US-based Conergy has signed multiple contracts totalling 231MW of new solar projects in Southeast Asia.
The new projects include contracts with a power generation capacity of 200MW in the Philippines, and 30MW of projects in Thailand and Indonesia.
The contracts increase the company’s portfolio of solar projects in the region to 400MW. In the Philippines, the company will undertake a 62MW project, consisting of two 48MW sites, and a 14MW facility being built for Negros Island Solar Power, located in Negros Occidental.
These projects will supply power to approximately 40,000 homes.
The 13MW project in Pampanga, being built for Raslag, adds to the 10MW plant Conergy previously built for Raslag.
The other Philippines projects will be built for PetroSolar, which is owned by PetroGreen Energy and EEI Power .They include the 50MW in Tarlac, 18MW in Bais Negros, 15MW in Bulacan, and 43MW in both Luzon and Visayas.
An 8MW project owned by for B Grimm Power in Sa Kaeo province in Thailand will supply power to over 5,300 homes.
Conergy will be responsible for the supply, engineering, procurement, and provision of construction services for the project.
Three more projects totalling 19MW will be built in Prachinburi, Thailand, which will be owned by Symbior Solar.
Additionally, Conergy will construct three 1MW solar installations for three towns, namely Sumba, Ende and Maumere within the East Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia, to generate enough electricity to power around 35,000 homes.
Conergy CEO Andrew de Pass said: "Southeast Asia is an ideal location for solar because of their year-round sunshine and abundance of space that is suitable for solar.
"At Conergy, everything we do is inspired by our mission to preserve the planet and power the world."
The company has built photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants in the provinces of Suphanburi and Kanchanaburi in western Thailand, with a total capacity of 31.5MW, for Siam Solar Energy 1, a subsidiary of Thai Solar Energy Company, under a contract secured in 2013.
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