Siemens Gamesa continues to make further inroads into the Indian solar market. The company today announced its latest solar order wins for 160 MW from two major customers consisting of a major Indian utility (100 MW) and an IPP (60 MW).
As per the contract signed with the Indian Utility, Siemens Gamesa will provide a complete turnkey EPC solution that includes infrastructure development, engineering & design of the solar farm, procurement, supply of inverters, erection, and commissioning of the photovoltaic solar farm in Tamil Nadu.
As per the contract signed with the IPP, Siemens Gamesa will provide EPC solution that includes engineering & design of the solar farm, procurement, supply of inverters, erection, and commissioning of the photovoltaic solar farms in the state of Karnataka.
The projects, which were booked during the first quarter of FY2018 – located in the states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka – are slated for commissioning in March 2018.
“Today India is one of the most promising markets for renewable energy. The country has witnessed incremental growth in the solar segment in the last three years and we expect the momentum to increase in the coming years. Having firmed up our roots in solar business, we are fully geared to contribute to the government’s target of 100 GW of solar power by 2022,” said Mr. Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director, Siemens Gamesa India.
Siemens Gamesa India entered into solar business in 2015 offering a wide spectrum which includes EPC solutions for MW Scale Solar projects; off-grid and Hybrid solutions. As of today, Siemens Gamesa India is currently executing a few large projects in the country.