Diwali comes early for Vikram Solar, 3 Awards sweeten the festivities

Diwali has brought happy tidings for Vikram Solar this year. The solar module maker based out of Bengal, has received 3 prestigious awards in the run up to the festival

The festival of light has certainly brought good news for one of the leading solar energy solutions provider in the country. Vikram Solar has received 3 Awards last week. On this occasion, Gyanesh Chaudhary, CEO and Managing Director, Vikram Solar said, “This is yet another proud moment for us. It gives us tremendous joy and pride to have won these awards. Each recognition helps us to remember the incredible work the team puts in regularly and this would not have been achieved without their collective efforts.”

The three awards given to Vikram Solar are as follows:

Zee Business “Dare-to-Dream” Awards 2018 Kolkata Edition: The platform recognizes superior entrepreneurs from the Indian business & economy. Besides winning the award, Mr. Gyanesh Chaudhary, CEO and Managing Director, Vikram Solar was also honoured as a speaker at the event.

The Kolkata Best Employer Brand Awards 2018 was endorsed by the CHRO Asia. The certification was provided by the World Federation of HR professionals. Vikram Solar won the award in Power/ Energy Sector category. The award was conferred to Vikram Solar for its efforts on translating and combining vision with action with HR Strategy, building line to mesh HR Strategy with Business and cultivating competencies for the future to enable building the organization to be future-ready.

Kolkata Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2018 was organized by World Quality Congress. Vikram Solar won the award in Solar Category. The key criteria measured by jury revolved around innovative processes incorporated in manufacturing.

The year has been an interesting one for the Kolkata based solar panel maker. In september Vikram Solar announced the launch of its new line of solar modules using the latest Half-Cut-Cell technology. The new high-density module technology is engineered to generate more power from advanced mono-PERC (Passivated Emitter and Rear Cells) half-cells, thus achieving better Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE).

The company also announced the installation of 1461 kW worth of Rooftop Solar PV systems for Century Plyboards Limited at two of the company’s locations. The Chennai unit is worth 1056 kW and spans over 11,000 square meters across seven factory sheds and 3 evacuation points. The Chirai Moti unit near the Kandla Port in Gujarat is worth 405 kW spanning over 450 square meters.

Vikram Solar, since 2006,  has been building on a 4-decade-old success story with clients like the PSUs GAIL and IOCL  and in March it commissioned its first project for the defence sector. The 350KW rooftopsolar power unit has been installed at Gun and Shell Factory (GSF) in Cossipore, Kolkata. Currently, Vikram Solar’s annual PV Module production capacity stands at 1 GW.

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