2600 Solar Engineers needed in Malaysia by 2020

Increase Demand for Solar Engineers (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)

According to a report in Bernama, Malaysia will need 2,600 solar engineers by 2020. Below are the main points of the report.

  • To emerge as the third largest global producer of solar cells, Malaysia will need 2,600 solar engineers in the field of electrical and electronics by 2020, according to Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam during the National Seminar Solar Technology 2012 event held yesterday.
  • Presently, China and Germany lead in the global production of solar cells. Malaysia aspires to be the 3rd leading country by 2020 by producing 17% of the global output.
  • He said the development of the solar industry in this country is an economic sector that has the support of the ministry and government agencies.
  • To date, Malaysia has now foreign companies investing in the photovoltaic filed such as AUO Sunpower Solar Inc., in Malacca.
  • Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam hopes that trainees will focus on the good employment opportunities in this sector.

To find work in the Solar Power industry, students should study Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Choose the best university for engineering with good facilities, experienced lecturers and an English-speaking student environment.

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