KUALA LUMPUR, 13 September 2023 - PETRONAS, Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari), Amazon and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will collaborate in an effort to intensify their sustainability and decarbonisation initiatives in the accelerated global energy transition.
This aligns with PETRONAS' commitment to deliver affordable, low-carbon energy solutions while concurrently reducing the emissions intensity of its operations. Leveraging Gentari's expertise in clean energy solutions, the move also supports Amazon's commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
The collaboration between the parties reflects a comprehensive approach towards sustainability, technological advancement, and socio-economic progress, which will involve exploring potentials in the following areas:
PETRONAS Senior Vice President of Project Delivery and Technology, Datuk Bacho Pilong said, “PETRONAS believes that collaborations such as this, which builds on our long-standing relationship with Amazon and AWS and the expertise of Gentari in clean energy solutions, are vital to support Asia’s and the world’s transition towards cleaner energy. We invite like-minded partners to join forces in strengthening a sprawling innovation ecosystem that can address the many challenges along our journey to actualise a sustainable future together.”
Gentari CEO, Sushil Purohit added, "This collaboration between Gentari, PETRONAS, Amazon and AWS marks a pivotal moment as we strive to be at the forefront of energy transition, driving change to create a cleaner, more sustainable future. In line with our aim of becoming a valued clean energy solutions partner via our comprehensive offerings in renewable energy, hydrogen, and green mobility, Gentari is excited to support Amazon's responsible approach in decarbonising their operations and helping them achieve their net zero aspirations.”
“Achieving a net zero future requires immediate and wide-ranging innovation across all industries, including the energy sector,” said AWS ASEAN’s Managing Director, Conor McNamara. “We are deepening our collaboration with PETRONAS and Gentari to support our shared goals of building a more sustainable world through nurturing expertise and technology. Together with PETRONAS and Gentari, and with our upcoming AWS Region in Malaysia, we look forward to supporting businesses and communities to advance their climate and digitalisation ambitions with the latest cloud technology and talent development.”