Green Technology Financing

The Green Technology Financing Scheme exists to help incorporating green technology elements in specific project related to the identified sectors. These projects must be located within Malaysia, utilizing local and imported technology. As a sign of commitment, the Government will bear 2% of the total interest/profit rate. In addition, the Government will provide a guarantee […]

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Incentives & Allowances

The incentive for individuals to install renewable energy installations lie in the feed-in tariff rate. The Government has been very supportive of renewable energy by providing fiscal incentives in yearly budgets. Fiscal incentives are available for companies and third party exemptions on equipment (e.g. solar PV and solar heating) are given to distributors or importers. […]

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Support From TNB

TNB is supportive of the Government’s initiative. Distribution licensees like TNB are also legally bound under the Renewable Energy Act 2011 to not only purchase renewable energy but also prioritise such purchases over electricity generated using non-renewable resources. Failure to purchase will result in penalties levied on the distribution licensee. Sourced from SEDA Malaysia

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Why Choose FiT?

Malaysia has chosen the FiT System because the feed-in tariffs introduced in other countries have proven to be effective and efficient in developing new markets for renewable energy. The concept of feed-in tariffs is simple and has low administrative costs making it a highly effective tool for boosting renewable energy. As an example, Germany is […]

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Feed-in Tariff (FiT)

The FiT System is Malaysia’s new mechanism under the Renewable Energy Policy and Action Plan and the Renewable Energy Act 2011 catalysing generation of renewable energy, up to 30 MW in size. This mechanism allows electricity produced from indigenous renewable resources to be sold to power utilities at a fixed premium price for a specific […]

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Understanding Solar PV & BIPV

Solar PV Solar photovoltaics offer consumers the ability to generate electricity in a clean, quiet and reliable way. Solar photovoltaic systems are comprised of photovoltaic cells, devices that convert light energy directly into electricity. Because the source of light is usually the sun, they are often called solar cells. The word photovoltaic comes from “photo,” […]

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Returns & Revenue

Solar PV systems installed in Malaysia falls under the FiT system. Owners may sell electricity to the utility (TNB) at certain tariffs for a period of 21 years. All energy generated will be paid regardless if exported to the grid or consumed by the owners. At night or during low sun availability, owners will automatically […]

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