March 28 (Renewables Now) - Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Bhd (KLSE:TENAGA), or TNB, has sealed long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for about 210 MW of solar projects to be built across the country.
The deals were signed for 21 years, TNB said in two separate bourse filings this week. The PPAs were signed with seven firms which will design, construct, own, operate and maintain a 30-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant each. The solar parks will be commissioned between December 31, 2019 and December 31, 2020.
The list of contracted companies and project details can be seen in the table:
|SPC||Proposed Location||Commissioning Date|
|Kenyir Gunkul Solar Sdn Bhd||Dungun, Terengganu||December 31, 2019|
|Idiwan Solar Sdn Bhd||Machang, Kelantan||September 30, 2020|
|BGMC BRAS Power Sdn Bhd||Kuala Muda, Kedah||September 30, 2020|
|Viva Solar Sdn Bhd||Sik, Kedah||December 31, 2020|
|Cypark Estuary Solar Sdn Bhd||Empangan Terip, Negeri Sembilan||December 31, 2020|
|Cove Suria Sdn Bhd||Empangan Kelinchi, Negeri Sembilan||December 31, 2020|
|KBJ Hecmy Sdn Bhd||Mukim Chuping, Bukit Keteri, Perlis||December 1, 2020|
The special purpose companies (SPCs) were among the winning bidders in a solar tender held by Suruhanjaya Tenaga, Malaysia’s Energy Commission, in the first quarter of last year.