German photovoltaic (PV) systems specialist IBC Solar AG said Wednesday it will provide the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 22.5-MWp photovoltaic (PV) park in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
IBC Solar will work on the scheme under a contract with its existing customer LN Bangur Group, which is the project’s investor. The parent will handle the engineering services and technical supervision, whilst its Indian subsidiary — IBC Solar Projects Pvt Ltd — will be the one to build the facility.
The solar farm will be located near Phalodi, Jodhpur district. Construction works at the site are due to kick off in October 2016, while commissioning is scheduled for April 2017.
BC Solar Projects managing director, Shailendra Bebortha opined that with this project, IBC Solar India will reach an important milestone of installing more than 50 MW of solar capacity in India for third party customers.
This is the company’s sixth EPC deal in the country to date, which is also its biggest one there so far.
By Baishakhi Dutta