PVTIME – LONGi, the world leading solar technology company headquartered in Xi’an, China, has supplied Pekat Solar with 9MWp high-efficiency solar modules. The project is invested and owned by MFP Solar and executed by Pekat Solar, a leading solar investor & EPC in Malaysia.
The 9MWp project is installed at Proton Tanjung Malim car manufacturing plant, it is now the largest car canopy in Malaysia. Covering a land area of 23.4 acres, Proton’s motor pool car park provides parking spaces for 2,880 cars and is used as a transit point for cars produced at Tanjung Malim prior to being distributed to dealers and outlets nationwide.
As the project investor, MFP Solar provided a CAPEX-free solution for Proton to save on their utility payments and enhance low-carbon image for corporates.
LONGi provided its Hi-MO 4 bifacial modules to the project, the system is expected to generate up to 25% of the power consumption at its plant, reducing around 11 tons of carbon emissions per year.
Mr. Goh Chin san, Director of MFP Solar commented: “We are proud to complete such a landmark project in Malaysia, and happy to see a conglomerate like Proton values solar PV, the decreasing cost of solar energy generated is providing a sound investment opportunity for commercial and industrial owners in the region.”
“We are happy to have cooperated with Pekat Solar in achieving a remarkable project.” Dennis She, Vice President at LONGi Group, commented,” LONGi aims to provide high efficiency products to help corporates fulfill their low-carbon commitments, and continue to provide great value for partners around the globe.”