Vikram Solar Commissions Rooftop Solar System on Tallest Building in Kolkata

Vikram Solar has commissioned a rooftop solar plant on top of the tallest skyscraper in Kolkata – ‘The 42’ residential building.

Vikram Solar Rooftop Solar Tallest

Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and comprehensive EPC solutions & rooftop solar provider, has announced that it has commissioned a rooftop solar project on top of the tallest skyscraper in Kolkata – ‘The 42’ residential building. The Rooftop solar plant has a nameplate capacity of 22.5 kW capacity and consists of 60 solar panels, covering an area of 116 sq. mtrs. (approximately).

The solar plant has been installed on the 64th floor or the rooftop of ‘The 42’ Buildings. And, the 22.5 kW solar plant has (60) 375 Wp 72 cell Monocrystalline solar panels to generate 33,674 Units of green energy per year. This solar plant is expected to save 36.14 Tonnes of CO2 per year.

Saibaba Vutukuri, CEO, Vikram Solar, said “I congratulate Chowringhee Residency Pvt. Ltd for taking a step ahead towards sustainability. This project to install and commission solar plant on the 42’ was prestigious as well as challenging. The successful commissioning of the solar plant reiterates our dedication and commitment to upholding quality and customer-centricity at all costs, in any circumstances!”

He further added, “Starting its endeavours from Kolkata, Vikram Solar has deep-seated roots in the community of West Bengal. Therefore, each solar project within this state holds a special place for us.”

With the proven capacity to handle utility-scale projects (200 MW for APGENCO in Andhra Pradesh, 130 MW for NTPC at Bhadla-Rajasthan, 80 MW for GIPCL at Charanka- Gujarat, 40 MW for IL&FS at Kachaliya- Madhya Pradesh), innovative projects (India’s first floating solar), and airport installations (Calicut, Kolkata, Kochi, Dibrugarh, Gaya, and Gondia), Vikram Solar believes it is contributing to the growth of Indian solar revolution. The company has served clients like- NTPC, WBSDCL, GIPCL, BEL, BHEL, ISRO, IOCL, SBI, APGENCO, IMFA, Century Ply, KBL, etc.

In April, the company had announced that it had bagged a 300 MW solar project from NTPC under the CPSU-II scheme. Vikram Solar won the PV project under the reverse bidding auction at a price of Rs 1,750 crore.

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