Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr 12 (ANI): Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Karnataka for Jindal Aluminum Ltd. Bangalore. Being nestled in Bavihalu, in the Davangere district (about 240Kms from Bangalore), the project is part of the State Government's plans to develop 1200 MW (AC) of Solar Power Projects for the state which will be implemented in 60 Taluks. "Thinking and doing beyond conventional expectations is one of the primary mottos of the company. Our continuous success defines the superior operation practice in the field apart from robust planning and execution capabilities. It gives us immense pleasure to add more every time to the country's greener future," said MD and CEO Vikram Solar, Gyanesh Chaudhary. Sprawling in a land coverage area of 96.99 Acre, the power generation capacity of this plant is 23000 KWP. For the project, Vikram Solar has used 73040 modules with 315wp capacity each, offering grid connectivity of 66KV to the Mayakonda Sub Station. Vikram Solar will further provide O&M services for the project for a period of five years. The project is expected to reduce carbon footprint to the tune of 32.3 metric tons annually. "The completion of the project further boosts our reliability in terms of quality and timely delivery of projects. The relentless efforts of our highly skilled and dedicated EPC team has brought us this success," said Executive Director EPC Solar Vikram Solar, Anupam Dhiman. "Green energy has always been on our radar and we are happy to have partnered with Vikram Solar, a front runner in this regard. Their proven record of expertise in such projects has been reinforced with this plant. Apart from providing energy solutions, this project will also create employment opportunities for the locals," said Managing Director Jindal Aluminium Limited, Pragun Jindal Khaitan. (ANI)