Brunei Darussalam’s intention of moving towards zero pollution by 2050 is supported by specific energy transition initiatives as part of the National Climate Change Policy in diversifying the energy mix. The Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office underlined the matter while attending the 2nd Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting held during the ‘Tokyo Green Transformation Week’.
Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Retired Major General Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof also explained that Brunei Darussalam plays a role in the exploration of hydrogen potential in collaboration with Japan to execute a Global Hydrogen Supply Chain Demonstration. The hydrogen transport through sea shipping is technologically feasible. But the cost and economies of scale, remain as key challenges. Yang Berhormat also held a bilateral meeting with The Honourable Nakatani Shinichi, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan at the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Headquarters in Tokyo. During the meeting, both ministers emphasized the importance of the long-standing energy cooperation between Brunei Darussalam and Japan as well as explore possible opportunities on energy transition efforts.
Source: Radio Television Brunei