Vikram Solar Commissions a 2MW Solar Power Plant in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Vikram Solar, an ISO 9001-2008 accredited solar EPC company announces the commissioning & launch of a grid-connected solar power plant of 2 MW capacity in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The new plant is set up under the RPSSGP Scheme of IREDA and Chhattisgarh Investment Limited.

Online PR News – 07-April-2012 – Kolkata, West Bengal – Vikram Solar announces the commissioning & launch of a grid-connected power plant of 2 MW capacity in Kharora, 38 KM from the city of Raipur in Chhattisgarh. This plant is set up under the RPSSGP Scheme of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and Chhattisgarh Investment Limited. The plant has been inaugurated by Dr. Raman Singh, the Honorable Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and was presided over by Swami Shri Satyaroopanand Ji Maharaj, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Raipur. This solar photovoltaic grid-connected power plant in Raipur will provide renewable solar energy solutions to remote & rural regions of the geography. This newly launched plant will not only improve the energy consumption levels with its grid extension reaching remote locations, but also provide backup power to people living in the region in the event of a grid failure.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Fernando Arroyo, Managing Partner, Vikram Proener Projects said, “We assure you of a better power supply from the plant that will provide solar power to a lot of rural homes in order to meet India’s growing energy needs. There is no other alternative than to focus on solar energy.”

With the commencement of four new projects over the month, Vikram Solar has established themselves in India as a comprehensive EPC turnkey solution provider in setting up Solar PV plants. A 5MW plant has been already commissioned in Gujarat in December 2011, a project sponsored by Konark Gujarat PV Private Limited which has been making a steady progress in the space. This was followed by a second power plant, of 1 MW capacity, launched in Rourkela, Orissa which was sponsored by Molisati Vinimay Pvt. Ltd. A third initiative being another 1 MW project with Jay Iron & Steel limited at Bamra, in Sambalpur District, Orissa. Other projects in the pipeline and towards commissioning are in the states of Uttaranchal (Roorkee), Rajasthan and Gujarat, as well as spread over many other states in India.

The commencement of the 2MW solar project in Raipur, Chhattisgarh has brought up Vikram Solar's total solar power commissioning capacity to 8 MW. The launch falls into strategic alignment with the company's aim of consolidating its position in the green energy industry and the EPC competence space.

Vikram Proener, the EPC devision of Vikram Solar has launched various initiatives within the Indian PV space with these four solar farms. The company has successfully added a multiple of similar EPC projects amounting to 100 Megawatts and has further plans of expansion in the near future, with a clear mandate to reduce global carbon emissions. As an ISO 9001-2008 accredited solar EPC company, Vikram Solar ensures that local economies are stimulated and supported utilizing innovative schemes of engagement while constructing the projects using the latest solar module mounting technologies.

Today solar energy has achieved global importance yet, it is still a nascent concept in India. With more and more companies arriving into the solar module manufacturing scene, Vikram Solar, the number one polycrystalline module manufacturer aims to play the role of a leader to shape this sunshine industry and lead the green energy revolution.

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Vikram Solar, a Kolkata based solar module manufacturer in India, is a ISO 9001-2008 accredited Solar EPC company. The manufacturing facility spreads over 40,000 sq ft area at Falta, Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in West Bengal, with an annual power production capacity of 100 MW. Vikram Solar is a top polycrystalline module manufacturer having global presence. The company's international offices are located in the United States, Germany and Kenya with operations in Spain, Italy, Australia & the UK. There are 29 other countries where the Group is present. Vikram Solar has always believed in quality above anything else and has built a solid foundation in the green energy market. Vikram Solar has become a force to reckon with its solid solar PV module manufacturing base. The three foundations of Vikram Solar's global business are honesty, trust and social responsibility. From state of the art solar PV modules, both mono and multi crystalline types, Vikram Solar has touched commercial and residential establishments alike. Starting with solar modules ranging from 3wp to 350wp, Vikram Solar looks forward to rapid expansion in the near future with an eye at 100 MW in 2012 in the solar EPC space. Besides, Vikram Solar also look forward to foray into the cell manufacturing arena by the end of this year with a target production capacity of 100 MW.