KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has launched its first solar solution in Malaysia, known as M+ by Petronas, a customisable and affordable solar panels for commercial and industrial use.
Petronas executive vice president and chief executive officer of gas and new energy business Adif Zulkifli said M+ marks its progress in supplying clean energy options and represents our strategic vision to venture into new energy space in addition to oil and gas.”
Ultimately, we want to become a leading global provider of clean, reliable as well as cost-effective energy solutions and contribute to the well-being of society and the environment,” he added.
Petronas' foray into the renewable energy industry builds upon its recent acquisition of Amplus Energy Solutions Pte Ltd (Amplus), a leading distributed solar energy solutions provider and developer across India.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched this product at International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibitions & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2019) here today.
Also present were Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin and Petronas president and group chief executive officer Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin.
They witnessed Petronas exchanged Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with Universiti Teknologi Petronas and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn Bhd for the installation of solar solution at the companies’ rooftops.