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The Project

Northern Utility Resources (NUR), an independent utility was established to provides reliable electricity to the Kulim Hi-Tech Park in Kulim, Malaysia.   

The utility provides a reliable electricity supply to the Kulim Hi-Tech Park customers for whom a reliable and high-quality power supply is an essential requirement for their manufacturing processes. The Kulim Hi-Tech park customers include some of the world's leading electronic and chip manufacturing companies. 

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Our Approach

  • The Challenge

    Operate and manage Kulim Hi-Tech Park to deliver a world-class electricity service to meet customers' performance demands.

  • The Solution

    ESB International provided the expertise, management team and staff to manage, operate and maintain the NUR generation and transmission and distribution assess to world class standards of efficiency and safety.

What we delivered

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ESB International provided a management team that recruited, trained and developed local staff to operate and maintain the GGCT 220 MW powerplant, the transmission and distribution networks. 


The Results

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  • Customer growth from 50 to 4,500. 
  • Unit electricity sales increased from 378 GWh to 1,448 GWh. 
  • Excellent billing and cash collection performance.  
  • Power Reliability for customers 99.999-100%.  
  • No lost time accidents in over a 10-year period. 

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