Vikram Solar commissions 80-MW plant in Gujarat

Our Bureau Ahmedabad | Updated on January 10, 2018 Published on September 15, 2017

Vikram Solar, one of the largest module manufacturers and solar EPC players, has announced the commissioning of an 80 MW (2x40 MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant for Gujarat Industries Power Company in Gujarat.

Spread across 385 acres, the plant has 2,50,429 modules and will have a generation capacity of 18,86,000 million units. The project has been developed under the Jawaharal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase II Batch IV Tranche-I Scheme with grid at Gujarat Solar Park, in Charanka.

O & M service

Vikram Solar will provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) service to the plant for 10 years.

“Despite quite a few hurdles such as floods and adverse weather conditions, we have been able to execute the project plan with success,” Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO of Vikram Solar, said in a statement.

By September, the company has commissioned more than 440 MW of ground mounted solar projects across the country. Its annual PV module production capacity stands at 1 GW.

The Kolkata-headquartered Vikram Solar has recently announced the opening of a new office in Shanghai, China, in order to support the company’s growth strategy and serve as the logistic and procurement hub. The company also has international offices in Germany, the US, and Singapore.

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Published on September 15, 2017
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