KUALA LUMPUR: Pekat Group Bhd has secured a solar photovoltaic (PV) project for the contract sum of RM29.1mil in Kulai, Johor from D&Y Textile (M) Sdn Bhd.
The solar PV and earthing and lightning protection (E&LP) specialist, in a statement, said its wholly-owned subsidiary Pekat Solar Sdn Bhd had accepted a letter of Award to design, supply, install, test and commission grid connected solar PV systems under self-consumption (SELCO) scheme at three of its facilities in Sedenak Industrial Park, Kulai.
The entire project is scheduled to be completed within an eight-month period by December 2023.
Chief executive officer Tai Yee Chee said the project wins underscore continued demand for solar PV installations amid the rising electricity pricing regime and sustained demand for green energy.
“Pekat continues to promulgate the use of clean and sustainable energy and will continue to pursue projects as both an EPCC contractor and asset owner.
“With the ongoing take-up rate and trust by clients towards Pekat’s execution capabilities, we are positive on the outlook of the solar PV sector for the rest of the year,” he added.
With this new win, Pekat has successfully increased its order book to RM223mil.