SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy



The five targets within SDG 7 aim to provide affordable and safe energy to all communities. The global reliance on fossil fuels as our main source of energy must be shifted to safe and sustainable energy for the planet and people. This includes investing in more renewable energy, ensuring accessible energy services and more. 

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Solar Panel Project

Malaysia enjoys an average of 4 to 6 hours of effective sunlight. As such, solar panels will help reduce the maximum demand for power consumption during the day. The University as invested over RM2 million with a payback of 6 years. The capacity of the solar system based on the simulation using the PVSyst for Sunway University is 600kWp. The solar panels are installed on the University Building and the North Building rooftops.

Make It Challenge


Make It Challenge

The Make It Challenge (MIC) is a unique learning opportunity to collaborate and address issues revolving around the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs).
Candidates of the Doctor of Philosophy in Sustainability Science and Technology students, also known as TEAM ENERGY, won the Inaugural Best Innovation Award 2022 for their idea of an economical solution to mitigate the thermal comfort of buildings during the summer and winter seasons using Phase Change Materials (PCMs). The University provided a RM 2,000 cash prize and a wildcard entry for the LaunchX Startup Incubation Programme which provides mentorship and assistance to accelerate this start-up potential as they commercialise the idea.  

Sustainable Construction & Retrofitting

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Sustainable Construction & Retrofitting

The University applies sustainable construction and retrofitting throughout the campus. Campus buildings incorporate passive cooling, natural ventilation, natural lighting and built-in UV shielding features which are low-energy cooling options compared to air conditioning systems.