Centre for Education, Training and Research in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CETREE)

Education

Email addresspengarah@cetree.edu.my
Websitecetree.usm.my/index.php/en/
Phone number+604 - 653 6720
Fax number+604 - 653 6701
AddressGround Floor (G), TORAY-USM Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang
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This organisation was established on the government’s awareness of its role in increasing knowledge and awareness of the role of renewable energy and energy efficiency for professionals, schools, tertiary institutions, schools and also to the public in Malaysia. CETREE establishment agreement is the result of the Malaysian government through the Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications, now known as the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) and the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister together with the Government of Dato Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak. The Ministry was established on the government’s awareness results in addressing global issues such as environmental pollution, global warming, ozone layer depletion and other issues related to it.

 

CETREE establishment is in line with the strategic thrusts of the ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA). CETREE under the auspices of this ministry has been carrying out its duties in accordance with the vision and mission of the ministry. Function of this ministry is responsible for planning and implementing policies and programs in green technology. In addition, this ministry is responsible for the administration, monitoring and managing the matters related to energy, green technology and water in Malaysia. Organization based in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has been implementing various activities involving Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) which is supported by government policy and reflected in official planning documents such as the Eighth Malaysia Plan and the Outline Perspective Plan. Both these plans have been integrating RE and EE as an important element in the country develop. RE is a significant element in the overall energy sector as the fifth fuel source country. Through the government’s policy is to unite EE energy efficiency as a key element in the overall energy scenario in the country.

 

Revenue from core developed by this KeTTHA in green technology agency established to coordinate and implement effective programs and this technology, CETREE had played a role as a conduit in the dissemination of public awareness about green technology and so on. To date CETREE has been making waves with the creation of green van and bus technology using the resources of renewable energy.


 
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