TNB gets Siemens as diamond sponsor of CEPSI 2018


Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has secured Siemens AG as a diamond sponsor for the Conference of Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI 2018), which the utility company will host from Sept 17-22, 2018.

TNB chief corporate officer Datuk Wira Roslan Ab Rahman (picture), who is also secretary general (2017/2018) of the Association of Electricity Supply Industry of East Asia and Western Pacific (AESIEAP), said with the inclusion of Siemens, there are 18 sponsors, to date, for CEPSI 2018.

“We are pleased to have Siemens — renowned for its strength in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalisation, on board as a sponsor for our CEPSI 2018.

“Its sponsorship is another testament that CEPSI is a must-attend event for electricity industry players to gain insight, exchange information, showcase their latest technology and gain from networking opportunities,” he said in a statement.

ABB Group, General Electric Co, Accenture, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Sarawak Energy Bhd and PT CG Power Systems Indonesia are platinum sponsors of the event, while Tai & Chyun Associates Industries Inc is a gold sponsor.

TNB also secured Schneider Electric SE, Pestech Energy Sdn Bhd and Ernst & Young as silver sponsors, while Nokia, GMR Energy Ltd, Malakoff Corp Bhd, Oracle Corp, PwC, Andritz AG and Sagemcom are bronze sponsors.

CEPSI 2018, themed “Reimagining Utility of the Future”, will underpin the current scenario of how the electric supply industry is transforming in response to the emergence and convergence of technology disruptions, economic shifts, evolving sustainability and regulatory requirements, as well as increasing customer expectations.

Over 1,500 delegates, comprising industry leaders, senior executives, government officials and professional experts from all over the world are expected to attend. — Bernama