Solarvest Explores Partnership to Develop Hyperscale Green Data Centre Testbed in Borneo

From left: Nic Chong Lin Kong, director of GreenBay CES; Haji Azmi Haji Bujang, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Education, Innovation and Talent Development and Deputy Chairman of Sarawak Biodiversity Council; Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, Deputy Premier of Sarawak, Minister for Internal Trade, Industry and Investment; Ye Zhonghua, director of the Board of Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd; Leon Liew Chee Ing, director of Solarvest Borneo; Oliver Liu, vice-president of Public Affairs and Communications Department of Huawei Technologies (Malaysia)

KUALA LUMPUR: Solarvest Holdings Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary Solarvest Borneo Sdn Bhd is exploring a collaboration with Centre for Technology Excellence Sarawak (Centexs), Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and GreenBay CES Sdn Bhd towards developing the hyperscale green data centre industry in Borneo.

In a statement, Solarvest said the partnership aims to establish a hyperscale green data centre testbed and training programme in Sarawak.

Under the partnership, Solarvest Borneo will contribute its expertise in green energy and energy efficient solutions.

Meanwhile, Centexs will provide a dedicated testbed area for practicial data centre operations training and Huawei Malaysia will leverage its technological know-how in cloud computing, enterprise intelligence, renewable energy and data centres to support the training needs of the programme.

Solarvest said the centre will spur researvh and development collaboration and intellectual property creation in clean energy solutions.

Under this collaboration, the four parties aim to promote environmental responsibility by establishing hyperscale data centers that reduce carbon footprint and optimise resource utilisation.

Solarvest said this will lead to enhacncing the sustainability, reliability and efficiency of data services.

“Leveraging on Solarvest’s expertise in green energy and energy efficiency solutions, we are positioned to play a pivotal role in creating environmentally conscious and energy-efficient data centres. Our strategy incorporates renewable energy sources, cutting-edge cooling methods, and efficient server designs, all contributing to a substantial reduction in energy consumption and emissions,” said Solarvest Borneo director Leon Liew Chee Ing.

Taken from The Star

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