Waznatol Widad Mohamad Ishak

Waznatol Widad Mohamad Ishak
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) | uniten · Institute of Energy Policy and Research (IEPRe)

Master of Science

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Introduction
Waznatol Widad currently works at Institute Energy Policy and Research (IEPRe, UNITEN). The research interest is in Energy, Gas and Water Services and Utilities focusing in term of economic feasibility and sustainability as well as system modeling. The most recent project research is related to circular economy approach towards wastewater services.

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In 2009, government of Malaysia has announced a National Renewable Energy Policy and Action Plan as part of their commitment to accelerate the growth in renewable energies (RE). However, an adoption of RE as a main source of energy is still at an early stage due to lack of public awareness and acceptance on RE. Up to date, there are insufficient st...
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One of Malaysia Electricity Supply Industry (MESI) objectives is to ensure Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) economic viability based on a fair economic electricity pricing. In meeting such objective, a framework that investigates the effect of cost of service (COS) on revenue is in great need. This paper attempts to present a conceptual framework that...
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Renewable Energy studies are gaining more interest by involved parties such as energy producer as well as research community. However, there are still limited number of studies in particular concerning instrument to measure public participation towards Renewable Energy (RE) development in Malaysia. The instrument for assessing public participation...
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Sustainable energy is described as energy that meets the present demand without jeopardizing the needs of future generation. Sustainable development of energy has become the main focus of recent national policies, strategies and development plans of many countries. Renewable energy (RE) is brought to play as it is deemed sustainable and has the pot...
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Energy security and sustainability are undeniably the main concerns in combatting climate change. While an immediate call for all-green and renewable energy seems to be impossible due to huge financial implications and inadequate supporting energy structure, an alternative to fossil fuels needs to be established. Natural gas, a naturally occurring...
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Sustainable energy development had been signified as the pathways for the global energy transition, that drive important changes in how energy is being generated, transmitted, and consumed. The concept of Circular Economy (CE) has been proposed to address the environmental problem by minimizing the resource inputs and emission generation, reuse the...
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Lack of an established measuring instrument for public participation towards renewable energy (RE) development has become a crucial concern for the researchers. Therefore, this research aims to develop and validate the instruments that measure public participation towards renewable energy development (PPRED) in Malaysia. This study incorporates deg...
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The need to mitigate CO2 emissions from the transportation sector has necessitated the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and other forms of alternative vehicles. Despite the global rise of EVs demand as a complementary means of green transportations, the level of adoption in Malaysia is still not encouraging. Therefore, this study aimed to invest...
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Renewable Energy studies are gaining more interest by involved parties such as energy producer as well as research community. However, there are still limited number of studies in particular concerning instrument to measure public participation towards Renewable Energy (RE) development in Malaysia. The instrument for assessing public participation...
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Research Highlights This paper aims to assess the current progress of RE in this country and identify the impact of business sustainability idea towards RE policy development. The extensive review presented in this work offers a useful reference for policy makers, corporate managers and researchers who have vested interest in business sustainabilit...
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One of Malaysia Electricity Supply Industry (MESI) objectives is to ensure Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) economic viability based on a fair economic electricity pricing. In meeting such objective, a framework that investigates the effect of cost of service (COS) on revenue is in great need. This paper attempts to present a conceptual framework that...

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The study will be conducted to accomplish the following research objective: •To evaluate the environmental and economic performance of the business-as-usual (BAU) scenario of wastewater by-product treatment plant. •To propose improved management or policy strategies to reduce the environmental and economic impact associated to wastewater by-product treatment.