Scenario workshop for energy transition in Malaysia

Dr. Renato Lima de Oliveira, Tan Zhai Gen, Deborah Chow, Vaisnavi Mogan Rao, | Research Series
Research Center: Center of Technology, Strategy & Sustainability
On the 7th and 8th of December 2021, the Center of Technology, Strategy and Sustainability, in collaboration with the Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia (ISIS Malaysia) and the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Germany co-organised a 2 days scenarios building workshop at the Asia School of Business aimed at charting out the multiple outcomes and pathways for the future of Malaysian energy in 2050 and how much of it will be made up on renewable energy technologies, based on the cross-impact-balance (CIB) method.

The scenario workshop was attended by key stakeholders within the Malaysian energy sectors, including researchers, private sector leaders, policymakers and NGOs. Led by Dr Esther Schuch & Dr Jude Kurniawan from IASS, Professor Renato Lima de Oliveira, Faculty Director of CTSS, ASB and Mr Alizan Mahadi, Senior Director from ISIS, participants worked together to identify the various pathways and interactions between the variables and drivers of the pathway of the future of Malaysia energy, and discussing the specific policies in Malaysia.

Results of the workshop are currently being analysed and will be publicly available here in the CTSS website soon. The workshop is part of a larger MOU partnership between ASB CTSS and IASS, which also comprises of other ongoing collaboration on the area of energy transition and climate policies.