Renewable Energy Policy and Action Plan Malaysia 2009

Name of policy Renewable Energy Policy and Action Plan
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Malaysia
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
  • Adaptation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Political & non-binding renewable energy target
  • Research & Development and Deployment (RD&D)
    • Policy support
      • Strategic planning
        • Institutional creation
        Sector name
        • General
          • Electricity and heat
            • Renewables
          Policy description "Electricity Capacity Mix: By 2015, total capacity from RE is targeted to reach 975MW or 6% of total peak electricity demand capacity by 2015;

          "Electricity (Energy) Mix: By 2015, total electricity mix from RE is targeted to reach 5.3 TWh/year or 5% of total electricity generated. "Electricity Capacity Mix: By 2020, total capacity from RE is targeted to reach 2,065 MW or 11% of total peak electricity demand capacity by 2020; "Electricity (Energy) Mix: By 2020, total electricity mix from RE is targeted to reach 11.2 TWh/year or 9% of total electricity generated. "Electricity Capacity Mix: By 2030, total capacity from RE is targeted to reach 3,484 MW or 14% of total peak electricity demand capacity by 2030; "Electricity (Energy) Mix: By 2030, total electricity mix from RE is targeted to reach 16.5 TWh/year or 11% of total electricity generated."

          (Source: http://seda.gov.my/?omaneg=00010100000001010101000100001000000000000000000000&s=31) Targets:

          The RE Action plan established generation targets until 2050 when renewable energy should make 24% of the total energy mix, from 1% in 2011 and 9% in 2020 enabling more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 emissions to e avoided in line with the national target.

          Policy type
          • Changing activity
          • Renewables2
          Policy stringency
          Implementation state Implemented
          Date of decision 2009
          Start date of implementation 2010
          End date of implementation
          High impact No
          Impact indicator
          NameValueBase yearTarget yearComments
          Share of renewables (%)242,050Share of renewable in the energy mix


          Source or references http://seda.gov.my/?omaneg=00010100000001010101000100001000000000000000000000&s=31

          http://www.iea.org/policiesandmeasures/pams/malaysia

          Supports policies
          Is supported by policies
          Comments (background and assessment)
          Status Final

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