Vikram Solar Expands Retail Footprint; Enters Chhattisgarh

Vikram Solar Expands Retail Footprint; Enters Chhattisgarh

Vikram Solar has announced the expansion of its retail footprint with the entry into Raipur, Chhattisgarh, tying up with Express Tradecom.

Vikram Solar, a leading module manufacturers and prominent EPC and rooftop solar solutions provider has announced the expansion of its retail footprint with the entry into Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The company tied up with Express Tradecom Private Limited to boost the retail distribution network in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. This new partnership, Vikram Solar expects will enable it to further strengthening distribution capabilities in Central India.

The firms’ entry into the Raipur market, strengthened the company’s distribution network to 40 cities, ensuring the availability of its solar products and solutions across 600 regions pan-India. The company intends to expand its current retail presence to about 300+ cities by end of FY 2020-2021. The robust network ensures ready stocks for immediate dispatches and after-sales support. The company’s regional warehousing capability provides an infrastructure to cater to large volumes of orders.

Saibaba Vutukuri, Chief Executive Officer, Vikram Solar said, “with consumers’ heightened awareness and consciousness about climate change and renewable energy, India’s rooftop solar sector is poised for an accelerated demand. Additionally, the Government’s enabling policies and schemes, affordability of installing solar energy driven by technology advancements is further driving the consumer interest towards solar adoption. The Government of Chhattisgarh led the upcoming fully developed smart city “Nava Raipur” and other projects will be a catalyst for high solar adoption at residential as well as commercial units.”

Recently, the firm had launched its new Series 6 modules– Somera and Prexos, that have been designed incorporating the next-generation M6 type of cells which many believe to be a superior, more advanced technology for modules. The firm has stated that the new Series 6 modules will provide a higher power output of up to 505 watt-peak (Wp) and an efficiency of more than 21 percent. Further, the new modules are also cost-effective – reducing the overall project cost and increasing project-level cost savings for the customers. 

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for