UITM Solar Power Dua, a subsidiary of Malaysian university, the Universiti Teknologi MARA, has awarded Pöyry with the owner's engineering (OE) services assignment for a 25 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant project.


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This will be Pöyry’s second solar OE assignment in Malaysia, further strengthening the company’s commitment to the Malaysian energy market.

UITM Solar Power has a vision to be a leader in renewable energy generation and distribution and is boldly developing large scale solar PV plants to roll out green energy generation projects throughout the ASEAN region.

This 25 MW project, which will be the second project of its kind, owned by UITM Solar Power, will be located in Johor, Malaysia.

Pöyry’s range of services include assistance with procurement for the EPC Contract, Engineering Review, Project Management and Construction Monitoring which includes Defects Notifications up to a period of 24 months after the solar power plant’s target commercial operation date.

Pöyry regional director Petteri Härkki said: “For the client to have awarded Pöyry this assignment reflects confidence in Pöyry’s expertise.

“We are very pleased to have won this assignment through a process of tough competitive bidding and to be able to build our relationship with UITM Solar Power who has aspirations of developing many more such projects in Malaysia.”

The value of the order is not disclosed. The order has been recognised within the Energy Business Group order stock in H2 2018.