Germany/Kolkata, 6 May 2019: Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and a prominent rooftop solar & EPC solutions provider today announced its assessment by Black & Veatch (B&V) for the bankability of the solar panels manufactured at the company’s plant in West Bengal, India. The independent assessment process by Black & Veatch involves a thorough evaluation of all critical manufacturing processes, documents, and reports. Vikram Solar was earlier successfully audited by B&V in 2015.
Commenting on the completion of the assessment, Mr. Ivan Saha, Business Unit Head of Manufacturing & CTO said “Rapid advancements in PV technologies have created an environment where investors and PV developers require due diligence of major PV equipment. Undertaking this independent assessment of our modules demonstrates our commitment towards our global client base as well as financial institutions to help them make informed decisions with certainty.”
He further added “During the plant assessment, B&V critically observed each step of the manufacturing process for the Eldora & Somera Modules series in our automated plant in Falta, West Bengal. B&V observed that all manufacturing processes followed at the plant are consistent with accepted industry practices.”
After a detailed review of the Module design and Bill of Materials (BOM) for modules configurations, Black and Veatch also came to a positive conclusion that Vikram Solar modules successfully meets the requirements of international standards in these respects. Black & Veatch is the industry leader in independent technology assessments of PV equipment. Bankability studies by Black & Veatch provide an invaluable service to the solar energy community, and enable manufacturers to market a robust product with increased quality assurance and objective review.
Vikram Solar is celebrating its 10th year of continued success in Europe with its European office in Berlin, Germany. You can meet the team at this year’s Intersolar Europe Booth Number A1.714.
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 of Companies, 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 to meet international standards of quality, reliability, and performance.