.5 horsepower only
All Malaysian households in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak
Quantity: 72,000 RT
Registered private entities in Malaysia
Chiller for air conditioning systems in commercial buildings for comfort cooling only
12 well-known brands will be participating in the SAVE programme (refrigerators and air conditioning)
Seven brands for chiller
To check eligibility and to print the rebate vouchers, Malaysians can visit a special website designed for SAVE Program at www.saveenergy.gov.my. Qualified Malaysians will need to print the rebate vouchers and claim it at the participating retailers. A list of the participating retailers as well as energy efficient models is also available on the website and Kedai Tenaga for Peninsula Malaysia, SESCO and SESB customer service centres in Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan.
For those without Internet access, they can visit the nearest Kedai Tenaga, SESCO and SESB outlets in Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak, Sabah and Labuan respectively. The launch of the SAVE campaign saw the first initiative by the Government to focus on stimulating sales of energy efficient appliances by increasing the demand through the rebates for consumers and aggressive campaigns and promotional activities throughout the next six months.
There will be roadshows to six major areas throughout the nation including Sabah and Sarawak to spread the word and empower the rakyat to make this change.
“We are empowering the rakyat to make a change in the energy consumption of the country. This in future will protect the environment for the future generation of Malaysia. In the near future, we will be working closely with the Government to make government buildings to be more energy efficient. We will provide the mechanism and plans such as introducing national energy efficiency and conservation master plan with strategic actions and initiatives to achieve national saving targets within these buildings”
“The SAVE Program is a long-term program and the rebate program is just one of the five pillars that will serve as a foundation for the nation’s plan to be more energy efficient,” concluded the Minister.
For more information on the SAVE Program and to find out if you are eligible for the rebate, visit http://www.saveenergy.gov.my
KETTHA Website about SAVE ACT
Source: KETTHA website & news release...