Gamesa, a global leader in renewable energy, has won a new solar order from Laugfs Power Limited in Sri Lanka. The order entails delivering 20 MW of Solar Power in Baruthankanda Village of Hambantota Province, Srilanka. Under this contract, Gamesa will provide complete turnkey EPC solutions that include engineering & design, supply of Gamesa Electric inverters, erection and commissioning of the 20MW photovoltaic solar plants. The plant will commence operation by October 2016.
Commenting on the new order in Sri Lanka, Mr. Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India said. “We are already a leading wind player in Srilanka and this Solar order has further elevated us to a complete renewable energy player in the country. Sri Lanka has a strong focus towards increasing the share of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix. The Sri Lankan Government is taking encouraging steps towards propelling clean energy. Having established our market leadership in the wind sector in the country, we look forward to contributing significantly towards harnessing solar power as well.”
Mr. W. K. H. Wegapitiya, Chairman, LAUGFS Power said “We are glad to be associated with Gamesa, a leading renewable energy company having a proven track record of delivering turnkey solutions. We are confident that the project will be executed in line with the international standards. Through this partnership, we will contribute positively to the country’s growing energy needs.”
Mr. K.V. Sajay Executive Vice President, Solar Business Unit, Gamesa India said “We are happy to introduce our solar solutions in Srilanka, backed by our strong support system in India. We thank Laugfs power for trusting us as their renewable energy partners. The order is a testament to our finesse in implementing Solar turnkey EPC solutions. Given the demand for renewable energy in the country, we are looking to increase roll out of our solar ambitions in the coming years.”
Gamesa offers Solar EPC solutions for MW Scale Solar projects, Distributed Generation solar projects and Rural/Micro-Grid Projects besides continuing to expand its Inverter Solutions.
Gamesa Solar in India
Drawing its expertise from wind, Gamesa India entered into Solar business in 2015 offering a wide spectrum of Solar Energy Solutions spanning across Utility Scale Solar Projects, Distributed Generation Based Solar EPC, Micro Grids – Rural Electrification and Solar Asset Management backed by its robust MW scale central inverters. As of today, Gamesa India has commissioned about 16MW of solar power projects in India and over 60MW is under execution.