The Energy Commission of Malaysia (EC) has issued a Request for Proposla (RfP) document hoping to auction up to 460MWac of large-scale solar capacity.
Under EC’s second competitive bidding programme, it hopes to awards projects of 1-30MW capacity to make up a total of 360MW in Peninsular Malaysia and 100MW in Sabah and Labuan in the East.
All solar plants will be connected to the grid, with power purchase agreements to be signed with the main utilities Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) or Sabah Electricity Sdn. Bhd. (SESB).
The RfP document was made available last week and the deadline for submissions is 1 August 2017.
Last November PV Tech caught up with Catherine Ridu, chief executive officer of the Malaysia Sustainable Development Authority (SEDA) to discuss the policies needed to drive solar in the Southeast Asian country.
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