Gamesa installs ‘on grid’ solar pv inverter
Wind energy major, Gamesa, under its brand, Gamesa Electric, has installed and commissioned its first on-grid 500kW TL Plus central inverters – 1MW containerized solution at Essar Solar Photo Voltaic Power Plant at Bhuj, in Gujarat.
Gamesa Electric has installed and commissioned more than 1500 PV Central inverters worldwide. GAMESA Electric is a leading Spanish-based R&D player in power Electronics since 1979. The 1MW photo-voltaic plant has been synchronized with the Paschim Gujarat Vij Grid. The Chairman and Managing Director of Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Limited, Ramesh Kymal, said the MNC had been making great strides as a wind energy player. And now the bandwidth of the MNC is growing leaps and bounds with Gamesa Electric contributing its share in the new and renewable energy sector. “We feel elated about the installation and commissioning of 1 MW containerized solution in the investor-friendly State of Gujarat and the commissioning acts as a morale booster for Gamesa India in particular and for the solar sector as a whole,” Mr. Kymal added.
The General Manager, Special Projects, T Vijayakumar, Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Limited, said that this is an important milestone for Gamesa Electric to enter into Indian solar PV space through its reliable and time-tested solar PV inverter. “This is a natural progression of its power electronics capability nurtured through its experience in grid tied wind turbine converter technology”, he added.