IMC-2017 Learning Session - 50:00
by Mohd Hakimi Usa Ahmad and Bibi Sabrena Sakanda, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.
Malaysia has come a long way since the country recorded its first flight more than a century ago with five international airports in Malaysia and one in turkey, 16 domestic airports and 18 short take-off and landing ports, Malaysia Airports is now the second largest airport group in the world in terms of number of passengers handled. Malaysia Airports’ Engineering Division is responsible for the maintenance of the group’s airport infrastructure to ensure we continue to offer the most efficient and secure service to our airline partners, as well as to the passengers who use our facilities. The Engineering assets that worth billions of Ringgit shall be managed in highest levels of efficiency for ensuring public safety and excellent passenger/user experience.
In line with our green commitments, and our support for the national goal of reducing 45% of carbon emissions by 2030, we are working to reduce energy consumption and ensure more of our power is derived from renewable sources. Already, we have been able to reduce electricity consumption by 9,510,583kWh/year – equivalent to 1,463 homes electrified per year. The installation of light emitted diode (LED) masts has created a significant energy saving of69% or 782,784 kWh/year, and also reduced carbon emissions at KLIA by 1,951 tonnes CO2e per year. The e-Energy Management System (EnMS), a globally accepted framework for managing energy, has been in use since and allows us to monitor and adjust the energy performance, profile and building energy index of each facility.
Engineering Division Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) has continuously and rigorously strive on improving the business and service by leveraging on the latest technologies on Energy Management. Malaysia Airport energy policy was established in 9th January 2012 with the main objective of this policy are to improve energy consumption efficiency, reduce utility cost, optimize capital expenditure for energy efficiency and strive to become a world-class energy management in airports industry. One of Malaysia Airports’ core values is to take great concern care on the environmental sustainability, with the elements of energy and carbon reduction through the establishment of Carbon Management Plan (CMP) by reducing total direct emission by 10% in 2020.