Press Release: 120 for Renewable Energy meet on November 13
More than 120 delegates are expected to attend the inaugural Renewable Energy and GreenTech 2017 (REGTech2017) Conference and Exhibition at Pacific Sutera Hotel, here, from Nov13-14.
Organiser Midas Events Management (MEM) project director Dolly Jimayol (pic) said the event themed “Opportunities and Growth in the Renewable Energy and Green Technology Industries in Sabah” is initiated together with Renewable Energy Association of Sabah (REASabah).
Federal Energy, Green technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili is expected to officiate the opening ceremony.
Dolly said REGTech2017 serves as a platform where the renewable energy and green industry comes together to share information on the challenges facing the industry and discuss opportunities and solutions, as well as education for advancing Sabah’s renewable energy and green technology sector.
“It is a major initiative that resonates with Malaysia’s National Green Technology Policy, among which includes developing and creating public awareness, attracting more investors, as well as organizing green advocacy programmes,” she said in a statement, here, Thursday.
“The broad areas of renewable energy and green technology simply provides an abundance of opportunities for various stakeholders and industries to be involved in REGTech2017.”
She added, the event will also promote interactions between industry stakeholders, including renewable energy and green technology developers, government agencies, institutions of higher learning and green industry providers.
“Such interactions will greatly benefit the people, industry and government in the formulation of policies, guidelines and legislation beneficial to all related parties in Sabah.
“The main objective in REGTech2017 is to spearhead a dedicated event that addresses and serves the renewable energy and green technology sector in Sabah.
“This will ultimately bridge the gap between sector’s policies and its opportunities by delivering a platform that encapsulates all aspects of today’s and tomorrow’s green industry,” she said.
Together, they combine strategic and technical presentations which drives REGTech2017, focusing on creating an environment that allows government agencies and private sectors to take an active role in the renewable energy and green technology industry to foster the exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise, for furthering renewable energy and green technology development in Sabah.
“In addition, REGTech2017 can provide a more organized and centralized network of opportunities that attracts investors in the renewable energy and green technology sector thus making Sabah a noble destination for related energy and green investments.
“Offering superior networking, visibility, and value, REGTech2017 is important and needed to exploit the large untapped opportunities of this industry in Sabah, which not only solves current issues on energy environment, but also serves as a gateway to boost economic growth thus creating numerous jobs.”
Dolly stressed that the two-day conference sessions provide the highest level of quality in technical and strategic content, designed to provide information on the latest in technologies, trends and market as well as opportunities and growth.
“The Conference brings together a range of experts involved in every aspect of the green technology industry including government policy makers, associations, and private sectors,” she said.
Among the topics are “Overall Outlook and Opportunities in the Malaysian Renewable Enerfy and Green Technology Industries, Policies, Objectives and Impact”, “Wind as a Source of Renewable Energy”, “Bridging Biomass and Renewable Energy”, “Alternative Options of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system and Vortex Power Plant to generate Electricity from Renewable Sources” and “Regulating the Energy Sector – What You Need to Know”.
REGTech2017 is endorsed by the Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry, Seda Malaysia and the State Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry while GreenTech Malaysia, Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association (MPIA), Malaysian Green Building Confederation (MGBC) and Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) are supporting organisations. The media partners are The Daily Express, Maps and Globes and Green Plus.
Source: Daily Express 30/09/2017