Ingeteam to supply 1.17 GW of inverters to the »Sweihan« PV project in Abu Dhabi

Spanish Ingeteam Power Technology S.A. has been awarded the supply contract for the world's largest photovoltaic plant, being built by Indian EPC company Sterling & Wilson. The »Sweihan« 1,177.36 MW PV project is located in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates). ADWEC (Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Company), the Emirate's electricity company, a subsidiary of ADWEA (Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority), for subsequent transmission, distribution and trading will purchase the energy.
According to the company, Ingeteam will start in early 2018 to supply its new 1,000 V »INGECON SUN PowerMax B« series central inverters, capable of delivering a power output of up to 2,330 kW. The inverters have been certified by an external body as able to withstand sandstorms, as described in standard IEC 60068-2-68. The commissioning of the plant, for which Ingeteam is also responsible, is set to take place at the end of 2018.

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