Malaysian state Sarawak will work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to develop renewable energy.
This was disclosed by Sarawak Premier Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg, he said, the state signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar at the recent United Nations climate change conference (COP28) in Dubai.
“They are the world leader in green technology. At the moment, they have investments in Indonesia in floating solar.We have all the resources on green energy, so we will be working with them on renewable energy, including our hydropower, solar and algae for sustainable aviation fuel,” said Abang Johari during the opening ceremony of a riverfront project and district office building in Selangau town in central Sarawak, recently.
Additionally, Sarawak would also work with the Mubadala Investment Company in the oil and gas sector, he said. To this end, a committee has been formed involving Petroleum Sarawak Bhd (Petros) and Sarawak Energy Bhd to work with Mubadala and Masdar respectively.