2022 Missions & Business Forums
On December 13, JASE-W and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) jointly visited the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) in Jakarta, to introduce the activities of its three working groups namely, Renewables and Distributed Power Source, Power Grid Improvement and Geothermal, all which are promoting Asia Zero Emission Community (AZEC) activities in the country. The MEMR high officials, including the Director General of the New and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and Electricity, attended and expressed their support for AZEC and gave specific comments on each project from the authority's point of view, and the meaningful discussion was conducted.
On November 9, the ZEB Solution WG of the Japanese Business Alliance for Smart Energy Worldwide with VSSE (Vietnam Sustainability Social Enterprise), held an online seminar for Vietnamese private businesses. "Realizing zero energy building standardization" seminar was successfully held with more than 120 participants on the Zoom platform.
In the seminar, speakers explained methods, solutions, and experiences in developing zero-energy buildings through the lifecycle of planning, design, construction, and operation, followed by a question-and-answer session, contributing to raising awareness and building a network for future ZEB promotion in Vietnam.
Memorandum of Understanding with Malaysia's Sustainable Energy Development Agency (SEDA) to Promote ZEB
JASE-W participated in the International Sustainability Energy Summit 2022, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to promote Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) with SEDA. In the presence of the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (YB Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Bin Hassan), SEDA and the Japanese Business Alliance for Smart Energy Worldwide held a renewal and signing ceremony for a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the promotion of ZEB.
Currently, SEDA is establishing a program and certification system for promoting ZEB in Malaysia and has started studying demonstration projects with the ZEB Solution WG of the Japanese Business Alliance for Smart Energy Worldwide to enable ZEB demonstrations.
At this year's summit, the Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources gave opening speeches on the energy transition toward realizing carbon neutrality in 2050. They gave the order to work toward carbon neutrality.
We will continue to move forward with ZEB projects.