Abengoa, a Spanish renewable energy company has commissioned a 5 MW solar PV power project in India. The project has been developed at Roorkee, Uttarakhand.
Abengoa had undertaken the construction of the solar project for Enerparc Energy, according to a company release. Abengoa was involved in the supply and assembly of the support structure, modules assembly, as well as the construction of the electrical buildings, the fencing, urbanizing works and the assembly of the module cleaning system.
Abengoa was also selected recently to manufacture and supply steel structures for two solar PV projects (130 MW in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh) that Gamesa will construct for Atria Power. Additionally, Abengoa is involved in the execution of another 3 MW solar project in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
According to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker, Uttarakhand has 216 MW of large-scale solar capacity in operations.
Saumy is a senior staff reporter with MercomIndia.com covering business and energy news since 2016. Prior to Mercom, Saumy was a copy editor at Thomson Reuters. Saumy earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University. More articles from Saumy Prateek.