The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) is a statutory body established in Malaysia to promote the development and use of sustainable energy. Its mandate is to create an environment that facilitates the sustainable development of Malaysia’s energy sector, which includes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy conservation.
SEDA’s main objectives are to:
- Develop and promote the use of sustainable energy sources in Malaysia;
- Encourage the growth of the sustainable energy industry in Malaysia;
- Implement the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) mechanism for renewable energy in Malaysia;
- Promote energy efficiency and conservation in all sectors of the economy;
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive database of sustainable energy resources in Malaysia.
SEDA is responsible for the implementation of various programs and policies related to sustainable energy, such as the FiT scheme, Net Energy Metering (NEM), and the Green Technology Financing Scheme (GTFS). These programs are aimed at encouraging the uptake of renewable energy and promoting energy efficiency and conservation in Malaysia.