Malaysia: Government Aims for 40% of Primary Energy Mix to Come From Renewable Energy Sources by 2035

The government aims to ensure that 40% of the country’s primary energy mix comes from renewable energy (RE) sources by 2035, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof.

The move, he said, would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 10 million tonnes annually, adding that the Energy Transition and Water Transformation Ministry (Petra) aims to raise the percentage of renewable energy to 100% in 2050.

“The use of new technology will help reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels and reduce carbon intensity by 45% in 2030 in line with the 2016 Paris Accords and the national energy transformation roadmap launched last year,” he said.

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