Ingeteam awarded for 103 MW park in Jordan
The German Clean Tech Institute (DCTI) honours the largest, most innovative and outstanding PV projects with the Global Leading RES Award. Ingeteam, a global inverter developer and manufacturer, has installed a 103 MWp solar park in Jordan, qualifying for the Largest Project category. At the fair “The smarter E” in Munich, Markus A.W. Hoehner and Leo Ganz from the DCTI seized the opportunity to personally present the certificate to Stefano Domenicali, CEO & Vice President of Ingeteam Italy, a subsidiary of the Spanish multinational Ingeteam Power Technology, S.A.
Berlin, July 4, 2018. The $ 130 million solar park covers three square kilometres with JinkoSolar PV modules and 38 Inverter Power Stations from Ingeteam and supplies energy to more than 51,000 households. The system was connected to the grid on mid of July 2017 and has since supplied 2.5 percent of the total national energy production. That’s the equivalent of 148,000 tonnes of CO2 that does not emit into the atmosphere.
The project is a great example of cooperation between various companies and the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. While Ingeteam provided the inverters and JinkoSolar the PV modules, a consortium constituted by the Spanish TSK company and by the UAE-based company Enviromena Power Systems, as EPC contractors, were responsible for the development and installation. The project is owned by the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) and funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD).
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Stefano Domenicali, CEO & Vice President, Ingeteam Italy said, “Projects like this demonstrates Ingeteam’s great strength in completing projects within the given timeline and budget, under challenging conditions, making it a success for everyone involved.”
“With the project in Jordan, Ingeteam has demonstrated that it is always possible to implement great energy projects all over the world that make a difference. We are pleased to identify such outstanding projects and, by highlighting them, we draw attention to the energy transition,” says Leo Ganz from the German CleanTech Institute.
About the Global Leading RES Award
The German CleanTech Institute (DCTI) together with the market and economic research company EuPD Research, the International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) and Joint Forces for Solar (JF4S) awards the Global Leading RES (Renewable Energy Systems) Award. The aim of the award is to honour outstanding photovoltaic and energy storage projects and to raise awareness among the public. Certifications are awarded in the categories First Mover, Tech Driver, Innovative Application, Unique Location and Largest Project.
The DCTI continuously identifies international projects that deserve to be recognized as Global Leading RES Projects. All industry participants are therefore invited to recommend award-worthy projects or submit them directly through the application process.
Detailed descriptions of the currently around 30 awarded projects can be found here: http://www.dcti.de/auszeichnungen/global-leading-projects/winner.html
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Ingeteam Italy is a subsidiary of the Spanish multinational Ingeteam Power Technology, S.A. and is in charge of all Middle East, Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Baltic and Soviet states markets for its PV Solar Energy Business Unit.
Ingeteam is a leading company specializing in the design of power and control electronics (inverters, frequency converters, controllers and protections), generators, motors and pumps, electrical engineering and automation projects. Ingeteam develops its products in the following key sectors: wind, PV, hydro and fossil fuel power generation; metal processing industry; marine; rail traction; power grid, including substations, always seeking to optimise energy consumption and to maximise generating efficiency, also covering energy transport and distribution. To date, Ingeteam has supplied 50 GW in power converters for renewable energy plants and is amongst the TOP 10 companies dedicated to the operation and maintenance of renewable plants, with a portfolio of more than 12 GW.
The company operates in all continents and has a headcount of more than 3,900 employees around the world. Ingeteam invests 5.5% of its annual turnover in R&D, which is the backbone of the company’s business activity.
For more information: www.ingeteam.com