Siemens Energy has secured an engineering, procurement and construction services contract from Syncarpha Capital for the construction of its 3MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant in New Jersey, US.

US-based Syncarpha Capital will finance the solar power plant.

The facility is expected to meet New Jersey’s increasing power needs by using Siemens technology and plant performance guarantees.

Construction of the plant is expected to commence operations in September 2011.