Sarawak state to sell excess green energy to Singapore in return for data centre investments

NST Tue, Jan 30, 2024 07:22pm - 3 months View Original

KUALA LUMPUR: Sarawak state government is proposing to sell excess green energy to Singapore and in return, Singapore will invest in data center projects, said premier Tan Sri Abang Johari Openg.

"Singapore's problem is that it has no energy and space but Sarawak has both. So we can work together and Singapore can help us to bring in investments that need power into Sarawak."Sarawak will just supply the power. That undersea cable the Singaporean will do it," he told a press conference after the Affin Malaysia Market Outlook 2024 event which spotlight industry pioneers in propelling Malaysia forward.T

Abang Johari said the proposed undersea power cable for this exchange is expected to be completed by 2032.

He said both prime ministers of Singapore and Malaysia have agreed on the concept of the arrangement.

The undersea cable cable will stretch 720km from near Kuching, Sarawak to Changi,Singapore.

Abang Johari said that Sarawak state is also looking at generating hydrogen and solar as a source of energy with Petronas.-ends-

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