The order from New Era Enviro Ventures marks Gamesa’s first solar project outside Tamil Nadu after the company’s official foray into Solar business in mid 2015
Gamesa, one of the leading renewable energy companies worldwide, today announced a new solar order win of 23 MW from New Era Enviro Ventures for commissioning in the state of Telangana. The order entails engineering, supply of inverters, and commissioning of 5MW, 10 MW and 8 MW grid connected solar projects at Mankondur, Ellanthakunta and Bujarampet respectively. The project is expected to be commissioned in the first quarter of 2016.
This order marks Gamesa’s maiden solar venture in Telangana and its first win from New Era Enviro Ventures, a leading renewable energy player in the country.
“This order closely follows our recent MW scale solar farm commissioned in TN and we are confident of more and more prospective customers trusting our capabilities in solar as much as they do in wind. The State of Telangana has been encouraging solar power in its energy mix and this order will definitely help lower dependence on conventional sources of energy. We are glad to begin 2016 on a strong note for our solar business,” said Mr. Ramesh Kymal, Chairman and Managing Director, Gamesa India.
Commenting on the order, K.V. Sajay, Executive Vice President – Solar Business Unit, Gamesa India said, “This project takes our combined solar order in the country to 33 MW till now, an encouraging number given our nascent entry into the sector. We are grateful to our customers for trusting in our capabilities and supporting our growth in the segment. This being the first order outside our home state and the maiden one in Telangana, we are confident of winning more orders for rest of India and establish ourselves as a strong solar player in the months to come.”
While Gamesa will be responsible for engineering, supply of inverters and commissioning of the 23MW project, supply of modules and structures form part of New Era Enviro Ventures scope.
Commenting on the order, Mr. Mohan Reddy, Head – Projects, New Era Enviro Ventures said, “As a part of our IPP plan, it’s a beginning and we have bigger plan to unveil in coming future.”
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, Rooftop 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 9MW of solar power projects in India and Gamesa group has commissioned 200 MW of Solar power projects through its strategic tie ups and supplied Photovoltaic inverters serving more than 150 MW of Solar installations globally.