EDPR Brings Solar Power to Malaysia’s Largest Shopping Center

 

EDP Renewables (EDPR), whose parent company EDP has China Three Gorges as its biggest shareholder, installed a 1.9 Megawatt (MWp) solar power plant for self-consumption in the largest shopping center in Malaysia, with 3,584 panels.

According to a company statement, the plant is expected to generate 2,868,000 Kilowatt-hour (kWh) of energy per year.

The plant was installed through a 15-year contract between the company and EDPR. “This energy production through renewable sources avoids more than 1,800 tons of carbon emissions”, the company added.

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The project is part of EDPR’s portfolio in Malaysia, which currently has seven MWp of installed solar capacity and 1.4 MWp of projects under construction.

“EDPR is constantly evaluating the evolution of Malaysia’s energy sector, strengthening partnerships with local companies and looking for opportunities to support the country’s energy transition objectives”, the company said.

Malaysia´s goals include namely increasing the penetration of renewables in the energy ‘mix’ from the current 25% to 40% in 2035 and being carbon neutral in 2050, EDPR added.

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EDPR APAC (Asia-Pacific region) is headquartered in Singapore and is present in nine markets with approximately 1.2 GWp of solar capacity installed and under construction.

 

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