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Malaysia launches 500 MW solar tender

Selected projects will range from 1-100 MW in capacity. The procurement exercise is the third round of Malaysia’s LSS program for large-scale renewables.


India: 25% safeguard duty will threaten ongoing solar PV projects

The two-year period of the recommended safeguard duty is very short, discouraging any investment in setting up new solar manufacturing capacity, say analysts and companies pv magazine spoke to. At the same time, for solar project developers, the duty will impact tariffs to the tune of 12-15%, posing an immediate threat to viability of projects under execution, they add.


Malaysia’s PA Resources secures $154m First Solar supply contract

The Kuala Lumpur-based manufacturing subsidiary of PA Group has signed a deal worth 600 million Malaysian Ringgit to supply certain materials and goods to First Solar for the production of its thin film modules.


40 MW PV project awarded to Scatec Solar in Malaysia

Scatec Solar will construct 40 MW plant, which is expected to be grid connected in the second half of 2019.

Another 30 MW awarded in Malaysian solar auction

A Cypark Resources Berhad (CRB) subsidiary has been awarded a 30 MW PV project in Malaysia’s latest solar auction. The country is expected to install 197 MW this year.


Tenaga wins contract to build 30 MW Malaysian solar farm

The large-scale PV project will be built in Malaysia’s Kedah state in the northwest of the country. Tenaga Nasional Berhad was awarded the development rights following a competitive bidding process overseen by the Energy Commission.

ET Energy to build 61 MWp solar project in Malaysia

With over 220,000 solar modules installed on 110 hectares of land, the project is expected to be switched on by the end of 2018.

GPTech to supply 197 MW inverters to PV projects in Malaysia

The Spanish inverter specialist is to supply solar farms being built in Malaysia by Norway’s Scatec Solar, which in turn is working with local ITRAMAS-led consortium on three 21-year PPAs with the country’s largest electricity utility, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB).

Huawei begins string inverter installation at 50 MW Malaysian solar farm

The project will become the largest single solar site in Malaysia once completed. Chinese inverter company Huawei is installing its SUN2000-42KTL string inverters at the plant.


Malaysian researchers test demand response with residential PV systems

New research sheds light on the benefits of demand response applications in a low voltage distribution network with an integrated PV system.


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