Malaysia Embraces Hydrogen Technology for Net-Zero Carbon Future: Collaboration, Innovation, and Expertise

MOSTI delves into hydrogen technology for transportation sector

The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) is focusing on exploring the potential applications of hydrogen technology, particularly in the mobility sector. They aim to increase the adoption of hydrogen technology in Malaysia by collaborating with relevant ministries and agencies, thus creating a group of end-users in the country.

Recently, MOSTI organized a demonstration session at the lobby of the Investment, Trade, and Industry Ministry to showcase the potential of hydrogen technology in the mobility sector. Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli, Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability Minister Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad, and Investment, Trade, and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz were present at the session. The demonstration aimed to align with Malaysia’s commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 as outlined in the Hydrogen Economy and Technology Roadmap (HETR).

In addition to raising awareness about hydrogen technology, MOSTI plans to collaborate with the private sector to establish a mobile hydrogen refueling station. This initiative will not only highlight the capabilities and expertise of local talent but also position Malaysia as a leader in the hydrogen economy.

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