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2015/08/21-Suruhanjaya Tenaga-500MW under net metering available from 2016-2020

Malaysia  will be implementing its 500 megawatts (MW) of capacity for net energy metering (NEM) beginning 2016 until 2020, with 100MW capacity limit a year in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah. However, there was a provision where the quota could be reviewed in the medium term if there was an increase of demand from consumers.

Source: Suruhanjaya Tenaga

2015/04/23 - MalaysianDigest - Alumni Funds RM230,000 Solar Panel Car Park at MCKK


According to MalaysianDigest, Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) will be building a car park equipped with solar panels which will generate up to 24kW based on the ideas of former students of the college. Chairman of the project implementation committee, Datuk Ahmad Sharifuddin Abdul Kadir said the project is scheduled to start operations at the end of September 2015, at a cost of RM230,000 which will be fully funded by MCKK Alumni.

Source: MalaysianDigest

2015/04/06 - The Star - Star Publications is now a solar energy poducer


According to theStar, Star Publications had received the approval to generate solar power from the Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia (SEDA)  in April 2013. In 2014, it started to produce green energy  about 500kWp.

Source: TheStar

2015/03/09 - Seda - Seda carried out second balloting process for solar PV applications for non-induviduals(up to 425 kW)

Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) organized the second balloting process for solar photovoltaic (PV) applications for non-individuals for projects achieving commercial operation in 2015. The capacity applied is up to a maximum of 425 kW. SEDA received a total of 548 qualified solar PV applications for non-individuals for the balloting exercisee. Out of the total, 182 applications were for installed capacity up to 72kW, another 136 applicantions for installed capacity up to 180kW and a balance of 230 applicantions were installed up to 425kW.

For more information : SEDA

2015/02/08 - Suruhanjaya Tenaga - Kettha to continue expanding use of renewable energy in Sabah

KeTTHA will continue to take proactive measures to increase the generation of energy from renewable sources of energy in Sabah. Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili said that expansion of the Feed-in Tarif(FiT) mechanism to Sabah in 2014 was taken to attract more investors to renewable energy industry.


2014/03/12 - The Star - Seda revises rates, aims to attract more renewable energy developers

Eco According to CEO Datin Badriyah Abdul Malek, the Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia (Seda) has to adjust the degression rate for all installed capacities for solar PV to reflect the actual market value.

2013/12/04 - Seda - Surcharge on Electricity Bills for Renewable Energy Fund Revised from 1.0% to 1.6%


2013/08/12 - The Star Malaysia - Seda pays out RM38mil to feed-in approval holders
2013/08/06 - Government Seeks More People To Contribute Renewable Energy
2013/06/04 - Metro Harian - Program Bumbung Rumah Solar : Raih Hasil daripada Solar Selama 21 Tahun
2013/06/04 - The Sun - Wealth from Waste
2013/05/02 - Additional 1% For Clean Energy (English Version)
2013/05/02 - Additional 1% For Clean Energy (Malay Version)
2013/04/04 - 20MW Solar PV Quota by Seda Malaysia Taken Up Within An Hour
2012/08/06 - The Star - Businessmen harness the sun & sell power to TNB
Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) is supported by : KeTTHA