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  SOFT LAUNCHING OF 4TH INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SUMMIT (ISES) 2018 BY ONGKILI @ IGEM 2017

Thursday 12/10/2017



KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 (Bernama) -- Y.B. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) today soft launched the 4th International Sustainable Energy Summit (ISES) 2018 at the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM) held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The 4th ISES 2018 is a biennial event organised by the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia.  

The 4th ISES 2018 will be held from 10-11th April 2018 in Pullman Hotels and Resorts, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The theme of the summit is “Sustainable Energy: The Future is Here”. “The 4th ISES 2018 is significant as this is the first summit hosted outside of the Klang Valley”, said Ms Catherine Ridu, Organising Chair of the 4th ISES 2018 cum Chief Executive Officer of SEDA Malaysia. Sarawak is the nominated host state given its exemplary in large scale renewable energy contribution in their electricity mix. 

The YAB Chief Minister of Sarawak, YAB Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg and Y.B. Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Ongkili have agreed that Sarawak together with KeTTHA and SEDA Malaysia shall co-host the international summit in Kuching, Sarawak. During the soft launch of the 4th ISES 2018, Sarawak State Government was represented by Y.B. Dr. Hj Abdul Rahman Hj Junaidi, Assistant Minister for Utilities Sarawak and YBhg. Dato Ir. Alice Jawan, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Utilities, Sarawak. Meanwhile, YBhg. Dato’ Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini bin Ujang, Secreretary General of KeTTHA and YBhg. Datuk Dr. Yee Moh Chai, Chairman of SEDA Malaysia were also present during the soft launching ceremony of 4th ISES 2018. 

Ms Catherine also gave a preview on the coming summit. According to her, the global trending topic in the energy sector largely focuses on the future of energy. “In SEDA Malaysia, we believe the future of energy is in sustainable energy. To us, THE FUTURE IS HERE. It is up to us to shape the energy sector”. The coming summit will have deep dive workshops (DDWs) and plenary sessions. This summit will introduce the blockchain technologies, energy storage systems, auctioning of renewable energy projects and a Ministerial Dialogue as possible mechanisms to advance the sustainable energy agenda.  

For more information on the 4th ISES 2018, visit www.ises.gov.my. For more information on the organiser of the 4th ISES 2018, visit www.seda.gov.my.
Enquiries on the summit can be forwarded to ises@seda.gov.my.  

About ISES 2018
 
The International Sustainable Energy Summit (ISES) is a knowledge-based platform specifically focusing on renewable energy and energy demand management as well as to provide a platform for local and regional stakeholders to network. The inaugural summit was held in November 2012 and being a biennial event, 2018 will be the 4th summit. The summit spans over two days and has two components: the conference and mini exhibition. For more information on the 4th ISES 2018, visit www.ises.gov.my. For more information on the organiser of the 4th ISES 2018, visit www.seda.gov.my. Enquiries on the summit can be forwarded to ises@seda.gov.my. 

Source : Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: 
Name : Mr. Roslan Ali@Hassan
Director of Corporate Communication
Tel : 03 - 8870 5839 / +6012-377 6983
Email :  ccd@seda.gov.my

Name : Ms. Ayu Arshad
Tel : 03 - 8870 5851 / +6017-787 9933
Email : ccd@seda.gov.my

Name : Ms. Arnis Rashid
Tel : 03 - 8870 5911 / +6019-774 6932
Email : ccd@seda.gov.my

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