1. EPRE Press Conference (8 March)
As one of the supporting organisations for EPRE, MPIA was invited by the Malaysian Exhibition Services (MES) to participate in EPRE press conference session organised at New Straits Times Head Office in Bangsar. MPIA was represented by the then Secretary, Mr. Lionel Yap and Treasurer, Mr. Hatim Salleh to answer questions from the media. Also present were Mr. Alun Jones, the General Manager of MES and Ir. Chee Shee Fuee, the President of The Electrical & Electronics Association of Malaysia (TEEAM).
2. Energy, Power & Renewable Energy 2017 (EPRE 2017) (15 - 17 March)
MPIA participated in its first exhibition event of the year in KL Convention Centre. The 3 days’ event received good response from visitors and exhibitors with many big companies such as national utility company, TNB and Longi who made their presence felt. As always MPIA had taken this opportunity to recruit new members and promote its training program to the prospective companies and the public in general.
3. AGM (22 March)
MPIA held its 10th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Armada Hotel in Petaling Jaya. The election this time saw a couple of new faces introduced into the Committee Members lineup and the ascension of Vice President Mr. Chin Soo Mau to become MPIA President replacing Mr. Ahmad Shadzli who opted not to be re-elected.
4. Energy Malaysia Magazine Interview (23 March)
The IBR Asia Group – publisher of Energy Malaysia magazine had conducted an interview at MPIA office to gather material for their upcoming issue. Among the issue discussed were the challenges faced by the solar industry players and the journey of Malaysian solar PV industry throughout the years. The interview will be published in May issue of Energy Malaysia.
5. Meeting with TNB (29 March)
MPIA and TNB met and discussed about the late payment issue faced by customers of MPIA members. TNB was represented by En. Hashim Ahmad Turki and En. Dafit. During the discussion, MPIA was informed by TNB regarding the causes of late payment and both sides agreed to work together to resolve the issue.
Solar & Storage Finance Asia (4-5 July 2017)
Recognising the burgeoning global energy storage market, we have expanded the scope of this conference to cover deployment opportunities in the energy storage industry as well as attracting the financiers and developers for solar. The event will cover regional investment strategy, the private PPAs marketplace, structuring bi-lateral agreements in pre-FiT countries, the energy storage business case and how to attract finance to island microgrid solutions. If your business is involved in solar or energy storage in the Asia-Pacific region, this is an unmissable event. You will be able to meet with developers with active pipelines, local and international banks, multilaterals, utilities and grid operators & equity investors.
Solar & Storage Finance Asia will host interactive roundtables covering opportunities in: Japan, Thailand, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore.
15% discount for MPIA members who sign up.
Asia Power Week (19-21 September 2017)
Covering every aspect of the power generation industry, POWER-GEN Asia and Renewable Energy World Asia converge once more in 2017, to form Asia Power Week for the 25th anniversary edition. Attracting over 8.000 delegates and attendees from more than 85 countries across Asia and around the world, it is the industry's premier conference and exhibition dedicated to the power generation, renewable and alternative energy and power finance industries.
As a Supporting Association, MPIA is offering its members an exclusive 20% discount off the registration price as part of the Supporting Association Delegate Rate. For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/2jwfUnC
PLUS, as an MPIA member you can save 10% on the Exhibition Space Rate, enabling your organisation to exhibit at Asia Power Week 2017 at a reduced rate. Please email AnastasiaE@Pennwell.com with the title 'Asia Power Week - MPIA 10% Exhibit Discount' for more information.
EU PVSEC (25-29 September 2017)
EU PVSEC is the most important international conference for the photovoltaics sector. For more than 30 years, it has been serving as the annual meeting point for PV experts from research, development and the industry.
Technological innovations, the latest findings in research, strategies, and economical as well as political framework conditions - the future of photovoltaics will be shaped by a unique alliance between research, industry, and politics at EU PVSEC.
The quality of this event's program is unrivaled throughout the world - a fact which is ensured every single year by the Scientific Committee comprising roughly 180 international photovoltaics experts. At last year's 32nd EU PVSEC more than 5,000 authors and co-authors from 90 countries around the world were involved in preparing abstracts for suggested contributions. 1.053 keynote, plenary, oral and visual presentations and 70 presentations for several parallel events were held during EU PVSEC. The EU PVSEC Conference program is coordinated by the European Commission Joint Research Centre. The upcoming EU PVSEC will take place from 25 - 29 September 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES) 2017 (24-26 October 2017)
Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES) is Asia’s leading event focusing on clean energy technology, policy and finance supported by leading government agencies, research institutes and industry in Singapore. ACES provide a common platform for thought leaders in both the public and private sector to collaborate on critical issues and opportunities in harnessing clean energy for the future. ACES shares Singapore’s vision to be a clean energy hub for Asia and provides a platform where innovative clean energy solutions are shared. The ACES exhibition creates a marketplace for companies to showcase latest technologies and solution