Ep 42. Adrian Lasimbang – Renewable Energy Social Entrepreneur
What It’s About
In this episode Dana speaks with Adrian Lasimbang who is the executive director of
Penampang Renewable Energy as well as Tonibung and C.R.E.A.T.E. which are all Sabah
based social enterprises focused on bringing micro-hydro power to rural villages and also
creating sustainable jobs and training opportunities for the indigenous Sabah people.
Penampang Renewable Energy, Sdn. Bhd. (PRE) is a start-up social enterprise that both
manufactures and retails clean energy equipment and provides installation services through
its community-based workshop, CREATE.
PRE’s mission is to increase and improve energy access throughout Malaysia by providing
Malaysian communities with affordable and integrated renewable energy services through an
PRE is located in Kampung Nampasan, an indigenous village a short distance from the city of
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Their facility includes an office, workshop, classrooms, and living
quarters for staff, visitors, and trainees.
To find out more about Adrian and his work check out: