Gading Kencana

About Us

Our Company

Gading Kencana Sdn Bhd is a renewable energy services company founded by Ir Guntor Tobeng and Hasnah Awang. Recognising the potential of renewable energy in Malaysia, the founders have been steering the company steadily forward from its inception, first in the solar lights market, then progressing to solar and hybrid systems and recently breaking into large-scale solar PV systems with outputs by the hundreds of kilowatts. With growth, the company has added even more services, from energy audits to energy efficiency consultancy and more, to offer clients a full one-stop service for all their renewable energy needs.

With a core staff of engineers, Gading Kencana is well positioned to offer expertise and knowledge in renewable energy system design and installation, especially solar PV, to consumers and businesses. Staff are regularly kept up-to-date on the latest technology and hands-on training is an absolute must.

The company works hard to constantly improve and is the only energy service company in the industry to be awarded ISO 9000 certification. Recognition for outstanding management is evident from Gading’s many awards, the most recent being the prestigious Malaysian SME Enterprise 50 award. Gading Kencana is well-qualified to carry out technical and electrical works with the appropriate certification such as Class 1 Electrical Contractor and Class C Civil Contractor from Pusat Khidmat Kontraktor and is also a G7 Contractor with the Construction Industry Development Board, Malaysia.

Armed with these strengths, Gading Kencana is well-poised to take the Malaysian as well as the international market by storm.

Vision & Mission

Our vision is to build a sustainable and profitable business in Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy; while undertaking research and development in sound system and steel furniture fabrication.

Our mission is to provide the best quality of service to our clients. While others ‘talk’ about quality, we at GADING KENCANA ‘live’ it. Our Quality Policy and ISO 9000:2008 certification has kept us on our toes and gained the respect of our clients; a fact that we are proud to lay claim to.

Awards & Certs

Gading Kencana has built an excellent reputation and track record, as evident by the many certificates and awards won. No matter how big or small the job, you will always have peace of mind.


Ir. Guntor Tobeng One of the leading figures in the Malaysian renewable energy business today, Ir.Guntor Tobeng is a popular speaker on energy issues and a Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. Guntor can lay claim to an interest in energy management that goes back to the late 1980s when he was involved with energy saving fluorescent lamps at Philips (M) Sdn Bhd.

The Managing Director Dato of Gading Kencana Sdn Bhd , he is today actively involved in many aspects of the company’s business, from Financial to Business Development, Liaison with various authorities and more. He brings a progressive vision, analytical mind and calm professionalism daily to the running of the Gading Kencana business. Importantly, he brings many years of experience in many critical areas gained from stint in both Philips and ABL Security Sdn Bhd. These include Strategic Business Planning, R&D, Project Management, marketing and distribution, procurement, personnel and sourcing of technical professionals, at both domestic and regional levels.

His passion remains, however, an active involvement in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy sectors in Malaysia. To this end, he has been significantly involved. Over many years, in several major projects.

  • Lead Consultant for the Preparation of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Blueprint for Iskandar Regional Development Authority.
  • Technical Advisor for The Malaysia Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvement project forwarded by UNDP.
  • Solar Hybrid System for Electrification of Remote Schools in Sabah – Turnkey Project.
  • Lead Consultant for the Energy Efficiency Studies for Sewerage Treatment Plants for Indah Water Konsortium.
  • Lead Consultant for Energy Efficiency studies for Prime Minister’s Office Complex and Ministry of Health Complex in Putrajaya.
  • Secretariat for the Development of Energy Efficiency Regulation.
  • Participated in the Drafting of the Performance Contracting contract document for Energy Efficiency Services.
  • Project Director of the R&D team for the development of a Power Quality Conditioning System called ACE (Automated Conversation of Energy)
  • Project Director for the preparation of the proposal and preliminary audit for energy efficiency and renewable energy programme for 7 City/Town councils in Malaysia.
  • Leader of the investigation team to assess the situational status of the potential of rice husk based co-gen projects for Beras Nasional Berhad.
  • Project Director for the drafting of proposal for amendment of existing Uniform Building By-Law to incorporate Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Application.
  • Member of Energy Audit Team to investigate rubber glove factory in Muar, Johor under JETRO programme.
  • Participated actively in the “Demand Side Management” seminar conducted by Universiti Tenaga Nasional Technical Advisor for Component No.6 of the MIEEIP Programme GEF-UNDP Project.
  • Project Manager for the supply and delivery of Energy Audit Equipment to the value of RM2.3m to Pusat Tenaga Malaysia for the MIEEIP project.
  • Other energy audit procedures for various clients from an Automobile manufacturer to Rice Processing Complex, OEM manufacturer, Steel Pipe fabrication plant, Ceramic tiles manufacturer, Fibreboard manufacturer, Educational institute, Palm Oil Refinery, Town Council.

An accomplished speaker, he has presented papers at an international level including the Conference of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations in Manila and the World Renewable Energy Congress in Kuala Lumpur. He is also a published writer with contributions in the IEM Bulletin.


Awards & Achievements


Top Nominees for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

Category: Technology

SME Bank Entrepreneur Award 2015

Most Innovative Entrepreneur Award



The Brand Laureate SMEs Corporate Branding Award 2014

Category: Solar Energy Solutions

Malaysia’s Top 30 Catalyst in 2014, GreenTech Malaysia



Frost & Sullivan Malaysia 2013 Excellence Award

Entrepreneurial Company of the Year in Solar PV Market Award

SME Corp. Malaysia Enterprise 50 Award 2013

SME Corp. Malaysia

Best Innovation Award: Engineering and Industrial Design 2013

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