Sterling & Wilson picks up 500 MW Australian pipeline

Sterling and Wilson, one of the India’s largest EPC companies, is further strengthening its global presence by expanding into Australia, with upcoming 500 MW installations.

The company already has a presence in Australia since 2015, offering Diesel generators and co generation solutions; now it plans to construct 500 MW solar plants in the coming three years.

The projects could attract investment of $600 million. They are estimated to reduce carbon emissions up to approximately 750,000 tons annually.

Bikesh Orga, CEO Renewable Energy, Sterling and Wilson said that Australia is witnessing a solar boom and has had a phenomenal year with respect to large scale solar projects. Further adding that solar industry had seen a decline in costs and this would be pivotal to achieve country’s renewable targets.