SÓLIDA Renewable Energy is awarded a new contract for Project Management and construction supervision of a wind farm in the Dominican Republic

SÓLIDA Renewable Energy will carry out Project Management and on site Supervision services at the Guzmancito wind farm in Puerto Plata, thus consolidating its firm commitment to continue leading this type of service in the Caribbean country, where it has been working for several years.

With an investment of more than 100 million dollars, the Guzmancito wind farm is one of the renewable projects that will begin operations in the coming months in the Dominican Republic. In it, 16 Vestas V160 turbines of 3.6 MW and 132 meters of hub height will be installed.

With the works quite advanced, SÓLIDA has been trusted to provide technical support in the most critical phase of the project: the assembly and commissioning of the wind turbines.

SÓLIDA team will be led by a Project Manager with numerous wind farms behind him, who will advise the technical direction of the project, managing the different open fronts and seeking to resolve the critical paths that guarantee compliance with the milestones of the contract with the supplier. of wind turbines. In addition, it will coordinate the activities of the rest of the team of supervisors that SÓLIDA will travel to the field and that will be made up of several senior technicians specializing in the assembly and commissioning of wind turbines, as well as a HSE coordinator.

The scope of SÓLIDA’s work is aimed at success in the construction and assembly of the wind farm in terms of deadlines, quality, safety and costs for the owner’s.

This new contract represents the consolidation of the Spanish company in the country, where it has already been providing services to promoters and EPC Contractors for several years. Special mention deserves its recent work in the Matafongo wind farm, of 34 MW, which will be officially inaugurated in the next few days, and where SÓLIDA assumed the management of a project in which, for the first time, in the absence of an integrating EPCista, participated only three Dominican contractors.

But in addition to wind power, SÓLIDA is also providing engineering services for the optimization of future photovoltaic plants, as well as due-diligence for asset purchase-sale processes.

In fact, of the 12 new provisional concessions granted by the National Energy Commission and which will involve an investment of more than 900 million dollars on the island, eight are projects with photovoltaic technology.