Sarawak aims to become a green hydrogen hub with Asia Pacific Green Hydrogen conference
22 Jan 2024
Sarawak will boost its potential as a green hydrogen production and development hub when it hosts the Asia Pacific Green Hydrogen Conference and Exhibition (APGH 2024) this year.
State Deputy Energy and Environmental Sustainability Minister Datuk Dr Hazland Abang Hipni said Sarawak aimed to attract international investments and become a destination for green hydrogen projects.
He said the state had abundant natural resources, strong political stability and a commitment to successful project commissioning and operations.
“APGH 2024 is set to be a flagship event combining knowledge sharing, business opportunities and the exploration of groundbreaking clean energy solutions,” he said in a statement on Monday (Jan 22).
Organised by Borneo Business Connect Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the state Energy and Environmental Sustainability Ministry, the June 10-12 conference will bring together experts, policymakers, industry players and researchers to discuss advancements in green hydrogen technology, policy formulation, regulation and infrastructure development.
It will also provide networking and collaboration opportunities for clean energy solutions.
Borneo Business Connect chairman Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin said the event was anticipated to catalyse new projects, investments and partnerships.
“The conference and exhibition will create opportunities for businesses to network, showcase innovative solutions and contribute to the growth of the global green hydrogen industry,” he said.
APGH 2024 is projected to host 100 exhibitors and 500 conference delegates from Japan, South Korea, Chile, Brazil, Germany, Italy and Spain.
It is also expecting some 4,000 trade visitors to the exhibition.
Source: The Star