BayWa r.e. offers Malaysian solar to regional power manufacturer

Jan 20, 2021 04:36 PM ET
  • BayWa r.e. has actually exposed the sale of two solar installations at Arau and Gebeng in Malaysia to regional renewable-focused independent power manufacturer reNIKOLA Sdn Bhd

The sale of the installments was performed in two phases and finalised in December 2020. The 5.2 MWp Arau development-- situated on the university campus at Perlis - was BayWa r.e.'s very first utility-scale project in Malaysia.

This project was likewise a significant milestone for BayWa r.e. for other reasons, it said, with it not only winning in Malaysia's first ever solar public auction yet also being among the initial to begin generating renewable resource in the country when commissioned in March 2018.

The 2nd project, the 39MWp Gebeng solar park, was completed at the end of 2019, having actually been supplied in just 17 months, according to the firm.

BayWa r.e director of projects, APAC, Daniel Gaefke, said that the business is "well-placed to continue to sustain both Malaysia and the region" as they want to minimize their reliance on conventional forms of generation.