Sarawak to take over all Rural Electrification Scheme projects

The Sarawak government aims to have electricity coverage statewide by 2025. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 29, 2020.

THE Sarawak Utilities Ministry has stepped in to revive all 23 Rural Electrification Scheme (RES) projects, located mainly in the northern region, that are significantly behind schedule.

Minister Stephen Rundi Utom said this is part of the state government’s efforts to realise the goal of full electricity coverage in five years’ time.

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