Procedure For The T&C Of GCPV

Procedure For The Testing And Commisioning Of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System 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 15thOctober 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 :
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    01. Process Flow of Testing & Commissioning of GCPV
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  • 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 01 ≤ 12 kW No NIL
Part 02 > 12 kW but < 72 kW Yes RM 3,500.00
Part 03 ≥ 72 kW but ≤ 425 kW Yes RM 5,000.00
Part 04 > 425 kW Yes RM 7,000.00


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 01 ≤ 12 kW No NIL
Part 02 > 12 kW but < 72 kW Yes RM 1,750.00
Part 03 ≥ 72 kW but ≤ 425 kW Yes RM 2,500.00
Part 04 > 425 kW Yes RM 3,500.00


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

TUV SUD 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: [email protected]

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:  [email protected]

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:  [email protected]


No. Inverter Site Test Cost (RM)
01. Central Inverter 10,000.00 per central inverter
02. String Inverter 10,000.00 per Main Switch Board (MSB)


  • 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: [email protected]


Overview And Reference Standards
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Part 01ASystem Less Than Or Equal To 12kWp
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BSystem Less Than Or Equal To 12kWp (Use Of Microinverter In The PV System)
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CSystem Less Than Or Equal To 12 kW - DC Power Optimiser
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Part 02System Greater Than 12kWp And Less Than 72 kWp
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Part 03System Greater Than 72kWp And Up To 425kWp
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Part 04System Greater Than 425 kWp
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Inverter Site Tests - PV Plants Connected At Medium Voltage
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