Vikram Solar wins ‘Module Exporter of the Year’ Award at Global Solar EPC Summit
June 4, 2015
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 was the 5th edition and second successive awards ceremonial year of the Global Solar EPC Summit.
“Vikram Solar is proud to be recognized as the best module exporter. Our manufacturing capability and high-reliability solar PV modules make us the preferred supplier across the many countries. 40% of our production in FY 2014-15 was exported and we are expecting it to exceed 50% this year. Today, our country is witnessing excellence in manufacturing, and the responsibility to drive this message globally lies with us,” said Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, CEO and Managing Director, Vikram Solar.
Vikram Solar exported a total of 40% of its total production this year to countries like Germany, UK, USA and the MENA region. The company’s current annual PV module production capacity of 150 MW is being upgraded to reach the 500 MW mark by the end of this year and will be further expanded to 1.2 gigawatts (GW) by 2018. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant located in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Falta, West Bengal, India, is well-equipped with some of the most advanced technologies from Germany, Switzerland, US and Japan. Furthermore the leading PV manufacturer is in the process of building a new factory in Falta so as to reach 300 MW cell manufacturing and additional 400 MW module manufacturing capacity by 2017. Additionally, the company is also planning a third facility outside of West Bengal.
As leading solar solutions provider, Vikram Solar has established a strong foothold in more than 32 countries across the globe. The company has a list of prestigious clientele that it serves through a robust network of offices, distributorships and associates worldwide. Vikram Solar has a committed Operation and Maintenance team that has more than 100 MW of project maintenance experience worldwide. In addition to manufacturing mono and polycrystalline modules ranging from 10 watts peak (Wp) to 335 Wp under ISO 9001:2008 certified conditions, Vikram Solar is a fully forward integrated Solar EPC contractor and continues to successfully design, install and commission a range of benchmark solar projects worldwide.
About Vikram Solar
Vikram Solar is an internationally acclaimed solar PV module manufacturer and EPC solutions provider. Conceived in 2006, the company is a part of the 40-year old Vikram Group of Companies. Over the years, Vikram Solar has emerged as one of the leading manufacturers of high efficiency Solar PV modules in the global solar industry and a fully forward integrated Solar EPC contractor.
Vikram Solar’s current annual PV Module production capacity of 150 MW is being upgraded to reach the 500 MW mark by the end of this year and will be further expanded to 1.2 GW by 2018. The company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant located in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Falta, West Bengal, India is well-equipped with some of the most advanced technologies from Germany, US, Switzerland and Japan. Vikram Solar takes pride in its track record of 470 MW installed solar capacity worldwide.