Vikram Solar wins National Excellence Award for rooftop solar projects in domestic solar module manufacturers category
Vikram Solar was awarded the National Excellence Award 2016 for rooftop solar power projects in the Domestic Solar Module Manufacturers Category by the Government of India. The award was presented by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy at the National Workshop on rooftop solar power at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.
Gyanesh Chaudhary, CEO and MD, Vikram Solar, said, “We are proud to be recognised by the Government of India for our efforts in contributing to India’s Solar Mission.As a leading domestic manufacturer, we consider it our responsibility to drive excellence in manufacturing and contribute to India’s solar story by providing highest quality products and services. Vikram Solar commissioned many prestigious rooftop projects in the past year. We designed, engineered, and commissioned a 2 MW plant at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport in Kolkata, which is the largest rooftop airport installation in India. We also executed a 750 kWp solar plant at Calicut International Airport. With education institutes now realising the importance of harnessing solar energy, we commissioned a project at St. Xavier’s college in Kolkata. A rooftop solar plant at the famous Kalighat temple in Kolkata was also executed by us.”
Ivan Saha, President and Chief Technology Officer, Vikram Solar, said “This recognition by the government is a motivation for us to excel further and set new benchmarks in the industry. As the Indian solar industry grows and technology evolves,focus on quality will have to increase. We always believe that good quality modules are critical in determining the bank ability of a solar project.”
With an international presence in over 32 countries, the company specialises in high efficiency PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions.