450 MW Solar Plant In Johar State To Be Biggest In Malaysia

Mar 2, 2021 11:56 AM ET
  • The Sultan of Malaysia's Johar State revealed the development of a 450 MW solar PV power plant in the Pengerang municipal area.

The development of a 450 MW solar PV power plant under the 2030 Johor Sustainable Development Plan has been announced by Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, the Sultan of the Johar state in Malaysia.

According to the Royal Press Office of the Johor's Sultan, he called it the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia. Also, it will be the area's biggest solar energy storage space system when totally appointed by 2023.

The project to be constructed in the Pengerang municipal area of Kota Tinggi district of Johor. The press declares that it will certainly be thought about as the state's significant foray right into large-scale sustainable power to advertise a green economic climate. Journalism launch also revealed the groundbreaking event at the website of the project will certainly happen on March 23, 2021.

The largest solar energy plant to be developed with a financial investment of RM 1.4 billion or USD 345 million, and this project will be called 'Sultan Ibrahim Solar Park'.

Worrying on the success of the project, "The project is called the state's first major exclusive investment project for 2021, as a result of the Sultan's continuous efforts to convince the capitalists to stimulate Johor's economic growth for the advantage of the people," specified the Royal Press Workplace (RPO).

The launch educated that the project is lined up with the state's 2030 Johor Sustainable Development Plan, released by the Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in December 2020 concentrating on 8 thrust areas to grow Johor's economic situation over the next one decade.

The globe is scooting in the direction of the incorporation of renewable resource as a key source of power. Just recently, in February 2021, a Singapore based renewable resource company B&S Power, and a Nigerian financial investment entity Sunnyfred Global, have actually wrapped up plans in cooperation with other stakeholders and Technical Partners, to Layout, Develop, Finance, and Construct West Africa's biggest solar PV farm in Nigeria-- The Ashama 200 MW solar PV project.