Energy Commission seeks bids to build large scale solar PV plants

KUALA LUMPUR:  The Energy Commission is conducting a second competitive bidding process for companies to build large scale solar (LSS) photovoltaic (PV) plants in Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah/ Labuan.

It announced on Tuesday the plants will be connected to the grid and sell their energy to Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) or the Sabah Electricity Board (SESB) under a solar power purchase agreement.

“The LSS capacity to be tendered will be from one to 30 megawatt (MWac) with a target aggregate capacity of 360MWac in Peninsular Malaysia and 100MWac in Sabah/Labuan, which is expected to be commissioned by in 2019 to 2020,” it said.

The EC will also announce the injection points for the connections to the grid.

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