Sterling and Wilson to construct 300 MW solar plants in Egypt
Sterling and Wilson, a leading global solar EPC aims to construct 300 MW solar PV projects in Egypt under its feed-in-tariff programme for renewable energy initiated by the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy. It recently opened its international office in Cairo to capitalise on the opportunities offered by this programme and provide its customised and cost-effective solar EPC solutions. Having already won two solar PV projects of 50 MW each, Sterling and Wilson looks forward to building another 200 MW in Egypt.
It will be constructed for consortiums of solar project developers and IPPs qualified under feed-in-tariff programme at solar parks being developed by the New and Renewable Energy Authority of Egypt at Ben Ban, Aswan and Zafarana. Sterling and Wilson is already active in the Middle East, through a number of its businesses like solar EPC, MEP and diesel generator. The company has offices in Riyadh, Dubai and Qatar.
Bikesh Ogra, President, Electrical and Solar Business of Sterling and Wilson, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to be able to execute solar projects across the globe within tight time frames and costs which are key indicators of our project execution capabilities.”