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Poyry awarded owner's engineering services assignment for a new solar PV power plant project in Malaysia

Power News - Published on Thu, 26 Jul 2018

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UITM Solar Power Dua Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the largest university in Malaysia, the Universiti Teknologi MARA, have awarded Pöyry with the owner's engineering services assignment for a 25 MWac large scale solar photovoltaic power plant project. This will be Pöyry's second solar OE assignment in Malaysia, further strengthening the company's commitment to the Malaysian energy market.

UITM Solar Power has a vision to be a leader in renewable energy generation and distribution and is boldly developing large scale solar PV plants to roll out green energy generation projects throughout the ASEAN region. This 25 MW project, which will be the second project of its kind, owned by UITM Solar Power, will be located in Johor, Malaysia.

Pöyry's range of services include assistance with procurement for the EPC Contract, Engineering Review, Project Management and Construction Monitoring which includes Defects Notifications up to a period of 24 months after the solar power plant's target commercial operation date.

Mr Petteri Härkki, Regional Director of Pöyry said that "For the client to have awarded Pöyry this assignment reflects confidence in Pöyry's expertise. We are very pleased to have won this assignment through a process of tough competitive bidding and to be able to build our relationship with UITM Solar Power who has aspirations of developing many more such projects in Malaysia.”

The value of the order is not disclosed. The order has been recognised within the Energy Business Group order stock in H2 2018.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Thu, 26 Jul 2018
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