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Homeowners can apply for solar rooftop from Sept 24

PETALING JAYA, Sept 14 (The Star) — Owners of landed homes can start applying for the 2,000 Solar Home Rooftop Programme by the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) from Sept 24. Seda chairman Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn said the authority would allocate 2,000kW of solar photovoltaic (PV) for the fourth quarter of 2012 […]

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Fong: SEDA did it right

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) said its choice of solar power suppliers was made through a process that is totally transparent. SEDA Chairman Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn said the authority had organised regular seminars for all “necessary participants” before it closed the tender. “The application process was done via transparent open […]

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SEDA Targets 2,000 Houseowners In Solar Power Investment This Year

PUTRAJAYA, July 13 (Bernama) — The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) has targeted 2,000 houseowners this year, and 10,000 the next, to invest in solar power which could earn the latter an average of RM500 monthly for 21 consecutive years. Its chairman, Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn said, each house which had to be […]

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Malaysia’s first geothermal project obtains state grant

The government of Malaysia has awarded an $11.5m grant to developer Tawau Green Energy to help finance construction of access roads and other infrastructure to support the 30MW Apas Kiri geothermal energy project. The grant money will be disbursed by Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Behrad (BPMB), a development bank owned by the state. Apas Kiri will […]

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Solar Energy in Malaysia

May 23 (The Malaysia Reserve) — Solar power capacity as at Feb 29 was at 140MW out of a total of 311.6MW generated via RE and the number of applications for solar as a source of power was 348 out of 377 applications under the FiT according to SEDA. The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) […]

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