Floating solar plant with LCOE of $0.051/kWh comes online in Malaysia


Dateline 2020-10-21, PV magazine:

The EPC Contractor SPIC Energy Malaysia Berhad together with the Malaysia Solar Photovoltaic (PV) solutions specialist Solarvest Holdings Berhad has completed construction on a 13MW floating solar power plant in Dengkil, Sepang District, in the Selangor state on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

“The array covers an area of 53 acres on a pit lake and is owned by WD Solar Sdn Bhd, which is part of Malaysian mining company WD Group,” a company spokesperson told pv magazine. The plant features 38,790 JAP72D09 335W solar modules from Chinese manufacturer JA Solar and three SG3400HV-MV-20 central inverters from China-based provider Sungrow. The floating structures were also supplied by the inverter maker.

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