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Byline: Geraldine Lim
DOING easily what others find it easy is talent, doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
He may not be a total genius but he is an expert in what he is good at.
Many might have known him since his involvement in the Malaysia Building Integrated Photovoltaic (MBIPV) project in 2005 but not many know he's the key person who developed and drafted the country's National Green Technology Policy and the mastermind who drafted the soon-to-be implemented Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) policy and Renewable Energy (RE) Act.
NST Property catches up with Ahmad Hadri Haris on his solar journey and his thoughts on the future of this renewable energy.
Tell us about yourself.
I was born in Alor Star, Kedah, and moved to Kuala Lumpur when I was five. I had my early education at SK Hishamuddin and SRK Bandar Bangi, and later at SM Sultan Abdul Halim, a boarding school in Jitra. After my Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, I received a Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) scholarship to study in England. I was at Petersborough Regional College for two years for my Business Education Council National Diploma and University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology to complete my bachelor degree in mechanical engineering.
I returned in 1997 to work with TNB at the Research & …