Ingeteam to supply 1.17 GW of inverters to the »Sweihan« PV project in Abu Dhabi
Post date: 12/09/2017 - 19:45
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.