GreenTech Malaysia
Policy measure

GreenTech Malaysia, formerly known as Pusat Tenaga Malaysia (PTM), “is an independent and non-profit organization established in May 1998 to fulfill the need for a national energy research center in Malaysia. Its core activities are energy planning and research, energy efficiency and technological research, development and demonstration. Their responsibilities also include data gathering. PTM also function as a one-stop energy agency for linkages with the universities, research institutions, industries other national and international energy organizations.” (KeTTHA, 2009) 


According to the official website of GreenTech Malaysia, energy is one of the key green technology areas, and one of the organization’s focus points is the application of Green Technology in all energy utilization sectors and in demand side management programmes.

Implementation

The main functions of GreenTech Malaysia are (KeTTHA, 2009):

  • Agent for public and private sectors.

  • Guardian/repository of a national database.

  • "Think-tank" on energy via consultancy services.

  • Promoter of the national energy efficiency programme.

  • Coordinator and lead manager in energy research, development and demonstration projects.

Challenges
No identified challenges.
Outcomes
No identified outcomes.
References

KeTTHA (Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water), 2009. Research and Development Institutes. Available at: www.kettha.gov.my/en/content/research-and-development-institutes.


GreenTech Malaysia, 2011. Green Technology Areas. Available at: www.greentechmalaysia.my/index.php/green-technology/green-technology-areas.html.