Observation of on-site energy conservation audits and discussion of the results in “Project for Training Qualified Energy Manager Trainers” in Malaysia
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Under the instruction and financial support of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) (in the project for contributing to rational use of energy in developing nations and the EE&C capacity building program), the Energy Conservation Center, Japan (ECCJ) observed and provided guidance for energy conservation audits implemented at two factories in Malaysia as part of the training of trainers (TOT) under the AJEEP (ASEAN-Japan Energy Efficiency Partnership) Scheme 2 Qualified Energy Manager Training Project during the three-day period between September 17 and 19, 2019. In addition, ECCJ visited the university which the persons conducting the energy audit belonged to, where they held exchanges of opinions.
(1) ECCJ observed an energy conservation audit at a sewing plant, and implemented training of younger staff members.
(2) ECCJ held an energy conservation audit kickoff meeting at a printing plant.
(3) ECCJ held a meeting regarding an energy conservation training course at the University of Technology Malaysia.
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(1) At the sewing factory, ECCJ implemented training of the younger factory staff based on the report that had been created, and undertook the role of promoting activities as a trainer.
(2) At the printing plant, ECCJ gave an explanation of purpose at the audited factory in the kickoff meeting, and was able to gain the cooperation of the audit destination so that energy conservation proposals can be made going forward.
(3) ECCJ held a meeting at the University of Technology Malaysia where they discussed the establishment of an energy conservation training course linked to leading-edge software and actual equipment comprising already developed 3D and virtual reality technologies, and confirmed the approach with the intention to continue cooperation going forward.
* AJEEP: ASEAN-JAPAN Energy Efficiency Partnership
Program for building EE&C capacity in the ASEAN region by dispatching experts and implementing training in Japan