Electricity-saving initiatives have been underway since 2012. In addition to aiming to make UMP a Sustainable Campus, UMP denizens are encouraged to practice efficient and prudent use of electricity to help the university save on university management fund through ongoing campaign and electricity-saving initiatives.
In line with its goal of becoming a Sustainable Campus, UMP also emphasises the need to energy efficient appliance usage and smart building elements and update its elements to almost all existing and new development projects on campus. Beside that, UMP also involved in MYSUN Project. MYSUN is Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education project that aims to promote Malaysian University campuses as "living laboratories" for sustainability and energy efficiency.