Site offices for PSI project to use renewable energy

In line with the commitment to build an ESG- (environment, social and governance) compliant Penang South Islands’ (PSI), the project’s site offices will strive to use renewable resources to meet their operational needs. SRS Consortium deputy project director Azmi Mohamad said the Marine Operation Control Centre (MOCC) in Batu Maung ... Read More

Penang to resubmit South Reclamation EIA report before March 2022

The Penang government will resubmit the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the development of three artificial islands under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project before March next year, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. He said the state government and its project implementation partner SRS Consortium are updating the ... Read More

Penang govt to resubmit EIA for PSR project

The Penang State Government will resubmit the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project to the Department of Environment (DOE), says State Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari. He said the project was for the state's economic recovery post-COVID-19, and he hoped it ... Read More

PSI project on hold after fisher folk win appeal, Penang may file judicial review against the decision

The Penang government may apply for a judicial review against the Appeal Board’s decision earlier today that cancelled approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of its ambitious sea reclamation to build three artificial islands. State executive councillor Zairil Khir Johari said the state will consider using this legal option ... Read More

PSI project brings social uplift to local community

The Penang South Islands (PSI) project is bringing social uplift to the local community besides creating new land bank for the state’s future development, Penang Infrastructure Corporation (PIC) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Farizan Darus said. He was tasked by the Penang government to oversee the execution of the project. Farizan ... Read More

Penang South Islands project to go on despite objections

Despite numerous objections from various parties, the Penang government will proceed with the Penang South Islands (PSI) project, formerly known as Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said it is not about choosing one or the other – referring to the PSI, the environment issue and ... Read More

Penang South Islands – IoT-Enabled Sustainable Smart City

The Malaysian state of Penang is fast becoming an IoT-Enabled Smart City modeled on the tenets of green living, strong ESG principles and sustainable economic momentum. Soon, it could be one of Southeast Asia’s hottest investment destinations. Central to that transformation is Penang South Islands (PSI). The three-island development will ... Read More

Penang South Islands – The Winning Design by BIG

BIG, Hijjas and Ramboll are selected as winners of Penang State Government’s international competition to design a masterplan for Penang South Islands. The proposal entitled BiodiverCity, fits into the island's 2030 vision, providing Penangites with approximately 4.6km of public beaches, 600 acres of parks and a 25km waterfront. An Urban ... Read More

Danish architecture firm chosen as lead master plan designer for PSI

Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been chosen as the lead master plan designer for the Penang South Island (PSI), which is also known as the Penang South Reclamation (PSR). BIG and their Malaysian associate Hijjas Architect & Planner were selected, out of five world-renowned teams, together with their ... Read More

Penang South Islands

The Penang South Island (PSI) project embodies the social and economic goals at the heart of Penang 2030. Measuring 4,500 acres of state-owned land, the project will span three islands that comprise an advanced new ecosystem and serve as a model for the future of work and livability in Malaysia ... Read More