Malaysian and Singapore Firms Ink MoU to Drive Clean Energy Solutions in Southeast Asia

Malaysian clean energy solutions provider Gentari and Singapore’s Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore potential collaborations and related business activities in the field of clean energy solutions.

Launched in September 2022, Gentari is a clean energy solutions company, wholly owned by Malaysian state energy firm Petronas.

Under the MoU, Gentari and Sembcorp will jointly explore potential areas of collaboration in clean energy solutions, including:

● Renewable Energy: Trading of renewable energy from Southeast Asia or other mutually agreed locations, with the aim to accelerate the adoption of clean energy sources.

● Low-Carbon Hydrogen: Supply of low-carbon hydrogen, including the development of hydrogen production facilities and joint studies on the transportation of hydrogen from Malaysia to Singapore. The collaboration aims to leverage the joint expertise of both parties and their resources to drive innovation and create sustainable solutions in the hydrogen sector.

Koh Chiap Khiong, CEO, Singapore & Southeast Asia, Sembcorp Industries said: “The collaboration underscores the strong potential of Malaysia’s fast-growing renewables sector. As a leading renewables player in the region, we look forward to working with like-minded partners like Gentari to progress initiatives that will accelerate the shift towards a sustainable energy transition.”

“Through this strategic partnership with Sembcorp, Gentari aims to further accelerate the expansion of renewable energy and hydrogen-related initiatives. This MoU signifies the shared vision and commitment of our two organisations to drive the energy transition in Southeast Asia, contributing to a more sustainable and low carbon future for the region,” added Low Kian Min, Chief Renewables Officer of Gentari.