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Samaiden bags solar power plant contract from Air Selangor subsidiary

Samaiden bags solar power plant contract from Air Selangor subsidiary
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Samaiden Group Bhd announced on Friday (April 29) that its wholly-owned subsidiary Samaiden Sdn Bhd had accepted a letter of award from Air Selangor Holdings Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary Heliosel Sdn Bhd for a planned RM32.88 million development of a photovoltaic plant to convert sunlight to electricity at a water treatment plant in Selangor's Bestari Jaya town.

In a statement to Bursa Malaysia, Samaiden Group said Samaiden Sdn Bhd had on April 21 accepted the letter of award for the 7.5 month engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract.

"The commencement of the works shall be on 21 April 2022 and the works shall be completed within seven and a half months (7.5 months) from the commencement date.

"This (letter of) award was accepted by Samaiden Sdn Bhd on 21 April 2022. Heliosel’s approval to announce (the acceptance of the letter of award) was obtained on 29 April 2022.

"Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the award is expected to contribute positively towards the future earnings of the Samaiden group of companies for the duration of the award," Samaiden Group said.

At 5pm on Friday, Samaiden Group's share price closed down one sen  or 0.87% at RM1.14, which brings the company's market capitalisation to about RM263.34 million.

Samaiden Group has 231 million oustanding shares.

Chong Jin Hun