In a significant move towards promoting sustainable energy solutions in Southeast Asia, Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari), a leading provider of clean energy solutions, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Keppel’s Infrastructure Division. The collaboration aims to explore and develop specific sustainability-related opportunities in the region. The MoU was formalized during the Energy Asia conference in Kuala Lumpur, where policymakers and industry leaders gathered to advance Asia’s net-zero ambitions.
Representatives from Gentari and Keppel were present at the signing ceremony, including Gentari’s Chief Renewables Officer, Low Kian Min, and Tan Boon Leng, Managing Director of Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd. Gentari’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sushil Purohit, and Cindy Lim, CEO of Keppel’s Infrastructure Division, also attended the event.
The MoU between the two companies aims to harness synergies in renewable and low-carbon energy projects, electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, and roaming services. The collaboration seeks to build economies of scale, facilitate mutual support in market access, and foster capability development. Furthermore, the agreement paves the way for potential collaboration in Energy-as-a-Service opportunities, which include energy efficiency and energy management projects.
Expressing enthusiasm about the collaboration, Gentari’s CEO, Sushil Purohit, commented, “We are excited to collaborate with Keppel via this MoU, as it represents a significant step in growing the application of sustainable energy solutions across Southeast Asia. By leveraging our combined capabilities in areas such as renewable energy, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and sustainable energy applications, we aim to deliver innovative solutions that support the region’s net zero ambitions. Together, we are committed to reshaping the energy landscape and creating a greener future for Southeast Asia.”
Keppel’s Infrastructure Division CEO, Cindy Lim, also emphasized their commitment to addressing immediate urban and climatic challenges in Southeast Asia. She stated, “Keppel is pleased to collaborate with Gentari on a targeted slate of initiatives that will help to address immediate urban and climatic challenges in Southeast Asia. The MoU is a testament to Gentari and Keppel’s shared commitment towards helping the region get closer to net zero. Through collaborating on sustainable infrastructure projects and Energy-as-a-Service with Gentari, we aim to leverage each other’s strengths to improve urban environments and enhance access to e-mobility.”