Malaysia’s Largest Power Plant Project To Begin Ops In 2021

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s largest combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Alor Gajah, Melaka is expected to begin operations in 2021.

Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd Chief Operations Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nor Ali, said the 2,242-megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine power plant project was on track.

The 2,242 MW mean you can light up 10 per cent of the country’s electricity requirements, he said.

He said the company commenced the preliminary work back in March this year and today, the site was ready for construction so it was well on track and that’s basically one month ahead of scheduled.

As for financing of the project, he confirmed that Edra Power has hired three domestic banks to raise RM5.28 billion through a sukuk programme for the project.

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