The Energy Commission (EC) is a statutory body responsible for regulating the energy sector for the electricity supply industry and piped gas in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah. Energy Commission ensure electricity and piped gas channeled to consumers are safe, reliable and at a reasonable price.
In order to further improve the performance of the energy supply industry, on May 1, 2001, the Malaysian Government has established the Energy Commission under the Energy Commission Act 2001. Energy Commission fully operational on 1 January 2002 and took over the role of the Department of Electricity and Gas which was dissolved on the same date. energy sector in Malaysia has undergone rapid and significant changes since the 1990s. This is driven by the government’s intention to increase the security of energy supply, improve the efficiency and quality of utility services and increase private sector participation in infrastructure development.
Responsibility Energy Commission was constituted under the Energy Commission Act (2001) and related acts and regulations as follows : • Electricity Supply Act 1990 (Amendment) 2001 • Gas Supply Act 1993 (Amendment) 2001 • Supply Regulations Licensee 1990 (Amendment) 2002 • Electricity Regulations 1994 (Amendment) 2003 • Gas Supply Regulations 1997 (Amendment ) 2000 • Electricity Supply Regulations (Compounding of Offences) 2001 • Gas Supply (Compounding Offences) 2006 • Management Regulations of Electricity Energy Efficient 2008
Energy Commission strives to be the regulator of the energy sector for effective and competent in the field of energy.
The Energy Commission is determined to balance the needs of consumers and energy providers to ensure the supply of safe and reliable at a reasonable price, to protect the public interest, and to promote economic development and competitive market in a sustainable environment.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Economic Regulatory - to promote efficiency and economy in the generation, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electricity and piped gas; promote and protect competition and to ensure a fair market conduct and efficient, or in the event there is no competition in the energy market, ensure that does not happen monopoly case in terms of generation, production, distribution of electricity and gas industry.
- Regulatory Technical - ensuring electricity and piped gas supply is secure, reliable and good quality.
- Regulatory Safety - protecting the public from dangers arising from the generation, transmission and distribution electricity and piped gas supply and utilization.
- Protection - protect consumers in dispute resolution, affordability of services and supplies, as well as quality service providers, energy.
The Energy Commission is governed by the Chairman and Members of the Commission who is responsible to the Minister in charge of energy aspects. Functions and roles performed by the Energy Commission departments, units and nine (9) Area Office
No. 12, Jalan Tun Hussein
GPS coordinates: N02 ° 55 ’09.1 “, E101 ° 41′ 17.7″
Toll Free: 1-800-2222-78 (ST)
Phone: 03-8870 8500
Fax: 03-8888 8637
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