This project is a design and build turnkey installation of a grid –connected photovoltaic(PV) system on the roof of ROBERT BOSCH Malaysia at Bayan Baru, Penang. The job scope calls for PV design and coordination with local authorities and Tenaga Nasional Bhd, supply , delivery of the systems components, installation, configuration, installation, testing and commissioning including all ancillary works.
The system size is 546.48 kWp and a total of 2,277 units Bosch mono-crystalline 240W solar modules are used. Gading Kencana Sdn Bhd was awarded the works via a Bosch Purchase Order dated 29 September 2011.
The solar roof top BIPV project is the 2nd phase of a 5 phases project by Bosch Penang. The solar project is in support of The Bosch Group objective to reduce its Carbon emissions from their manufacturing sites by at least 20% from the 2007 level by 2020 based on their own output.