Renewable energy resources and technology practices in Malaysia

Mekhilef, S. (2010) Renewable energy resources and technology practices in Malaysia. In: 5th International Symposium on Hydrocarbons & Chemistry (ISHC5), Sidi Fredj, Algiers, 23 - 25 May 2010. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Malaysia is endowed with vast renewable energy resources such as biomass and solar. Besides, hydro and wind power can be considered as potential renewable energy resources. Harnessing these resources appears to be a promising solution for improving the life quality of rural villagers. The government and many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have tried to comprehend and have strived to address the problem of energy. The depleting gas and oil sources is also a problem which the government never took for granted as a number of energy-related policies was proposed since six decades ago to ensure the sustainability and efficiency in energy supply. The overall approach in examining this issue will focus on the ongoing renewable energy projects, energy policies for promoting RE as one of the energy supply, technologies used as well as the future direction of the renewable energy sector. This paper reviews the renewable energy resources and renewable energy technologies (RETs) practicing in Malaysia in terms of its implementation, research and development activities.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy industries,Renewable energy sources, Renewable natural resources--Research
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
    T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
    Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
    Depositing User: Mr Mohd Fazli Zainordin
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2012 15:59
    Last Modified: 25 Jun 2012 15:59
    URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3184

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