TNB to collaborate with South Korean companies for virtual power plant technology

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TNB to collaborate with South Korean companies for virtual power plant technology - Bernama

TNB to collaborate with South Korean companies for virtual power plant technology - Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) wholly-owned subsidiary, TNB Research Sdn Bhd, has signed a research collaboration agreement worth US$7 million with South Korea’s I-On Communications and KH Shinhwa SnC to introduce virtual power plant technology in Malaysia.TNB Research chief strategy officer Dr Mohd Fadzli Mohd Siam said the investment was part of 'Reimagining TNB” initiative towards renewable energy.'We hope with this collaboration, we can commercialise it after three years,' he told reporters after the signing ceremony

A KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) wholly-owned subsidiary, TNB Research Sdn Bhd, has signed a research collaboration agreement worth US$7 million with South Korea’s I-On Communications and KH Shinhwa SnC to introduce virtual power plant technology in Malaysia.11 March 2019 By Danial Dzulkifly Members of the media gather in front of the North Korea embassy in Kuala Lumpur February 24, 2017.× Copy URL South Korean film director Kim Ki-duk has sued a women's rights groups over 'damages' caused by sexual abuse allegations from the group.A SEPANG (March 12): Malaysia rolled the red carpet out today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived for a three-day state visit.

TNB Research chief strategy officer Dr Mohd Fadzli Mohd Siam said the investment was part of"Reimagining TNB” initiative towards renewable energy."We hope with this collaboration, we can commercialise it after three years," he told reporters after the signing ceremony which was witnessed by the country’s visiting trade, industry and energy minister Yunmo Sung here, today.Vandals smeared the wall with blue paint, and painted symbols and words such as “Free Korea” and “Down with Kim Jong-un”.He said the technology uses a battery with the capacity of generating up to 1 Megawatt of electricity which could also better regulate electricity supply via renewable sources when there is a surge in demand.Kim Ki-duk, 58, is one of the nation’s top filmmakers whose awards include the Golden Lion at the 2012 Venice Film Festival for “Pieta” and Berlin’s 2004 Silver Bear for Best Director."With the power it produces, it can also support the grid when needed and during peak demand," said Mohd Fadzli adding that they would place batteries in five different locations in Klang Valley for trial purposes within the next three years.Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Ruslan Khalid said the incident occurred at 3am today and the police are investigating the case under Section 427 of the Penal Code for vandalism.He said the adoption of this new technology will ensure TNB stand on the right track in view of the drastic change in the utility world in the last few years.Sultan Abdullah is scheduled to host a state banquet in President’s Moon honour at Istana Negara.

"New technologies like virtual power plant, smart meters and fully functioning Smart Grid concept have made large inroads into the utility space and no one should be left behind," he added.Ruslan said a police report was lodged at the Travers Police Station by a staff of the North Korean Embassy.Subscribe to Editor's Picks & Mid-day email alert We deliver news to your inbox daily.

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