Gamesa wins maiden solar contract in Sri Lanka

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Gamesa, a renewable energy firm based in India, has won a new solar order from Laugfs Power Limited in Sri Lanka.

Gamesa will  deliver 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 20 MW photovoltaic solar plants. The plant will commence operation by October 2016.

Gamesa is already a major player in the wind energy market in Srilanka.

Ramesh Kymal, chairman and managing director, Gamesa India, said, “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.”

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