Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturers and prominent engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solar solutions provider, has commissioned a 1 MW solar plant located at the Haldia Dock Complex of Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT). The ground-mounted captive solar plant of KoPT is expected to generate 1.4 million units of green energy per year and reduce approximately 1,260 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually. Within the KoPT township, a 1 MW captive solar plant is expected to power around 1,400 staff quarters. As per a company statement, the aim is to move towards green energy adoption while reducing the carbon footprint and effectively choosing to restore the climate.
Vikram Solar has an EPC capacity of over 1,441 MW (commissioned and under construction). Its portfolio includes utility-scale projects (225 MW for NTPC in Bilhaur, Uttar Pradesh; 200 MW for APGENCO in Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh; 130 MW for NTPC in Bhadla, Rajasthan; 80 MW for GIPCL in Charanka, Gujarat; and 50 MW for NTPC in Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh). It also includes airport installations in Kolkata, Calicut, Dibrugarh, Kochi, Gaya, Gondia. The company has a production capacity of 2.5 GW and over 3.5 GW of PV modules shipped globally.