First Solar has secured a deal with Solarvest Holdings Berhad for 93 MW of advanced thin film photovoltaic solar panels.
The company will serve four projects in Malaysia’s Large Scale Solar Program (LSS). The projects are located in the Malaysian states of Selangor, Perak, and Kedah.
It has been informed that deliveries will take place between August to November this year.
According to Solarvest, it will use First Solar Series 6 modules for the projects. The company has pioneered grid-connected solar installations in Malaysia and has deployed around 400 MW across the country.
“The use of these advanced solar panels will further accentuate the advantage our engineering solutions bring in terms of maximizing energy yields” Davis Chong, executive director and group chief executive officer of Solarvest, was quoted in a report.
Meanwhile, First Solar “aims to set industry benchmarks for quality, durability, reliability, design, and environmental performance with its advanced thin film PV modules. “ The company has a presence in Malaysia since 2007.
“First Solar has a longstanding presence in Malaysia and we’re proud that our module technology will play a role in helping the country meet its clean energy goals” Adam Smith, vice president of Global Business Development, First Solar, was quoted in a report.