Vikram Solar commissions 20 MW solar power project for Jindal Aluminium in Karnataka
New Delhi, April 12, 2017
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 (about 240 Kms from Bangalore), the project is part of the State Government’s plans to develop 1200 MW (AC) of Solar Power Projects for the state which will be implemented in 60 Talukas.
Elaborating on the project, Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO, Vikram Solar commented, “Thinking and doing beyond conventional expectations is one of the primary mottos of the company. Our continuous success defines the superior operation practice in the field apart from robust planning and execution capabilities. It gives us immense pleasure to add more every time to the country’s greener future. ”
Sprawling in a land coverage area of 96.99 Acre, the power generation capacity of this plant is 23000 kWp. For the project, Vikram Solar has used 73040 modules with 315 Wp capacity each, offering grid connectivity of 66 KV to the Mayakonda Sub Station. Vikram Solar will further provide O&M services for the project for a period of 5 years. The project is expected to reduce carbon footprint to the tune of 32.3 metric tons annually.
Mr Anupam Dhiman, Executive Director- EPC Solar, Vikram Solar, shared, “The completion of the project further boosts our reliability in terms of quality and timely delivery of projects. The relentless efforts of our highly skilled and dedicated EPC team has brought us this success.”
Mr. Pragun Jindal Khaitan, Managing Director, Jindal Aluminium Limited said; “Green energy has always been on our radar and we are happy to have partnered with Vikram Solar, a front runner in this regard. Their proven record of expertise in such projects has been reinforced with this plant. Apart from providing energy solutions, this project will also create employment opportunities for the locals.”
About Vikram Solar
Vikram Solar is a leading solar energy solutions provider, specializing in high efficiency PV module manufacturing and comprehensive EPC solutions. With international presence in 5 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 0.5 GW, and the company is further expanding it to 2 GW by FY 2020. The company’s products are designed to the highest 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.