Quanta Services has secured a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a 20MW solar power project in California, US.

Located near the city of Alpaugh in Tulare County, the Atwell Island solar project was developed by Samsung C&T America.

Engineering of the project is under construction and expected to begin by the end of this month.

The project is a utility-scale solar installation for SPS Atwell, a project company partly owned by Samsung C&T America, and is expected to be completed in August 2012.

Quanta is a specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, natural gas and pipeline and telecommunication industries.