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Vikram Solar Commissions 1461KW project for Century Plyboards

Kolkata, Sep 18 (UNI) Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and a prominent rooftop solar and EPC solutions provider, announced the installation of a 1461 kW Rooftop Solar PV system for Century Plyboards (India) Limited at two locations.
The 1056kW at Century Plyboards’ Chennai unit is spread over 11000 square metres across seven factory sheds and 3 evacuation points. There are 3300 modules in operations with a cumulative annual energy yield of 1.536 million units, which would help reduce 1310 metric tonnes of Carbon Dioxide emissions per year.
Vikram Solar also commissioned a 405kW Rooftop Solar PV system for Century Plyboards’ Chirai Moti unit near the Kandla Port in Gujarat. Spread over 450 square metres, the project is powering the complete factory with the power evacuated at 2 points. The plant is expected to produce an annual yield of nearly 6 Lakh units which would reduce around 500 metric tonnes of Carbon Dioxide emissions per year.
Mr Keshav Bhajanka, Executive Director, Century Ply, shared, “Green energy shift was always a part of our plan to become a part of the national Green Energy Revolution and we are glad to have succeeded in ushering into the renewable hemisphere. Our intention was to contribute towards the Solar Mission of the country and actively address the issue of global warming. Vikram Solar, with its 12 year old history and steps undertaken by the company to help other industries contribute to the environmental longevity, played a pivotal role in helping us make this vision a reality. We intend to further enhance our renewable footprint and look forward to having future associations with them across different functioning units in India”.
Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO, Vikram Solar, shared on the occasion, “Century Plyboards Limited is a leader in the industry and it was a privilege for us to make their vision a reality in their first step towards the green energy drive which is a valuable and respectful addition in our portfolio of leading industrial manufacturers that we have helped go solar. We are proud to have showcased a strategic and technological advantage in conceptualising the project, and upholding our commitment to the client. We hope that this will be a long lasting association and we congratulate Century Plyboards Limited for their step towards a Green India”.
Ms Neha Agrawal - Head- Corporate Strategy & Rooftop Business said “Vikram Solar has a prestigious Rooftop EPC portfolio comprising of Private Sector clients (SL Group, IMFA, Century Ply, KBL, and Anmol Biscuits to name a few) and Government clients (such as ISRO, IOCL, SBI, WBSEDCL, and AAI). We are continously working towards setting rooftop power plants in a timeline of 1 to 3 months with precision engineering that maximises roof space and meets power demands at least cost. Our team ensures that the return on investment on the rooftop power plants of our esteemed clientele is maximised and the realsisation is optimum.”
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