Vikram Solar Became India’s Largest Module Manufacturer with upto 2.5 GW Capacity
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and comprehensive EPC solutions & rooftop solar providers announced a new solar photovoltaic (PV) module 1.3 GW manufacturing facility located at Indospace Industrial Park, Oragadam, Tamil Nadu. With this unit, Vikram Solar’s cumulative PV module manufacturing capacity reaches 2.5 GW, which is currently the largest in India. It is aligned to the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of making India self-reliant in solar manufacturing. The new manufacturing facility has a 1.3 GW module manufacturing capacity annually and was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.K. Stalin. The state-of-the-art machinery deployed at the factory and the convergence of digitization with manufacturing will recast the global manufacturing landscape and give Vikram Solar the competitive edge. They have implemented a digital production display board, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled inspection for zero-defect amongst various such emerging technologies. The digitization initiatives have further enabled seamless processes like lean manufacturing, reducing and controlling wastages. Speaking on the occasion, Gyanesh Chaudhary, Managing Director, Vikram Solar, said that they believe that the exponential demand surge for solar energy coupled with a clarion call globally to diversify trade markets and supply chain presents a huge opportunity for indigenous solar manufacturing. Vikram Solar is committed to enable India’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat vision and accelerate the clean energy transition. They believe, their new facility further strengthens not just Vikram Solar but the Nation’s solar manufacturing prowess and ecosystem. Apart from bridging the demand-supply gap for modules, their state-of-the-art facility will propel technological innovation, job creation and aid India’s renewable energy targets. Vikram Solar’s manufacturing footprint consists of a 1.2 GW facility in Falta, West Bengal and a new facility of 1.3 GW in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The company has shipped over 3.5 GW PV modules globally.
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Report : Anustup Kundu