Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading module manufacturer and comprehensive EPC solutions & rooftop solar provider 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 key highlights of the project are –
- Dedicated to the people of the state of Tamil Nadu–
- Equipped with high-tech automation and is compliant with industry 4.0 standards
- Forward compatibility with upcoming technologies such as M12 cell modules, high-efficiency bi-facial & smart modules
- 0.13 million square ft. production area
- Proximity to the sea-port will enable faster and cost-effective transportation
This is the first large solar manufacturing unit in the state of Tamil Nadu and was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Mr M.K. Stalin. This unit is estimated to create 1000 plus jobs in the current phase itself and is capable of handling module wattage upto 640 watts.
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.
Vikram Solar’s manufacturing footprint consists of 1.2 GW facility in Falta, West Bengal and the new facility of 1.3 GW in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The company has shipped over 3.5 GW PV modules globally.
This is a PR Agency Feed, edited by Clean-Future Team