Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions (SWSS), the US subsidiary of Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL), a leading solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions providers, has been awarded USD 99 million contract to construct a 194 MW solar project in the US. The construction of the project will commence in September 2020 and will be commissioned by November 2021. SWSS will be managing the entire turn-key execution for the solar PV project, and once commercially operational, the plant will produce enough solar energy to power over 35,000 homes, saving approximately 275,000 metric tons of carbon emissions. The solar plant will use bifacial technology to increase energy production.
According to the company, the project will support the fight against climate change, create clean energy jobs, and save energy costs. It will also play a key role in meeting clean and renewable energy goals.
SWSL is part of the Shapoorji Pallonji group, a global pure-play, end-to-end solar EPC solutions provider. The company provides EPC services primarily for utility-scale solar power projects with a focus on project design and engineering and manages all aspects of project execution from conceptualization to commissioning. It also provides operations and maintenance services, even for projects constructed by third parties. The company is present in over 25 countries across Asia, the Middle east, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australia through its branches and subsidiaries.