Sterling & Wilson plans to build 500MW solar projects in Australia
Sterling & Wilson, an India-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services provider for infrastructure and energy sectors, has announced it plans to construct 500MW of solar projects in Australia in the coming three years.
These solar projects would require A$600m ($459m) of investment. The company aims to offset 750,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually by constructing solar power plants.
Sterling & Wilson stated that the solar power projects would generate more than 750 jobs during the construction process.
The company, which has been present in Australia since 2015, has an office in Perth, through which it offers diesel generators and cogeneration solutions. To tap the vast potential of solar market in the region, the company opened an office in Brisbane recently.
The company claims to its credit more than 1.9Gw of solar power plants across various regions including India, Philippines and South Africa. Presently, it is building a 1.17GW solar plant in Sweihan, Abu Dhabi and several projects across Zambia, Niger and Morocco.