Siemens Gamesa will provide a total of 160 MW to two major customers in India consisting of 100 MW to a major Indian utility and 60 MW to an IPP.
As per the contracts signed with the Indian Utility, Siemens Gamesa will provide a complete turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) solution for the solar farm in Tamil Nadu. The contract with the IPP provides an EPC for the solar farm in the state of Karnataka.
The projects, which were booked during the first quarter of 2018, are slated for commissioning in March of 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 100GW of solar power by 2022,” said Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director, Siemens Gamesa India.