Fong to head green energy authority

Posted on August 16, 2011. Filed under: Energy |

-The Star-

PUTRAJAYA: MCA presidential council member Tan Sri Dr Fong Chan Onn has been appointed chairman of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda).

In a statement, Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Peter Chin said Seda’s members would include those from the Economic Planning Unit, the Prime Minister’s Department and his ministry.

Three other appointed members from the industry are Datuk Kok Soo Chon, Dr Pola Singh and Datuk Mohd Salleh Mahmud.

Seda is the governing body that would manage the feed-in-tariff (FiT) mechanism for renewable energy (RE) in the country.

Seda will also manage and award licences for renewable energy players for the production of RE.

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