Gamesa, has announced a new 130 MW solar project with Atria Power to be commissioned in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh by March 2017.
This is the biggest order since its entry into Indian Solar market in 2015. As per the new solar order, Gamesa will handle the complete value chain of Design & Engineering, Procurement, construction, commissioning and O&M of the project with the supply of 96 units of Gamesa E-1.37MW hybrid cooled solar inverter.
An indigenously developed product for Indian conditions, Gamesa E-1.37MW is the biggest MW scale inverter in India till date with outstanding reactive power capabilities, Strictest grid integration compliance, Advanced hybrid Liquid and air cooling technology to optimize energy harvesting. Having drawn its core design philosophy from wind converters, Gamesa MW scale inverter enjoy a level of operational sophistication in ensuring maximum performance in the harshest conditions.
Speaking about the first solar order from Atria, Mr. Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India said, “We are happy to announce the solar order from Atria Power. We continue to focus on providing technology that can help our partners produce clean energy. I am positive that these projects will further cement our relationship with our existing base of loyal customers.”
Mr. K.V. Sajay Executive Vice President, Solar Business Unit, Gamesa India said “This order is a testimony of the faith our customers have in our solar power project capabilities. There is huge demand for solar EPC & technology solutions in the country and we look forward to meeting this demand with our solar EPC services and Hybrid cooled central inverters.”
Commenting on the deal, Mr. C.S. Sunder Raju, Director, Atria Power said, “We are happy to partner with Gamesa on this MW scale Solar project. Having seen their technological and project management expertise in our previous associations with them, we are confident on the deliverance of this project on schedule. We strongly believe that renewable energy is a definitive answer for making India a clean energy nation and we are contributing our share to realize this reality sooner.”
Speaking on this deal, Mr. A V Tejus, Sr. Vice President Business Development, Atria Power said, “Gamesa’s strong execution strengths is the impetus for us to further strengthen our partnership on Solar Projects. We are confident that Gamesa will offer differentiated deliverables for IPP’s to increase the plant efficiency. We are confident that our contribution towards clean energy will help India meet its Solar target and become a clean energy country”.