Ster­ling and Wil­son to con­struct 300 MW so­lar plants in Egypt

Power Watch India - - DESPATCHES INTERNATIONAL -

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.”

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