India’s Solar dream is achievable

by Samir Brikho
Renewable energy is one of the fastest growing power generation sectors across the world, continuing to grow rapidly alongside natural gas. Since entering the solar market in 2008, Amec Foster Wheeler has delivered nearly 700 megawatts of solar engineering, procurement and construction projects in the US. The company’s success in delivering substantial projects has established it as a major player within the industry – this can be seen with recent contracts awarded with utilities such as Dominion and Sempra US Gas & Power. Amec Foster Wheeler also has the world’s largest 100 per cent fired Biomass plant in the world – the Polaniec Power Station located in Poland. The company has close to 1,000 personnel located in India, the location of the company’s High Value Execution Centre, which is well positioned to support a range of Clean Energy projects across the globe. India is third largest power generator and carbon emitter, behind China and US, with the majority of its generation capacity coal fired – the environmental and social impacts of which are significant. With just 1 per cent of the required power, that’s 3 gigawatts (GW), currently supplied by solar and
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About the Author: Samir Brikho