Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Malaysia)

The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC),[1] Malay: Kementerian Tenaga, Sains, Teknologi, Alam Sekitar & Perubahan Iklim),[2] is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that was formed following the restructuring of several ministries post-14th General Election (GE14). MESTECC comprises the entire component of the previously-known Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), the energy and green technology portfolio of Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) and environment management and climate change portfolio of the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry (NRE).

Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change
Kementerian Tenaga, Sains, Teknologi, Alam Sekitar & Perubahan Iklim
(MESTECC)
Coat of arms of Malaysia
Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersBlock C4 & C5, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62662 Putrajaya
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executive
  • Datuk Seri Dr. Mohd Azhar bin Hj. Yahaya, Secretary General
Websitewww.mestecc.gov.my
Footnotes
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Main Focuses

  1. Green and Efficient Energy Sector
    • To increase the percentage from 2% to 20% of renewable energy for electricity generation
    • To improve the national energy efficiency
    • To improve the efficiency and transparency of the energy market to ensure the best tariffs for energy consumers
  2. Environmental Pollution-free and Resistance to Climate Change
    • Leading the country towards a free non-biodegradable plastic
    • To reduce pollution through education and enforcement
    • To prepare country to address climate change through adaptation and mitigation
  3. Wealth Creation Through Science and Technology
    • Demand-driven R&D through close collaboration with the industry
    • To increase technology commercialization into marketplace
    • To increase industrial productivity through science & technology applications

Vision

Energy sustainability, wealth creation through science and technology and environmental sustainability

Mission

  • MESTECC as a premier workplace and inculcate the values of Excellence, Integrity and Future Focused
  • Manage energy resources strategically to optimize renewable energy and energy efficiency services as well as to ensure continuous supply of electricity that is affordable and sustainable
  • Explore, develop and capitalize science and technology based on the country's economic interests through R&D&I strategic collaboration with the industry as a measure to increase commercialization of technology and labor productivity
  • Preserve the environment through education, awareness and enforcement towards pollution-free environment as well as leading climate change adaptation and mitigation measures to ensure country's resilience and create new growth opportunities

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