Malaysian electric utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MuU) with US-based smart grid platform company Trilliant for providing technical exchange collaboration framework to meet Malaysia's smart energy needs.

The MoU is expected to provide a framework for collaboration between TNB and Trilliant for exchanging 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.