Synergies aplenty between energy and telco sectors

As digitalisation moves to the forefront in most sectors including the energy sector, and in particular the electricity supply industry, this creates more opportunities between the industry and the telecommunication sector.

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CEPSI 2018 empowers imagination on what the future will be

As the three-day Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry Conference (CEPSI) 2018 here drew to a close yesterday, it can be said that the 2,000 or more delegates ended their participation with many positive take-aways.

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‘Collaboration between power utilities and telcos makes sense’

Collaborations between the power utilities and telecommunications companies (telcos) “makes sense” as it is a perfect way to optimise asset utilisation, according to a former energy sector regulator.

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Malaysia has to up its game to achieve 20% RE target, says ex-EC chief

Malaysia must up its game if the country wants to achieve its target of 20% electricity to be generated by renewable sources by 2030, compared to only 2% now, as the target is rather aggressive with low participation from the public, said Energy Council of Malaysia chairman Datuk Abdul Razak Abdul Majid.

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CEPSI 2018 EXHIBITION ATTRACTS 4,586 TRADE VISITORS

4,586 foreign and local trade visitors were attracted to an exhibition held in conjunction with the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) 2018 which ended today.

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BETTER SUCCESS FROM JOINT EFFORTS

The energy and telecommunications industries are expected to have better success through joint efforts to meet the increasing demands of consumers, said the Managing Director of Accenture Digital (ASEAN), James Chong.

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SMART METERS BRING FORTH MULTIPLE BENEFITS, SAYS MERALCO OFFICIAL

The installation of smart meters in the Philippines have brought multiple benefits to consumers as well as to the power utility, Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), says its Chief Technology Advisor, Gavin D. Barfield.

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MORE VALUE-ADDED SERVICES THE WAY TO GO

Power utilities teaming up with telecommunication companies would have to provide innovative value-added services other than just the pure electricity and communications backbone, say thought leaders in innovations and smart solutions for the electricity supply industry (ESI).

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CEPSI 2018 DAY 2 WAS WELL RECEIVED BY THE INDUSTRY PLAYERS WHO DAY 2 VISITED AND ENGAGED IN BUSINESS NETWORKING WITH THE EXHIBITORS.

BMW unveiled the First-Ever BMW i8 Roadster at CEPSI 2018, officiated by the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change, YB Yeo Bee Yin. It is the newest model from their portfolio of the Mobility of the Future, BMW i8.

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Sarawak Energy eyes other RE sources to its energy mix

State-owned power company Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), the country's largest producer of electricity from hydropower, plans to incorporate other renewable energy (RE) sources such as solar and biomass into its energy mix by 2025, said its chief executive officer Sharbini Suhaili said.

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Malaysia sets new goal of 20% clean energy generation by 2030

The energy, science, technology, environment and climate change ministry has set a target of 20% of the country’s electricity to be generated by renewable sources by 2030, from 2% currently.

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GREATER CONVERGENCE OF POWER & TELECOM UTILITIES WILL BENEFIT CONSUMERS

Power and telecommunications utilities are likely to enter into more discussions to determine synergies where they can work together to benefit consumers in the future, says Paul Scanlan, Chief Technology Officer of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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TEPCO AIMS INSTALLATION OF 29 MLN SMART METERS BY 2020

Tokyo Electric Company (TEPCO) plans to install 29 million smart meters by 2020 after having installed 17 million of these meters to date, a company official said today.

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TEPCO OFFICIAL: AREAS NEAR FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR PLANT GRADUALLY RETURN TO NORMAL

The areas surrounding the earthquake-stricken TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in northern Japan are gradually returning to normal, says Dr Hiroshi Okamoto, Executive Vice President of TEPCO Power Grid Inc.

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ESI PLAYERS NEED TO TRANSFORM TO STAY RELEVANT

The energy industry players need to transform, reinvent or event disrupt themselves to remain relevant and sustainable as a business and as a key player in the future, said Oscar S. Reyes, President and Chief Executive Office of Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), Philippines.

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DAY 1: CEPSI 2018 OPENED IN A BIG WAY WITH LOTS OF EXCITING AND EVENTFUL HAPPENINGS…

CEPSI 2018 Opening Ceremony & Keynote Address by Hon. Yeo Bee Yin, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Malaysia

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Malaysia has no plans for nuclear power plant - Tun M

The government has no plans to pursue nuclear power to generate electricity in Malaysia, amid the risk associated with it, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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MOGGIE: TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS IN POWER INDUSTRY

Technological developments have transformed the electricity industry from mostly mechanical systems into data-centric, digital and cyber-physical systems, which in turn, have created new challenges to meet customers’ expectations, says the Chairman of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Tan Sri Leo Moggie.

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YEO: GOV'T TO ENSURE BETTER LIVES, BRIGHTER FUTURE THROUGH IMPROVED ELECTRIFICATION

The government will not neglect the electricity supply industry as it recognises it as the backbone of the country’s development to provide better lives and a brighter future for everyone, says the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology,Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Yeo Bee Yin.

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AESIEAP PRESIDENT (2017/2018) URGES ENHANCED COLLABORATION AMONG POWER UTILITIES

Datuk Seri Ir. Azman Mohd, President of the Association of the Electricity Power Supply Industry of East Asia and Western Pacific (AESIEAP) 2017/2018, has asked power utilities to enhance their collaboration during the three-day Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry Conference (CEPSI) 2018 beginning today.

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CEPSI 2018, A PERFECT ENVIRONMENT TO SHARE EXPERIENCES

The Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI) 2018 is a perfect platform for utilities from different parts of the world to share various experiences and progress on the industry, the President of the Association of the Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and Western Pacific (AESIEAP) for 2017/2018, Datuk Seri Ir. Azman Mohd, said here today.

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TNB'S PERFORMANCE COMPARABLE TO UTILITIES IN SOME DEVELOPED COUNTRIES, SAYS CEO

Tenaga Nasional Berhad’s performance is comparable to power utilities in some developed countries, especially when it comes to the length in power interruption as measured by the System Average Interruption Duration Index (SAIDI) and system minutes, said its President/CEO, Datuk Seri Ir Azman Mohd.

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MESTECC CONGRATULATES TNB FOR ORGANISING CEPSI 2018

The Minister of Energy, Science, Technology & Climate Change, Yeo Bee Yin, today congratulated Tenaga Nasional Berhad for organising CEPSI 2018 or the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry as it has brought high-profile speakers to share ideas on the future of the electricity supply industry.

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Shaping a Better Future

TNB today is the largest electricity utility in Malaysia with almost USD33.24 billion in assets. We’re listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia and employ 35,009 people Group-wide to serve an estimated 9.08 million customers in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Labuan. With our core business of providing electricity to the country’s businesses, homes and industries, we are a key contributor to Nation building.

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2,000 DELEGATES EXPECTED AT CEPSI 2018, ONE OF WORLD’S TOP ENERGY CONFERENCES

Nearly 2,000 delegates are expected to attend CEPSI 2018 or the Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry 2018, the largest energy and electricity supply industry conference ever to be organised in Malaysia, at the KL Convention Centre here from Tuesday till Thursday.

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FINISHING TOUCHES AT CEPSI 2018'S EXHIBITION HALL

Before CEPSI 2018 or the Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry 2018 opens its doors at the KL Convention Centre here tomorrow, many of the over 100 exhibitors are putting finishing touches to ensure that their booths stand out.

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