After getting the turnkey order of EPC solution for the 160 megawatts (MW) solar project in India; Siemens Gamesa, the second biggest manufacturer of the wind turbine in the world announced that they are expanding their solar power business.
Gamesa, primarily was in the wind turbine manufacturing and construction organization and only in 2015 entered into the solar business after their merger in April 2017, with the Siemens’ Wind Power business, the focus of Siemens’ Gamesa India involved in bigger solar power projects across India.
Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director of Siemens Gamesa India said “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.”
It could be noted that Siemens Gamesa will provide complete EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) for projects and also supply required inverters, as well as the commission of those projects, will be done by the company, which are likely to be commissioned by March 2018.