Vikram Solar executes largest single-shed Rooftop Solar plant in Eastern India

Keventer Agro Limited appointed Vikram Solar to commission the 2.15 MW solar plant

Kolkata, 16th September 2019:  Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider, commissioned Eastern India’s largest single-shed rooftop solar project at Nilganj, North 24 Paraganas, West Bengal. The 2.15 MW project was awarded to Vikram Solar by Keventer Agro Limited.

The shed top solar plant has been built to increase the capacity of Keventer’s food processing plant as well as to leave a green footprint by using non-conventional energy at the Barasat plant.

The project is spread across 250m x 70m and 6240 nos. of Vikram’s high efficiency 345Wp monocrystalline modules and 18 ABB inverters (50 Kw*1 and 100kW*17) were used to ensure performance of the energy system. To uphold and satisfy safety requirements, Vikram Solar used high quality FRP sheet walkway for easy movement on the roof and state of the art switchgear system for protection of the electrical system.  The project is expected to have 2.835 million unit energy yield and will offset 2647 metric tonne CO2 annually.

Mr Kuldeep Kumar Jain, BU Head- EPC, Vikram Solar, said on the occasion, “We are glad to share that Vikram Solar’s focus towards innovation, quality, and performance has helped us to successfully commission this project. We are hopeful that Keventer Agro will undertake more solar and other environment friendly projects in the future. As an organization, we look forward to participating in more such innovative projects in West Bengal and the country at large.”

Mr Saurabh Jajodia, CEO, Keventer Agro said “We are committed to being an environmentally conscious company. Contribution to the clean energy revolution is our way of upholding India’s vision, and we appreciate Vikram Solar’s solution in this regards. Given the quality of execution and after-sales customer service accorded by them, they will be paramount in our decision- making for all similar ventures in the future.”

Vikram Solar is spearheading India’s solar revolution with over 1040 MW EPC capacity portfolio including commissioned and under execution, Rooftop and Ground-mounted projects. The company currently has a Rooftop portfolio of 70 MW (Commissioned + Under execution) and has delivered green energy solutions to Government entities such as- ISRO, IOCL, SBI, WBSEDCL, and AAI. The client list in private sector includes- SL Group, Century Ply, KBL, 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 an 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 1.1 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.