Vikram Solar commissions 2 new PV power plants
Kolkata based Vikram Solar Ltd has announced the commissioning of two new PV power plants – one in Gujarat and one in Rourkela, Orissa. The Gujarat power plant is a 5MW power plant and the second plant in Orissa is capable of producing 1 MW power. The project in Gujarat is sponsored by Konark Gujarat Pvt. Ltd. and the plant is located at Bachchau in Gujarat. The second power plant in Orissa is sponsored by Molisati Vinimay Pvt. Ltd and located at Ranja village, in Deogargh district. Both these projects have been built under the policy guidance from Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA). The launch of the power plants is in line with the company’s aim of consolidating its position in the green energy industry. These are few among the various projects that is under development, currently by the company, amounting to nearly 80 MW, nationally. The Solar power plants have been launched both in the East and the West coast to create a nationwide presence.
Speaking on the occasion Gyanesh Chaudhury, Managing Director, Vikram Solar Ltd. said “Today we are pleased to promote a new, clean, cost-effective in-state electric generation with the commencement of two new power plants one in Gujarat and the other in Orissa respectively. We are committed to protect and encourage better use of natural resources of our country by implementing better technologies. These power plants are a testimony of our commitment towards the environment.”
With the sustained efforts in providing affordable electricity to the huge market, Vikram Solar aims to harness the renewable source of energy to its optimum utilization in the coming days and contribute comprehensively into the Green, Clean & New Tech space of Renewable energy and in minimizing the carbon footprint in our world and consolidation the environment for our future generations.
Solar photovoltaic grid-connected power plants are among the best solutions for energy-related problems in remote, rural regions of India. These plants not only improve the energy levels in the grid extension in such remote locations, but also provide backup power to people living in such locations in the event of a grid failure.