October 31, 2019

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Further coverage on Malaysian Gas Association, organised its inaugural Forum on Cogeneration (FoC) today, providing a platform exclusively focused on cogeneration – an efficient and cleaner way of generating electric power and thermal energy, such as heat and steam, from a single fuel source.Officiated by the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Yeo Bee Yin, the forum saw participation by more than 150 policymakers, regulators and industry players, it said in a statement today.Themed “The New Driver for Energy Efficiency”, FoC highlighted the growing importance of cogeneration to the country in driving efficient conversion of energy.In her ministerial address, Yeo emphasised that, “Cogeneration plays an important role in contributing towards achieving our climate change commitments in term of carbon emission reduction and towards achieving my Ministry’s objective of eight per cent savings from Energy Efficiency (EE) by 2025.”Cogeneration has an enormous potential in the country provided that the environment is conducive for its growth.MGA President Hazli Sham Kassim in his opening address alluded to the challenges being faced in promoting a wider adoption of cogeneration in the country.