Vikram Solar Commissions Eastern India’s Largest Single-shed Rooftop Plant

The motive behind building shed top solar plant was to increase the capacity of Keventer’s food processing plant as well as to leave a green footprint by using non-conventional energy at the Barasat plant.

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Country’s one of the leading module makers Vikram Solar has 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.

The motive behind building shed top solar plant was to increase the capacity of Keventer’s food processing plant as well as to leave a green footprint by using non-conventional energy at the Barasat plant.

Moreover, this project is spread in an area of approx 250m x 70m. It has installed 6,240 Vikram Solar-built high-efficiency 345Wp monocrystalline modules and 18 ABB inverters (50 Kw*1 and 100kW*17).

Commenting on this project commissioning, Vikram Solar, BU Head- EPC, Kuldeep Kumar Jain said “we are glad to share that Vikram Solar’s focus towards innovation, quality, and performance has helped us to successfully commission this project. We are hopeful that Keventer Agro will undertake more solar and other environment friendly projects in the future. As an organization, we look forward to participating in more such innovative projects in West Bengal and the country at large.”

This project is expected to have 2.835 million unit energy yield and will offset 2647 metric tonne CO2 per year.

“We are committed to being an environmentally conscious company. Contribution to the clean energy revolution is our way of upholding India’s vision, and we appreciate Vikram Solar’s solution in this regards. Given the quality of execution and after-sales customer service accorded by them, they will be paramount in our decision- making for all similar ventures in the future,” said Saurabh Jajodia, CEO, Keventer Agro.

Vikram Solar is currently having more than 1040 MW EPC capacity portfolio including both commissioned and under execution, rooftop and ground-mounted projects. It’s rooftop portfolio stood at 70 MW (including commissioned and under execution).

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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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