Vikram Solar commissions 18.5 kW solar power plant for Century Ply (India) Limited

Kolkata, 4th February 2019:  Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, commissioned a rooftop solar plant for Century Ply (India) Limited (CPIL) at the company’s new headquarter in Taratala, Kolkata, India. The solar plant has a capacity of 18.5 kW.

The project is spread across 160 sq meters and 57 nos. of 325 Wp smart modules and a 15 kW  delta inverter were used in the project. The solar plant will have an annual energy yield of 26.13 MWh/Year and expected to offset 13 tonnes of CO2 per year.

For this project, Vikram Solar has used its optimizer integrated smart Solivo modules. Solivo modules can harvest more power through Module-Level Power Tracking technology, where each module can be optimized to decrease the effect of shading, soiling or mismatch loss. With facilities like “Rapid Shutdown” and “Smart Ready”, Solivo smart modules can offer 30% more yield, increased reliability, lower O&M costs, increased safety, and remote monitoring, making solar projects highly reliable.  This is the second solar rooftop project for CPIL that Vikram Solar has executed since 2018.

Ms. Neha Agrawal, Head of Corporate Strategy, Vikram Solar, shared on the occasion, “We are glad to again be a part of Century Ply (India) Limited’s solar drive. And, this testifies our resolve at maintaining and improving quality, performance, and customer centricity.For their new rooftop project, in addition to power generation, they also wanted to analyse their power usage and optimize the same. We offered them our Solivo Smart Modules which have app-based monitoring and controlling system with integrated junction box containing enhanced electronics for Power Optimization, safety and longer string design.  Looking at the benefits of these enhanced functionalities, Century Ply decided to go ahead with Solivo Modules.”

Vikram Solar is spearheading India’s solar revolution with 950 MW EPC capacity portfolio including commissioned and under execution, Rooftop and Ground mounted projectsThe company currently has a Rooftop portfolio of 62 MW (Commissioned + Under execution) and has delivered green energy solutions to Governmant entities such as- ISRO, IOCL, SBI, WBSEDCL, and AAI. The client list in private sector includes- SL Group, Century Ply, KBL, Keventers Agro, UAL Industries and Anmol Biscuits, etc.

About Vikram Solar:

Vikram Solar Limited (formerly known as Vikram Solar Pvt. Ltd.) is a leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in efficient PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions. With international presence in 6 continents, the company is an active contributor in shaping the solar revolution across continents. Carrying forward the extensive manufacturing experience of the Vikram Group, Vikram Solar, since 2006, is building on a 4-decade-old success story. Vikram Solar’s annual PV Module production capacity stands at 1 GW. The company’s products are designed international standards of quality, reliability and performance. As a fully forward- integrated Solar EPC contractor, Vikram Solar deploys world- class technology to design, install and commission solar projects worldwide.