Press Releases

2018

Vikram Solar Supplies 52.6 MW of Modules to Southern Current, USA

India, 24th September, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider announced today the shipment of 52.6 MW of solar modules to its U.S. customer Southern Current. The order has been facilitated by Vikram Solar’s recently opened local U.S. office in Massachusetts. Press photos here: …

September 24, 2018

Vikram Solar Commissions 1461 kW Rooftop Solar projects for Century Plyboards (India) Limited

India,18th September, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, announced the installation of a 1461 kW Rooftop Solar PV system for Century Plyboards (India) Limited at two locations. The 1056 kW at Century Plyboards’ Chennai unit is spread over 11000 square metres across seven …

September 18, 2018

Vikram Solar launches half-cut cell module at REI 2018

-Innovative and efficient Module to increase output by 15Wp; -Designed to minimize Shadow-loss through a series-parallel cell connection; India, 17 September, 2018: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider, is launching a new line of solar modules at Renewable Energy India Expo, Greater Noida. The new modules are based on the latest …

September 17, 2018

Inauguration of 10 MW ONGC solar project

India, 6 September, 2018: A 10 MW ONGC solar project was inaugurated by the Chairman and Managing Director, ONGC, Mr Shashi Shanker. The turnkey contract for building the 10 MW solar plant was awarded to Vikram Solar Limited, India’s leading module manufacturer and solar EPC player. The project will power ONGC’s Dhaej, Gandhar & Hazira …

September 6, 2018

Vikram Solar awarded as the ‘Best Company to Work For’

India, 12 July, 2018: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider was today awarded the ‘Best Company to Work For’ Award in the solar sector at India Solar Week 2018, held in New Delhi by First View Group. The prestigious ceremony was held today at Vivanta by Taj and the award was …

July 12, 2018

Mr Amit Gupta appointed by Vikram Solar to Head Legal and Business Affairs

New Delhi, 26 June, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Mr Amit Gupta to Head the company’s Legal & Business Affairs- Corporate. Mr Gupta brings with him rich experience of 18 years in Corporate Legal, Commercial & Corporate …

June 26, 2018

4.2 MW project commissioned in the USA with Vikram Solar modules

India, 25 June, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, announced today the commissioning of a 4.2 MW solar plant using Vikram Solar modules. This ground mounted project marks the entry for Vikram Solar Limited (module supplier for the project) and Greencells USA Inc. …

June 25, 2018

Vikram Solar to Launch Tigo Integrated Smart Module- Solivo- at Intersolar Munich 2018

Germany/ India, 18 June, 2018: Vikram Solar, India’s leading Solar EPC player and module manufacturer, will launch its new line of integrated smart modules – Solivo – with Tigo, pioneer of the smart modular Flex MLPE and TS4 platform, during Intersolar Europe 2018 in Munich, Germany. The Solivo series is the latest addition to Vikram …

June 18, 2018

Vikram Solar commissions 10 MW solar project in Itarsi, M.P

New Delhi, 30 May, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of the leading module manufacturer and solar EPC player of India, commissioned a 10 MW Solar Power Project for Bharat Electronics Limited at the Ordnance Factory, Itarsi in Madhya Pradesh. This is a captive power plant, and the power generated through this will be used by Ordnance …

May 30, 2018

Vikram Solar opens office in Gurgaon to better serve the demanding solar market

# CreatingClimateforChange New Delhi/Gurgaon, 29 May, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, today, announced the opening of a new office at The Oberoi Corporate Tower, Gurgaon to increase presence in the market, eventually benefitting the company’s customers. This decision comes with the idea …

May 29, 2018

Vikram Solar appoints Mr. Hatem Hamam as the Head of Sales for MENA, EPC & Modules

India/Dubai, 9 April, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Mr Hatem Hamam as its new Head of Sales, EPC & Modules for MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region. Mr Hatem has around 15 years of diverse experience …

April 9, 2018

Vikram Solar commissions its first Rooftop Solar project in the Indian defence sector

Installs 350 KW solar power plant at Gun and Shell Factory, Cossipore, Kolkata India, 20 March, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider commissioned a 350 kW Solar Power project at Gun and Shell Factory (GSF) in Cossipore, Kolkata through roof-top installations. This is …

March 20, 2018

Vikram Solar Commissions 100kWp Rooftop Solar Plant for Indian Oil Corporation Ltd

Rajasthan, 19 March, 2018: Vikram Solar Limited, one of the top tier solar modules manufacturer and a renowned EPC solutions provider, has successfully installed a 100 kWp (50 kWp x 2) Rooftop Solar PV system at two sites in Bikaner and Jhunjhunu for the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd offices in Rajasthan. The cumulative annual energy …

March 19, 2018

Vikram Solar ties up with France’s CEA to drive innovative technology research and development

New Delhi, 10 March, 2018: Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, Vikram Solar’s MD & CEO and Mr. Daniel Verwaerde, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), signed today a Collaboration Agreement at Vigyan Bhavan during Honorable French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron’s India visit. The association between Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module …

March 10, 2018

Vikram Solar Opens Office in Massachusetts, United States

New Delhi, 15 February, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, announced today the opening of a new office in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States. This decision advances the goal of minimizing barriers like time zone differences and enhances the ease of doing business through …

February 15, 2018

Vikram Solar appoints Mr Rohit Dhar as Director- Sales, EPC

New Delhi, 5 February, 2018: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Mr Rohit Dhar as its new Director- Sales, EPC. In the given role, Mr Dhar would be responsible for large scale EPC projects and driving sales for the …

February 5, 2018

2017

Vikram Solar’s Rooftop Solar Solutions aids SBI Patna to join the clean energy drive

Patna, 21 December, 2017: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, successfully installed a 100KW rooftop Solar PV system at SBI’s Local Head Office in Patna. Spread across 2 buildings, the PV system is set to produce around 146000 kwh/annum. Neha Agrawal, Corporate Strategy – …

December 21, 2017

Vikram Solar awarded Gold Certificate at Frost & Sullivan & FICCI’s India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2017

Mumbai,14 December, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider was awarded with the “Gold Certificate of Merit” for it’s Kolkata (Falta) based facility by Frost & Sullivan & FICCI’s India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2017. The award ceremony was held in Mumbai. The India Manufacturing Excellence Awards is seen as a pragmatic …

December 14, 2017

University of Cyprus confirms suitability of Vikram Solar PV modules for use in Mediterranean climate

India, 14 November, 2017: On behalf of Vikram Solar’s distribution partner in Greece and Cyprus, Tesco Engineering, the University of Cyprus recently tested Vikram Solar’s ELDORA Ultima modules. The results confirm adherence to international quality and performance standards. Tests were conducted on various samples of Vikram Solar’s polycrystalline ELDORA Ultima Silver Series. The PV modules …

November 14, 2017

Vikram Solar Launches New Monocrystalline Product Line SOMERA

New Delhi, 13 October, 2017: Vikram Solar, India’s leading module manufacturer and Solar EPC player, launched a new line of high-efficiency modules ‘SOMERA’ at REI Expo, Greater Noida in September. The new module line ‘SOMERA’ falls under the Monocrystalline solar PV module category, which is a new addition to the company’s product portfolio. 60 cell …

October 13, 2017

Vikram Solar conferred with ‘Leading renewable energy manufacturer – Solar Modules’ award at the Renewable Energy India Expo 2017

New Delhi, 19 September, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider was conferred the ‘Leading Renewable Energy Manufacturer – Solar – Modules’ at Renewable Energy India Expo 2017 (REI). The Annual Renewable Energy India Awards was held at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida on 19th of September. Vikram Solar was …

September 19, 2017

Vikram Solar commissions 80 MW solar project in Gujarat

Kolkata, 14 September, 2017: Vikram Solar, the country’s leading module manufacturer and solar EPC player commissioned a 2X40 MW (80 MW) solar PV Power Plant for Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd. (abbreviated GIPCL), Gujarat. The project has been developed under the Jawaharal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase II Batch IV Tranche-I Scheme with grid at …

September 14, 2017

Finnwind Oy installs Vikram Solar modules at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Kolkata/Helsinki, 15 September 2017: Vikram Solar installed a solar PV plant at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The 312 kWp system at the Finnair cargo centre, has been constructed with solar modules from Tier 1 manufacturer Vikram Solar. The system was installed by system integrator Finnwind Oy, one of the most experienced pv- installer companies in Finland & …

September 13, 2017

Vikram Solar opens its office in China at Shanghai

Kolkata, 18 August, 2017: Vikram Solar Limited recently announced the opening of a new office at Yan’an W Road HongQiao, Shanghai, China. This decision has been taken with a view to accommodate growth and leverage the region’s technology talent pool. In addition to the corporate headquarters in West Bengal, and branch offices across India, the …

August 24, 2017

Vikram Solar Concludes MOU with Israel’s Water-Gen

New Delhi, 7 August, 2017: Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd. had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel’s Water-Gen, an air-to-water technology provider in March 2017, to understand and develop options to meet water solutions in the country. The plan was to co-operate and jointly study and examine the water needs across India and use …

August 7, 2017

Vikram Solar modules among the top performers of 2017

Kolkata, 3 July, 2017: The quality of the photovoltaic modules manufactured by Vikram Solar has convinced the authors of the PV Module Reliability Scorecard Report 2017. Vikram modules were ranked among the best products in three of the five categories tested in the report. The report is published by the leading global certification body DNV …

July 3, 2017

Vikram Solar achieves a milestone of 1 GW solar manufacturing capacity

Aspires to further expand its capacity to 2 GW by 2020. New Delhi, 13 June, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized and India’s leading solar energy solutions provider, reached 1GW of manufacturing capacity. This feat is a major contribution towards the 100 GW target set by the Indian government by 2022. With this accomplishment, Vikram …

June 13, 2017

Water-Gen and Vikram Solar to showcase Environmental and Humanitarian Water Solutions at India’s Smart Cities 2017 Expo

India-based Vikram Solar joins with Israel’s Water-Gen to bring its innovative technology to India and provide clean, accessible drinking water across the country. New Delhi, 3 May , 2017: On the heels of the recent $100 million memorandum of understanding between Water-Gen and Vikram Solar, and as a sign of the deepening cooperation between India …

May 3, 2017

Vikram Solar commissions 10 MWp solar plant in Andhra Pradesh

New Delhi, 13 April, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally acclaimed EPC solutions provider and PV module manufacturer, successfully commissioned a 10 MWp capacity solar plant in Andhra Pradesh. The project has been developed under the PPA scheme between Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (abbreviated TTD) and Vikram Solar Limited The project will facilitate green power generation to …

April 13, 2017

Vikram Solar commissions 20 MW solar power project for Jindal Aluminium in Karnataka

Projected to reduce carbon footprint by 32.3 metric tons annually. New Delhi, 12 April, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider, announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Karnataka for Jindal Aluminium Ltd. Bangalore. Being nestled in Bavihalu, in the Davangere district …

April 12, 2017

Vikram Solar commissions 130 MW solar project in Bhadla, Rajasthan

New Delhi, 31 March, 2017: Vikram Solar Limited, the country’s leading Solar EPC player and module manufacturer, has commissioned a 130 MW (2X65 MW) Solar PV Power Plant for NTPC in Bhadla, Rajasthan. The project has been developed under the State Specific Bundling Scheme (for bundling with thermal power from NTPC Singrauli Thermal Power Station) …

March 31, 2017

Vikram Solar ties up with Israel’s Water-Gen to introduce unique clean, drinkable water solutions in India

New Delhi, 29 March, 2017: Vikram Solar Limited, the country’s leading Solar EPC player and module manufacturer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel’s Water-Gen, a pioneer in air-to-water technology, to develop and introduce their path-breaking clean, hygienic drinking water solutions in the country. The technology developed by Water-Gen to create and store …

March 29, 2017

Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary- MD & CEO received Commendations as the Emerging Leader

Kolkata, 18 March, 2017: Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO Vikram Solar, the man behind the exceptional growth that country’s leading Solar EPC and module manufacturing company has scaled, was awarded with the title of ‘Emerging Leader’ by esteemed Calcutta Management Association (CMA). Being an affiliate of All India Management Association (AIMA), which is the …

March 18, 2017

Vikram Solar conferred with 2 prestigious awards at the 5th ET Bengal Corporate Awards

For the second time in a row, Vikram Solar bags the Fastest Growing Company Award, in addition to the Highest Job Creator Award. New Delhi, 10 February, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider, marked the beginning of the new calendar year with a double award win at the 5th ET …

February 10, 2017

Vikram Solar felicitated with 6th EPC World Awards for ‘Outstanding Contribution in Renewable Energy EPC’

New Delhi, 19 January, 2017: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module manufacturing and EPC solutions provider, has been honored with the revered 6th EPC World Awards for ‘Outstanding Contribution in Renewable Energy EPC’. The industry honor was conferred in light of the organization’s exceptional contribution in facilitating renewable energy infrastructure across the country. …

January 19, 2017

2016

Vikram Solar appoints Mr Nimish Jain as Head of Global Module Sales

New Delhi, December 16, 2016: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider, today announced the appointment of its new Head of Global Module Sales- Nimish Jain. In the given role, Nimish would be responsible for driving sales in both domestic and international markets. He would also supervise the accomplishments of targets and …

December 16, 2016

Vikram Solar announces MoU with the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

Under the agreement, both parties will undertake joint projects in various areas of mutual interest. New Delhi, 16 November, 2016: Vikram Solar, a globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider today announced a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), an Institute of National Importance listed by the Government …

November 16, 2016

Vikram launches strategic cooperation to enter the Finnish market

Kolkata/Helsinki, 19 October 2016 :TIER 1 solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar has entered into a strategic partnership with Finnwind, making the system integrator, manufacturer and installer of renewable energy systems the exclusive supplier of Vikram Solar modules for the Finnish market. A press photo is available at: https://www.vikramsolar.com/photos/nggallery/press-photos/vikram-launches-strategic-cooperation-with-finnwind Vikram Solar’s polycrystalline ELDORA solar modules are …

October 19, 2016

Vikram Solar showcases new products at Solar Power International

Las Vegas, 13 September 2016: Module manufacturer Vikram Solar is set to present a range of new products, including a prototype of the high efficiency bifacial solar module ELDORA Duplex, at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas from 12-15 September 2016. The new monocrystalline module is suitable for both roof-mounted and freestanding installations, and …

September 13, 2016

Vikram Solar signs MoU with teamtechnik

India’s only tier 1 module manufacturer plans investments of over INR 400 crore. Munich, 7 September 2016: Vikram Solar has partnered with teamtechnik, a market leader in production technology based in Freiberg am Neckar (Germany), to design production lines and supply plant technology to support the company’s expansion plans. Today, both companies signed a memorandum …

September 7, 2016

Vikram Solar launches ‘HELITRAC’- the revolutionary Sun tracking system

Highly advanced solar tracker with robust weather proof mechanism and multimode intelligent operations, set to boost the solar industry by further improving efficiencies. New Delhi, 7 September, 2016: Vikram Solar today announced the launch of ‘HELITRAC’, a highly advanced solar tracker with robust weather proof mechanism and multimode intelligent operations. The product was showcased at …

September 7, 2016

Vikram Solar wins National Excellence Award

Government of India honours Vikram Solar with National Excellence Award for Roof Top Solar Power Projects in the Domestic Solar Module Manufacturers Category . New Delhi, 8 June 2016: Vikram Solar, a globally acclaimed solar PV module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider was awarded the National Excellence Award 2016 for Roof Top Solar Power Projects in …

June 7, 2016

Sungage Financial lists Vikram Solar as an approved vendor

Boulder, Colorado, June 06,2016: Sungage Financial, a leading provider of solar financing solutions, has added the Tier 1 solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar to its approved vendor list. Vikram Solar Modules can now be installed in any residential solar system that is using financing from Sungage Financial. Mr Ken Oatman, Head of Business Development for …

June 6, 2016

Vikram Solar appoints Mr Narasimhachari Kannan as Executive Director- Operations

Kolkata, March 14, 2016: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider today announced the appointment of Mr Narasimhachari Kannan as the company’s Executive Director- Operations. In his new role, Mr Kannan will assume responsibility for strengthening entire operations for the company. Mr Kannan comes with a rich experience of 34 years, demonstrating …

March 14, 2016

Vikram Solar expands into 14 additional sub-Saharan countries

Kolkata/Johannesburg, February 03, 2016: The leading solar energy solutions provider, Vikram Solar is partnering with Powertech Africa, a leading African distributor of energy technology, thereby entering 14 new markets in sub-Saharan Africa, including Botswana, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Vikram already operates local offices in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa. A press photo is available at: https://www.vikramsolar.com/AlbumPhoto/9af070a1-1b8f-43cd-b533-27907ad14c2c.jpg …

February 3, 2016

2015

Vikram Solar brings Solar Energy to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

Kolkata, December 15, 2015: 2 MWp grid connected rooftop plant expected to reduce 2036.90 MT of CO2 emissions per year. Vikram Solar,a globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in high efficiency PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions, successfully commissioned a rooftop solar plant with a total 2 MWp capacity at Netaji Subhash …

December 15, 2015

Vikram Solar powers Calicut International Airport with Solar Energy

Calicut, December 15, 2015: 750 kWp grid connected rooftop plant expected to generate 1175 MWh per year. Vikram Solar, a globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in high efficiency PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions, successfully commissioned a rooftop solar plant with 750 kWp capacity at Calicut International Airport. The project was …

December 15, 2015

Vikram Solar offers 27 years of linear power warranty on its solar modules

Kolkata, November 09 2015: Tier 1 PV module manufacturer Vikram Solar, today announced that their 60- and 72-cell multi-crystalline silicon solar photovoltaic modules belonging to ELDORA Prime, Ultima, Neo, Grand & Grand Ultima Series will be offered with a Linear Power Warranty upto 27 years across the globe. The warranted power degradation will be 2.5% …

November 9, 2015

Viessmann collaborates with Vikram Solar

Kolkata/Allendorf, November 5, 2015 – Viessmann, one of the leading international manufacturers ofheating, industrial and refrigeration systems, is to become a sales partner toVikram Solar, an international solar company. As part of the collaboration,Vikram Solar will supply Viessmann with solar modules from the Eldora Ultimaseries with an output of between 250 and 260 Wp. The …

November 5, 2015

Vikram Solar and British Solar Renewables signing deal at Solar Energy UK

Solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar has concluded an agreement with British Solar Renewables (BSR), a leading British project developer, to supply modules with a total output of 30 MW. BSR will be installing the PID-resistant Eldora Ultima modules in their upcoming solar parks with a total output of 80 MW, to be finished by the …

October 26, 2015

Vikram Solar conferred with ‘Leading renewable energy manufacturer – Solar’ award at the Renewable Energy India Expo

New Delhi, October 05, 2015: Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider was awarded the ‘Leading Renewable Energy Manufacturer – Solar’ award at the Renewable Energy India Expo 2015 (REI). The 9th edition of the Expo was held at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida between 23rd and 25th September. The only …

October 5, 2015

Vikram Solar expands U.S. presence with advanced product line

BOULDER, Colorado, Sept. 9, 2015: India’s Only Tier-One Solar Panel Company Adds Volume Manufacturing at Second Fab. Vikram Solar, India’s leading tier-one, tariff-free module manufacturer, continues its rapid expansion into the U.S. with the introduction of new generations of high-efficiency multi-crystalline silicon solar modules and large volumes immediately available for U.S. distribution. Press photos are …

September 9, 2015

Vikram Solar collaborates with UK’s largest electrical wholesaler

Kolkata/Dundee August 12,2015: Solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar teams up with Edmundson Electrical Greentech, the UK’s leading solar pv distributor. As part of the collaboration between the two companies, Edmundson Electrical Greentech has added Vikram Solar’s photovoltaic modules to its product range. The supply agreement covers Eldora Ultima modules with a total annual output of …

August 21, 2015

Vikram Solar opens new office in South African city of Johannesburg

Johannesburg/South Africa, Kolkata/India, July 21, 2015: The solar company Vikram Solar has opened its third African office in Johannesburg. The new office complements Vikram Solar’s existing branches in Kenya and Uganda, and is aiming to increase the company’s market presence and proximity to its customers throughout Africa. South Africa is currently the continent’s largest photovoltaics …

July 21, 2015

Module Manufacturer Vikram Solar to supply US Master Distributor with 20 MW of solar modules

Kolkata/India, July 08, 2015: PV module manufacturer Vikram Solar, today announced that the company has signed a master distribution agreement for residential and commercial PV installations with a leading US solar wholesaler, Clean Energy Distribution of Denver. Under the terms of this strategic agreement, Vikram Solar will supply Clean Energy Distribution with a total of …

July 8, 2015

Vikram Solar wins ‘Module Exporter of the Year’ Award at Global Solar EPC Summit

Kolkata/New Delhi, Jun 04, 2015: Vikram Solar, an internationally acclaimed solar PV module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider was awarded the ‘Module Exporter of the Year’ Award at Global Solar EPC Summit, India’s most prestigious and coveted award in the solar industry. The event witnessed organizations across India showcasing their best projects and equipment. This …

June 4, 2015

Vikram Solar commissions 40 MW PV plant in Madhya Pradesh

Kolkata/ New Delhi, May 7, 2015: EPC and Tier 1 (Bloomberg) module manufacturer Vikram Solar has successfully commissioned a 40 MW solar plant for IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited (IEDCL). Vikram has also won a ten-year O&M (operations and maintenance) contract for the installation. The project was awarded to IL&FS Energy Development Company Ltd by …

May 7, 2015

Vikram Solar to supply one of UK’s largest builders’ merchants

Kolkata/ Birmingham, Apr 22, 2015: EH Smith Builders Merchants, one of the largest independent builders’ merchants in the UK, is adding modules from Vikram Solar to its product portfolio. Based in the Midlands with over 90 years of expertise in the construction sector and 7 years in solar, EH Smith now wishes to expand its …

April 22, 2015

Vikram Solar launches three collaborations with leading European institutes and suppliers

Kolkata/ India, Mannheim/ Germany, Apr 16, 2015: Memorandums of understanding signed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Meyer Burger, and Centrotherm at Hannover Messe. Solar company Vikram Solar has begun three new collaborations with leading international research institutes and technology companies from Germany and Switzerland. The partnerships are intended to further optimize …

April 16, 2015

CEC evaluation confirms excellent performance of Vikram Solar modules

Boulder, Colorado, Apr 10, 2015: After extensive testing, the California Energy Commission (CEC) recently awarded superior PTC values to Vikram Solar’s Eldora series 72-cell polycrystalline PV modules. For example, the 310 Watt (STC) model produced a PTC value of 283.6 Watts. In terms of industry ranking, this makes the Eldora series one of the top …

April 10, 2015

Vikram Solar successfully commissions India’s first floating PV power plant

Kolkata/ India, Mannheim/ Germany, Jan 13, 2015: Tier one module manufacturer and EPC company Vikram Solar has successfully completed India’s first floating solar power plant. The R&D installation is part of a test project for Vikram Solar’s new floating module technology in cooperation with the Arka Renewable Energy College in Kolkata. The project aims to …

January 13, 2015

Vikram Solar extends product warranty to 12 years

Kolkata/ India, Mannheim/ Germany, Jan 3, 2015: With effect from 1st February 2015, Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading solar module manufacturing companies, has extended the product warranty for its Eldora Ultima Series 60-cell polycrystalline solar modules from 10 to 12 years. A series of in-house reliability tests, product design changes and process improvements were …

January 3, 2015

2014

Vikram Solar winner of EPC World Award 2014

Kolkata/ New Delhi, Dec 30, 2014: Vikram Solar, internationally acclaimed enterprise which specializes in manufacturing of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules and EPC contracts for solar power plants, won the EPC World Award in the category Outstanding Contribution in Renewable Energy EPC. Vikram Solar’s EPC division provides end-to-end EPC and O&M solutions with a guaranteed efficiency …

December 30, 2014

Vikram Solar planning for cell manufacturing JV to cater growing demand for cells made in India

Kolkata/ India, Nov 21, 2014: Kolkata based Tier 1 manufacturer Vikram Solar is looking to expand their upstream footprint by getting into solar cell production as well. The internationally active manufacturer of PV modules and EPC solutions provider is revealing its current expansion plans. Besides their plans to expand their module production capacity to 350MW …

November 21, 2014

OST Energy confirms superior technical suitability of Vikram modules for use in PV projects in UK

Kolkata/ India, Mannheim/Germany, Oct 30, 2014 – Tier 1 manufacturer Vikram Solar has successfully completed the OST factory and product audit, and is now considered by investors and banks alike as a confirmed partner for PV projects in the UK. UK’s leading, independent renewables auditor OST Energy attested the highest efficiency at nominal operating cell …

October 30, 2014

Largest single-roof local authority-owned solar panel system in the UK completed

Westbury/ UK, Sep 04, 2014: Work to install the largest single-roof Local Authority-owned solar panel system in the UK on the roof of the new Northacre Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in Westbury in the South West of England has been completed. The 1,248 solar panels from manufacturer Vikram Solar – covering an area equivalent to …

September 4, 2014

Vikram Solar’s new U.S. Sales Office to launch solar modules in North and South America

Kolkata/ India July 30, 2014: Tier-1 PV module manufacturer Vikram Solar executes its latest global expansion by opening its newest international office in Boulder, Colorado. New Head of Business Development Americas is Ken Oatman, a well-known executive in the American solar industry. Prior to joining Vikram Solar in July 2014, he was employed by ET …

July 30, 2014

Vikram Solar ventures into domestic Roof-top segment in Ireland

Kolkata/India, July 1, 2014: Vikram Solar, internationally active Tier 1 manufacturer which specializes in the production of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, has recently entered into the residential PV market in Ireland and completes roof-top installation at University College of Dublin. Even though the government in Ireland has committed to 40% of renewable energy by 2020,the …

July 1, 2014

Vikram Solar increases its Footprint in MENA – Middle East & North Africa Region

Kolkata/ India, June 23, 2014: Vikram Solar, internationally acclaimed Tier 1 enterprise which specializes in manufacturing of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and EPC contracts for solar power plants has recently entered into a distributorship agreement with Unidaan FZ LLC to supply solar products and services in Middle East & North Africa Region. Unidaan and Vikram …

June 23, 2014

Vikram Solar bags ‘Appreciation for Good Practices Award’ from FICCI

Kolkata/ India, June 17, 2014: Vikram Solar, internationally acclaimed Tier 1 enterprise which specializes in manufacturing of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and EPC contracts for solar power plants has bagged the award for Appreciation for Good Practices in 3rd FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Manufacturing-2014. The selection was based on rigorous process of application …

June 17, 2014

Bloomberg New Energy Finance classifies Vikram Solar as a Tier 1 manufacturer

Kolkata/India, Mannheim/Germany, Feb 20, 2014: The module manufacturer Vikram Solar has been named a Tier 1 manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) in its Q1 2014 PV Market Outlook. This means that Vikram’s products have been accepted for non-recourse financing by banks.  Financing is currently one of the greatest hurdles to implementing photovoltaics projects, …

February 20, 2014

Vikram Solar to bring Solar Power to Assam Tea Estate

Vikram Solar joins hands with McLeod Russel India Limited for execution of 100 Kw Off-Grid Solar Power Project Kolkata, February 12, 2014: Vikram Solar, the Kolkata headquartered global specialist in manufacturing photovoltaic (PV) solar modules has tied up with McLeod Russel India Limited, one of the oldest & the largest Tea Plantation Company in the …

February 20, 2014

Vikram Solar CEO bags Bengal Entrepreneurship Award 2016

Hon’ble Minister of Finance, Commerce & Industries, West Bengal, Dr. Amit Mitra presented the award. Kolkata, 14 September 2016 : Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD and CEO, Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading solar energy solutions provider today won The Bengal Entrepreneurship Award 2016 in the manufacturing sector. The Bengal Entrepreneurship Award is organised annually by …

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