Gamesa, a wind turbine manufacturer and project developer, announced that it will develop 130 MW of solar projects for Atria Power, a renewable energy project developer. The company has entered into an agreement with Atria Power for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of one solar project each in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Gamesa will also provide operations and maintenance services for the projects. This is the largest solar order received by Gamesa since its entry into India’s solar sector according to the company.
Under the terms of the EPC contract, Gamesa will develop two solar power projects, with capacities of 90 MW and 40 MW. Gamesa will also install 96 of its E1.37 MW inverters. 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. 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,” explained Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa’s CEO in India.
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