February 11 (Renewables Now) - German photovoltaic (PV) inverter maker SMA Solar Technology AG (ETR:S92) has signed a contract with Turkish renewables company Tegnatia Enerji AS to equip 100 MW of solar projects in Turkey.
SMA said that the first order of business under the new contract would be to supply inverters and other system technology for the 40-MW Teksin PV project in central Turkey.
The German company will supply its brand of central inverters that are suited for solar parks with 1,500-V DC voltage and have an easy connection to storage, SMA said.
The Teksin PV project is due to commence operations in the summer of 2020. According to SMA, the solar park will be the largest one in Turkey.
Tegnatia has set out to install 100 MW of solar in Turkey in 2020 and develop projects abroad.