Sterling & Wilson bags Philippines order
Enfinity Philippines Renewable Resources Inc., a subsidiary of Enfinity NV, has appointed Sterling and Wilson to set up their 28.6MW solar photovoltaic power plant in Davao, Philippines. In a boost to the Make in India campaign SWL has won this project in the global solar market against big competition.
This project will be constructed under the Department of Energy (DOE) Philippines solar power procurement programme under the feed-in-tariff mechanism. The solar power plant capacity is expected to be around 28.6 MW (DC)/24.75 (AC). The output power will be evacuated through a 69kV substation and overhead transmission line of 8kms to the nearest NGCP substation. Sterling and Wilson will use Hanwha’s solar one modules of 310Wp power rating with central inverter solution. Based on the site report, Sterling and Wilson will install pipe culverts for road crossing at four locations where the project intersects with a creek. Sterling and Wilson has also suggested a piling foundation for structures as the land has significant boulders. The structural design will take into consideration high wind speeds of up to 200km/hr and cyclones that are common phenomenon in this region.