Mumbai, September 22, 2021: Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL / Company) (BSE Scrip Code: 542760; NSE Symbol: SWSOLAR), one of the world’s leading solar EPC and O&M solutions provider, today announced that it has commissioned the 66 MWp Al Husainiyah solar power plant in Jordan.
The project, located on an area of 1.3 sq. kms in Ma’an Governorate, 200 km south of Amman, was executed with more than 850,000 safe manhours during the pandemic, by following all the necessary safety protocols and guidelines set by the local authorities.
The Al Husainiyah project will save around 50,000 tonnes of carbon emissions annually, thus reducing the dependency on fossil fuels and unlocking large scale solar opportunities for the country.
Mr. Amit Jain, Global CEO, Sterling and Wilson Solar Group said, “We are delighted to announce the commissioning of the Al Husainiyah project in Jordan amid such difficult times. Due to the outspread of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns in India and other countries, there were delays in manufacturing, FAT of material and construction work at the site. However, we arranged priority deliveries for material from OEMs, enabled remote monitoring, hired a local team, and provided necessary training to them, to deliver the project as per the agreed timelines.”
“This is our third project in the country, and we are proud to be a contributing player in Government of Jordan’s mission of switching to renewable energy. These projects are critical for Jordan’s economic growth by reducing its reliance on costly hydrocarbon imports for power generation”, he further added.
Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited has been executing projects globally and has to its credit more than 11.4 GWp of solar power projects (commissioned and under various stages of construction) in various geographies. The Company also manages a portfolio of 8.8 GWp of O&M projects globally, a testament to its best-in-class services. Having executed multiple projects in MENA with a portfolio of around 2.2 GWp, Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited stands tall as a renewable player in this region.
About Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited
Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited, a Shapoorji Pallonji group company, is a global pure-play, end-to-end solar engineering, procurement and construction (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 conceptualizing to commissioning. The Company also provides operations and maintenance (O&M) services, including for projects constructed by third parties. Present in 24 countries today, Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited has operations in India, South-East Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australia.