Registration open for ASEAN energy competition

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

THE Energy and Industry Department at the Prime Minister’s Office (EIDPMO) is inviting government and private agencies to participate in this year’s ASEAN Energy Awards competition.

The competition is organised by the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) in collaboration with the Energy Conservation Centre of Japan (ECCJ) and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

The competition has three categories: the renewable energy project competition, where the project must be in operation for at least a year, the energy efficient building competition, which has several subcategories, and the energy management competition, where the building must be operational for at least two years.

Winners of the competition will receive prestigious recognition from ACE as one of the best practice sustainable energy projects in the ASEAN region.

The awards ceremony will take place during the 34th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM).

Those interested need to register at the Sustainable Energy Division (SED) under the Energy and Industry Department by emailing SED@energy.gov.bn before March 15.

Applicants can also call 2384488 ext 1434/1442/1432/1475 for more information or visit the department’s website at www.ei.gov.bn

Last year, Brunei bagged second place in the ASEAN Energy Awards Renewable Energy Project: Off-Grid category. The Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) in collaboration with the EIDPMO and the Brunei National Energy Research Institute (BNERI) won the award for the project titled “10 kilowatt peak (kWp) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System at Balai Ibadat Kampong Sukang”.

The Brunei Times