Bringing Markets to the Resource:The Case of SCOREChang Ngee HuiEconomic AdviserState Planning UnitSarawakIHA World Congre...
Sarawak’s Problem: Big and Lonely• Geographically isolated, though strategically located(now)• Small economy, in need of a...
Connecting to the Global Supply Chain• Problems– Identifying specific products which Sarawak can produce– Identifying mark...
Sarawak as Energy Producer• Oil and gas• Hydro• Coal
Local Industrialisation• For the first time, Sarawak is using its energy resources todevelop industries a home• Why indust...
Current Work• Many interested investors because of availability of non-fossil fuel, more competitive• Building a totally n...
Social and Environmental ImpactAssessment (SEIA) StudySEIA StudySEIA for Dam ContemporaryEthnographyCulturalHeritage andAr...
Consultations. Nearly 40formal consultations and nearly 80informal consultations with thedirectly affected communities had...
Consultations/213 30 Nov-1 Dec 2010 Murum site visit with Robert Barclay, Independent Reviewer14 15 December 2010 General ...
Consultations/213 30 Nov-1 Dec 2010 Murum site visit with Robert Barclay, Independent Reviewer14 15 December 2010 General ...
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IHA 2013 World Congress: Bringing markets to the resource case study: Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy

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Hydropower can be a powerful engine for economic growth, especially when linked with industries that seek low-carbon energy supply. Traditional and new power-intensive industries, such as metal, manufacturing, consumer goods, and internet data centres, are particularly likely to demand low-carbon energy. How to successfully link generation with these industries’ demand for power? This session will present recent case studies and will discuss their regional impacts.

Case study: Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy, Mr Chang Ngee Hui, Economic Advisor, State Planning Unit

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IHA 2013 World Congress: Bringing markets to the resource case study: Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy

  1. 1. Bringing Markets to the Resource:The Case of SCOREChang Ngee HuiEconomic AdviserState Planning UnitSarawakIHA World Congress, Menara Sarawak Energy20 May 2013 (Monday)
  2. 2. Sarawak’s Problem: Big and Lonely• Geographically isolated, though strategically located(now)• Small economy, in need of a critical mass in economicactivity to take off• Large geographic space, relative to population size, withcostly infrastructure requirements to develop into theinterior• Agriculture, in need of higher value-added activities toimprove livelihood
  3. 3. Connecting to the Global Supply Chain• Problems– Identifying specific products which Sarawak can produce– Identifying markets for local products– Promoting local products– Cost competitiveness re transport and logistics• Solution: Think in reverse– Attract market to Sarawak with a real attraction– Projects will link Sarawak back to the markets and the globalsupply chain– Projects will form a basis for triggering off local activities– Construction, services, skills– SMEs, value chains, supply chains
  4. 4. Sarawak as Energy Producer• Oil and gas• Hydro• Coal
  5. 5. Local Industrialisation• For the first time, Sarawak is using its energy resources todevelop industries a home• Why industries – to generate higher income; agriculturehas the lowest productivity growth• Local communities unused to industrialisation – culturalshock• They want change for the better, and change starts witheconomics• After heavy industries, we need to focus on higher value-added industrial activities
  6. 6. Current Work• Many interested investors because of availability of non-fossil fuel, more competitive• Building a totally new infrastructure to cater to heavyindustries– Power generation and transmission– Port– Communications– Manpower training
  7. 7. Social and Environmental ImpactAssessment (SEIA) StudySEIA StudySEIA for Dam ContemporaryEthnographyCulturalHeritage andArchaeologyDevelopmentofResettlementAction PlanSEIA forResettlementEconomicStudy
  8. 8. Consultations. Nearly 40formal consultations and nearly 80informal consultations with thedirectly affected communities hadbeen conducted during the course ofthe SEIA Study. Major ones are:1 7 October 2009 Meeting with Affected Communities to introduce Study2 1 December 2009 Meeting to brief on resettlement and roles of government departments and agencies3 13 January 2010 Selection of Proposed Resettlement Site for Long Wat4 24 March 2010 Selection of Proposed Resettlement Sites for Plieran Group5 25 March 2010 Selection of Proposed Resettlement Site for Long Malim6 30 April 2010 First Murum Penan Development Meeting (MPDC)7 12 June 2010 Meeting Shin Yang and Pelieran Group8 7 July 2010 Briefing on Preliminary Feasibility Findings of Preferred Resettlement Sites20 August 2010 Briefing to SPA on SEIA for Murum Resettlement9 28 September 2010 Meeting with Long Malim to discuss voluntary resettlement site10 29 September 2010 Meeting with Plieran Group to discuss voluntary resettlement site11 30 September 2010 Meeting with Long Wat to discuss voluntary resettlement site12 29 October 2010 Meeting with Long Malim to confirm decision to move to TegulangDO Belaga Abdul Halimmoderating during thequestion and answer session,1 December 2009
  9. 9. Consultations/213 30 Nov-1 Dec 2010 Murum site visit with Robert Barclay, Independent Reviewer14 15 December 2010 General meeting of MPDC at Long Singu14 February 2011 Briefing of Murum SEIA to CM on resettlement site15 29 March 2011 Briefing to MPDC on confirmed resettlement site and land size16 30 June 2011 MPDC meeting at Sungei Asap17 1-2 July 2011 Metalun longhouse site selection exercise18 3 July 2011 Tegulang longhouse site selection exercise19 15 August 2011 Pegging of Tegulang longhouse sites20 17 August 2011 Site visit to present government’s longhouse sites counter-proposal21 27 September 2011 Pegging of Metalun longhouse sites22 29 September 2011 Meeting Briefing on Status of SEIA Study and Details of proposed longhouse design and enquiries on Penanrituals and customs during resettlement processThe affected communitieswere being briefed on thedesign of the longhouse, 22September 2011
  10. 10. Consultations/213 30 Nov-1 Dec 2010 Murum site visit with Robert Barclay, Independent Reviewer14 15 December 2010 General meeting of MPDC at Long Singu14 February 2011 Briefing of Murum SEIA to CM on resettlement site15 29 March 2011 Briefing to MPDC on confirmed resettlement site and land size16 30 June 2011 MPDC meeting at Sungei Asap17 1-2 July 2011 Metalun longhouse site selection exercise18 3 July 2011 Tegulang longhouse site selection exercise19 15 August 2011 Pegging of Tegulang longhouse sites20 17 August 2011 Site visit to present government’s longhouse sites counter-proposal21 27 September 2011 Pegging of Metalun longhouse sites22 29 September 2011 Meeting Briefing on Status of SEIA Study and Details of proposed longhouse design and enquiries on Penanrituals and customs during resettlement processThe affected communitieswere being briefed on thedesign of the longhouse, 22September 2011

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