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PROCEDURE FOR THE TESTING AND COMMISSIONING OF GRID-CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS IN MALAYSIA
 

PROCEDURE FOR THE TESTING AND COMMISSIONING OF GRID-CONNECTED PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS IN MALAYSIA

  • This testing and commissioning procedure is only applicable to quota offered from 2014 onwards.
  • Inverter site test is required for all PV systems connected at medium voltage.
  • The commissioning tests for installations up to 12 kW are to be carried out by the owner’s qualified person (QP) without the presence of SEDA Malaysia representative.
  • The fee for T&C witnessing for Solar PV under 2015 Community Category is exempted with effect from 15th October 2015.
  • The commissioning tests for installations greater than 12 kW must be carried out by the respective qualified persons in the presence of SEDA Malaysia’s representatives who will sign off on the commissioning checklist. This checklist is a prerequisite to be submitted to TNB when applying for testing and commissioning of the grid interconnection.
  • Please click below for the Process Flow of Testing & Commissioning of GCPV in Malaysia:

  • Please take note that the acceptable Performance Ratio (PR) as per requirement in the Procedure for the T&C of GCPV Systems is minimum 0.75 until further notice. 
  • The table below gives the categories and fees to be paid to SEDA Malaysia.
Procedure Capacity of Installation T&C to be witnessed by SEDA representative Fees
Part 1 ≤ 12 kW No Nil
Part 2 > 12 kW but < 72 kW Yes RM 3,710.00
Part 3 ≥ 72 kW but ≤ 425 kW Yes RM 5,300.00
Part 4 > 425 kW Yes RM 7,420.00

​* The fee is including 6% of GST

Note: Should there be follow-ups/ witnessing at site due to failure during the official T&C (or as determined by SEDA Malaysia), the below table provides the fees to be paid to SEDA Malaysia (will be effective starting from 1st June 2015):

Procedure Capacity of Installation T&C to be witnessed by SEDA representative Fees
Part 1 ≤ 12 kW No Nil
Part 2 > 12 kW but < 72 kW Yes RM 1,855.00
Part 3 ≥ 72 kW but ≤ 425 kW Yes RM 2,650.00
Part 4 > 425 kW Yes RM 3,710.00

​* The fee is including 6% of GST

  • The inverter site tests shall be conducted by the Competent Party recognised by SEDA Malaysia with the cost stated below:

             1.    TÜV SÜD PSB (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
                    36, Jalan Serendah 26/39,
                    Kawasan Perindustrian HICOM, Seksyen 26, 40400 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
                    Contact Person: Eugene Chong Wee Nien
                    Position: Regional Senior Sales Engineer
                    Tel. No.: +603 51038128
                    Fax No.: +603 51038129
                    Mobile No.: +6012 2353497
                    Email: Eugene.chong@tuv-sud.my

             2.    UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Center (UMPEDAC)
                    Level 4 Wisma R&D University of Malaya
                    Jalan Pantai Baharu 59990
                    Kuala Lumpur
                    Contact Person: Professor Dr Nasrudin Abd Rahim
                    Position: Director
                    Tel No.: +603-22463251
                    Fax No.: +603-22463257
                    Email:  nasrudin@um.edu.my

             3.    Power Engineering Centre
                    Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
                    KM 7 Jalan Kajang-Puchong
                    43009 Kajang
                    Selangor Darul Ehsan
                    Contact Person: Prof. Ir. Dr. Vigna Kumaran a/l Ramachandaramurthy
                    Fax No.: +6 03 8921 2116
                    Mobile No.: +6016-681 2409
                    Email:  vigna@uniten.edu.my
 

No.

Inverter Site Test

Cost (RM)

1.

Central Inverter

10,600.00 per central inverter

2.

String Inverter

10,600.00 per Main Switch Board (MSB)

​* The cost is including 6% of GST

  • A minimum notice of 14 days must also be given to SEDA Malaysia when arranging the T&C (for SEDA rep witnessing), together with the payment in the form of banker's cheque or bank draft payable to: Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia. The notice to be sent to:

    SEDA Malaysia (T&C of PV projects)
    Galeria PjH
    Aras 9, Jalan P4W
    Presint 4, Persiaran Perdana
    62100 Putrajaya
    Email: RET@seda.gov.my

1. OVERVIEW AND REFERENCE STANDARDS 

2. PART 1 -

     a. SYSTEMS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 12 kWp

     b. SYSTEMS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 12 kWp

          (USE OF MICROINVERTER IN THE PV SYSTEM) - NEW

     c. SYSTEMS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 12 kWp

         (USE OF DC POWER OPTIMISER) - NEW

3. PART 2 - SYSTEMS GREATER THAN 12 kWp AND LESS THAN 72 kWp
4. PART 3 - SYSTEMS EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN 72 kWp AND
    UP TO 425 kWp
5. PART 4 - SYSTEMS GREATER THAN 425 kWp
6. INVERTER SITE TESTS - PV PLANTS CONNECTED AT MEDIUM VOLTAGE

 

 

 

 
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