Gamesa announces 130 MW PV EPC order in India

Largest solar order received since Gamesa entered this sector in India

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10 MW solar plant in Tamil Nadu © Gamesa Corp.

Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica (Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain) has entered into an agreement with Indian developer Atria Power for the EPC construction of 130 MW of solar power at two developments located in the regions of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, in southern India.

It is the largest solar order received by Gamesa since it entered this sector in India last year, the company emphasizes.

PV inverters to be made by Gamesa Electric

Under the terms of this EPC contract, Gamesa will develop two solar power plants, with a capacity of 90 MW and 40 MW respectively.

The company will be responsible for the design and engineering of the PV facilities and the procurement of photovoltaic inverters, to be made by Gamesa Electric. Gamesa has also been mandated to handle operations and maintenance at the facilities.

The projects are slated for commissioning in March 2017.

“This contract marks a fresh milestone in our strategy in the solar power segment in India,” comments Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa's CEO in India.

“Here at Gamesa we continue to strive to offer our customers unrivalled solutions, by leveraging our know-how developing and managing renewable energy projects and our competitive local supply chain.”

Source: Gamesa Corporation