Gamesa Electric books inverter order for 113-MW solar project in Colombia
Solar PV power plant. Source: Gamesa Electric
November 16 (Renewables Now) - Spanish electrical equipment manufacturer Gamesa Electric said that it has secured an order to supply its PV inverter product Proteus 4300 for a 113-MW solar project in Colombia.
The company signed an agreement with Spanish infrastructure builder Elecnor SA (BME:ENO), which will be in charge of the construction of the Porton del Sol solar farm in Colombia’s department of Caldas. The project was developed by Elecnor’s power production unit Enerfin.
Per the agreement, the solar farm will be equipped with 28 units of Proteus 4300 inverters integrated in 13 PV stations of 8.3 MVA and two PV stations of 4.15 MVA, Gamesa Electric said.
Electrical equipment supplied to Colombia has to comply with the local grid code and must be certified in line with Colombia’s technical regulation for electrical installations (RETIE), which is mandatory in the country. Gamesa Electric’s equipment has seismic reinforcement, CH4 corrosion protection and a design temperature of 45 degrees Celsius to adapt optimally to the demanding conditions of the location, the manufacturer added.
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