Ministry and TNB launch home energy efficiency programme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) have launched the Home Energy Report (HER), an energy efficiency programme  aimed at engaging and empowering customers towards managing their home energy use, while reducing monthly electricity bills.

In a statement on Thursday, TNB said HER was an innovative programme that utilised behavioural science and data analytics to achieve energy efficiency objectives.

It is funded by the Malaysia Electricity Supply Industry Trust Account and TNB.

“This is the second phase of the HER programme, with the pilot programme launched in August 2015 and having ended in July last year.

“Around 200,000 households in the Klang Valley, Putrajaya and Melaka benefited from the pilot programme, and it garnered much interest and positive feedback from customers.

“It also achieved over 13,979 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity savings, equivalent to around 9,900 tonnes of carbon dioxide avoidance,” it added.

The programme was enhanced and expanded under the second phase, adding new functions to create a better and more engaging customer experience.

All domestic customers will get to access HER widgets and tools via TNB's customer service web portal,

Additionally, over 450,000 selected domestic/residential customers will get an additional communication channel through printed HER and email HER.

The communication channels provide customers with access to information on their electricity consumption and allows them to compare results with their neighbours of similar home characteristics.

The programme also includes the Home Energy Analysis to help customers detect appliances which consume the most amount of electricity in their homes.

Customers will also receive customised energy efficiency tips, which takes into account various information, including past energy usage behaviour and type of homes they live in. - Bernama
Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Business News

Ringgit settles flat vs US dollar as inflation fears cloud sentiment
KLK's 3Q net profit falls 29% to RM558.24mil
HSS Engineers net profit jumps 147.9% to RM3.9mil in 2Q
Batu Kawan expects better financial performance in FY22
Tencent unveils first sales fall, job cuts as economy crumbles
Citi named Best Bank in Asia by Euromoney
FBM KLCI erases gains in sharp reversal
AME REIT aims to expand industrial property portfolio to central, northern region
Elon Musk's tweets about buying Manchester United no joke for fed-up fans
UK inflation hits double digits, highest since 1982

Others Also Read