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Sterling & Wilson Eyes 200 MW Solar PV Projects in Kazakhstan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EPC–Sterling and Wilson, World’s leading solar EPC company, has announced
its plans to enter Kazakhstan. The company is targeting EPC for Solar PV
projects of capacity 200 MW in Kazakhstan till 2020. The country is
expected to receive bids for 180 MW of Solar PV in the month of October.
This is part of the series of tenders announced by Kazakhstan government
in the beginning of the year.

Kazakhstan is aiming at reducing its dependency on fossil fuel power
generation to alternative energy. The country is working towards
increasing the share of renewable energy in electric power generation to
3% by the year 2020 and to 10% by 2030.

Bikesh Ogra, CEO-Solar, Sterling and Wilson says, “Though
Kazakhstan has huge oil reserves, growing energy consumption is one of
the drivers behind the growth of renewable energy. International Energy
Agency has predicted the demand for energy in the country to double up
by the year 2035. The Central Asian country’s growing concern of climate
change is also one of the factors for the switch to renewables. Sterling
and Wilson is exploring all options to support the country in meeting
its renewable energy targets.”

Sterling and Wilson has a subsidiary company in Kazakhstan with category
I license. The local company would be responsible for execution of Solar
PV projects.

Sterling and Wilson, today, is actively present in Asian continent
outside India, with over 50 MWp of solar PV plants operational in
Philippines powering more than 30,000 homes, and another 60 MWp project
is in commissioning phase in Bangladesh.

Sterling and Wilson, today, has to its credit a total of close to 6.14
GWp of solar EPC portfolio in various geographies including Africa,
Middle East, Asia, Australia, Latin America & USA. It is currently
constructing 1177 MWp of Solar PV plant in Abu Dhabi which is the
world’s largest single location Solar PV plant till date. It is building
number of projects in Zambia, Egypt, Namibia, Niger, Jordan, Argentina,
and Morocco.

About Sterling and Wilson

Sterling and Wilson is an excellent example of the new age energy
revolution. With over 6.14 GWp+ Solar energy portfolio across
geographies, Sterling and Wilson is leading the green energy wave
globally. From being a predominantly India focussed company, Sterling
and Wilson now operates in close to 30 countries. With a vision to build
a green world, Sterling and Wilson is making power accessible and
affordable to the world at large. Visit us at www.sterlingandwilson.com


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