Malaysia-based Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and US-based Trilliant have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that provides technical exchange collaboration framework to meet Malaysia's smart energy needs.

The MoU will provide a framework for collaboration between TNB and Trilliant to exchange technical information and training, and to explore models to deliver smart grid benefits such as enhanced energy efficiency, improved reliability, and energy security to the people throughout TNB’s customer base in Malaysia.

TNB president and CEO Datuk Seri Ir. Azman Bin Mohd said "The company is delighted to have this technical exchange collaboration with Trilliant as it looks to build a smart energy infrastructure to deliver benefits to its customers and help Malaysia continue on its economic growth path."

"Trilliant is one of the global leaders in the smart grid industry and we look forward to a successful collaboration in reaching this goal," Bin Mohd added.

Trilliant Asia Pacific managing director Bryan Spear said: "We look forward to a long-term technical exchange collaboration that will help enhance energy security and sustainability, and contribute to developing a sustainable high-tech industry in Malaysia."