Belur Math Goes Solar with Vikram Solar

The Kolkata-headquartered company has secured this project from government-backed Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and it will power six buildings at Belur Math.

Belur Math

One of the leading module manufacturers Vikram Solar has commissioned rooftop solar plant of 164 kWp capacity at Belur Math, headquarters of Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission.

The Kolkata-headquartered company has secured this project from government-backed Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and it will power six buildings at Belur Math i.e. Shilpvidyalaya, Shilpamandira, Shilpayatan, Shikshanmandira, Bank and Showroom.

Commenting on the development, Vikram Solar, BU Head of EPC, Kuldeep Kumar Jain said, “Belur Math is one of the most significant spiritual institutions in India, founded by Swami Vivekananda himself. We are very proud to have become a part of this institution by offering something sustainable.”

“The project, being under the banner of the Government of India, presented a strict quality and performance approval process. Vikram Solar, known for its quality and performance standards, successfully commissioned the project within agreed-upon timelines, maintaining quality and customer-centricity. We thank DVC for taking this step towards energy sustainability with us and hope to be a part of the company’s future green endeavours,” he further added.

The company is spearheading the country’s solar revolution with more than 1,040 MW EPC capacity portfolio including commissioned and under execution, rooftop and ground-mounted solar projects.

Vikram Solar currently has a rooftop portfolio of 70 MW (Commissioned + under execution) and has delivered green energy solutions to government entities such as – Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), State Bank of India (SBI), West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL), and Airports Authority of India (AAI).

It has recently commissioned 2.15 MW rooftop solar project, which is also Eastern India’s largest single-shed rooftop solar project, at Nilganj in West Bengal.

The company has bagged this project from Keventer Agro Ltd, a Kolkata-based business conglomerate having businesses across varied industries like dairy, bananas, frozen foods, export of food etc.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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