Implementation of renewable energy concept in the automotive in Malaysia An exploratory study

Muhsen Alhayali, Zaid Ahmed (2013) Implementation of renewable energy concept in the automotive in Malaysia An exploratory study. Masters thesis, UTeM.

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Abstract

With the growing concern about the consequences of climate change, and the increase in the rate of natural disasters around the workl, it becomes very important for the world to witness a great shift in the use of energy. Many solutions appaered to prevent the enviromrent from climate change. These solutions varies from developing new mechanisms and technologies to generate less C02 from fossil fuel such as energy efficiency concept in automotive, cement and petrochemical industries. Shifting from oil to gas in some industries like electricity generation and renewable energy which is the main focus of this research In Malaysia, renewable energy considers as a fifth source of energy. Different types ofrenewable energy have been used in various sectors. The aim of this research is to understand the level of renewable energy in Malaysia, the rules and regulations that have helped green technology to flourish in Ma1aysia, and finally how the automotive industry responses to the changes in the business enviromrent to meet the challenge of climate change. Four research questions have developed to achieve the aim of this research In designing this research two methods bave implemented; focused literature review and multiple case studies. to understand the beginning of the awareness towards climate change as well as the current situation of the renewable energy in Ma1aysia, literature review is a crucial fuctor to achieve the research aim. Multiple case studies will be followed in this research To have in depth understanding of renewable energy in Malaysia, case study is important. The findings of this research suggest that Green technology in Ma1aysia still in the developing stage. The investment in green products is too high which needs to consider in re1ation with market size. Ma1aysian government is playing the major role in supporting green ;oncept. in terms of the public awareness, more actions need to be taken to encourage more ;onsumers to consider green products\ services and their first choice.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Automobiles Technological innovations, Renewable energy sources
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Library > Tesis > FPTT
Depositing User: Salleh Mohd Nor
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2015 04:43
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2015 04:43
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/14969
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