A round-up of the latest solar project development news from around the world, as Sungrow wins a significant order for its 1500V inverters, Scatec Solar completes a notable project in Malaysia and Hive Energy continues Spain’s solar run.
Major Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has started supplying power to the national grid from a part-completed 50MW solar power project in Selangor, Peninsula Malaysia, which will be the largest project in the country once completed.
A new zero upfront cost solution for rooftop solar PV for commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers has been launched by the renewables arm of Malaysian power giant Tenaga Nasional (TNB) and a similar solution for the residential segment will be available by year-end.
Malaysia’s intent to progress its renewable energy sector was made clear in a number of announcements this week, including plans to install solar along a major highway, introducing both the first solar insurance scheme and monitoring system, as well as inking support agreements with powerful foreign organisations.
Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has completed more than 50% of a 50MW solar PV project in Selangor, on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, having started construction in July last year.
Malaysia utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has received a Letter of Acceptance of Offer from the Energy Commission (EC) to develop a 45MW (30MWac) solar PV project at Bukit Selambau, Kedah, according to a filing on the website of exchange holding company Bursa Malaysia.
State-run oil company Petrona Dagangan Berhad (PDB) has signed an MoU with Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia) and a subsidiary of major utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), to install 100 electric vehicle charging stations with solar PV by 2018 in Malaysia.