Solar Cell Production in India ( Solar Thermal Magazine) – India based solar photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer Vikram Solar is looking to expand their upstream footprint by getting into solar cell production as well, the company announced on November 27th, 2014. Interest in Solar energy in India is growing and soon demand will outstrip local supply.
Vikram Solar is headquartered in Kolkata,India. According to the company they own one of the most technologically advanced solar PV module manufacturing facilities in India. Specifically their ISO 9001-2008 accredited manufacturing plant, located in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Falta, West Bengal, is spread over a sprawling 40,000 sq ft area and boasts of a 150 MW installed production capacity.
They are manufacturers of the state-of-the-art mono crystalline and multi crystalline solar photovoltaic (PV) modules which supply sustainable solar electric power to both on-grid and off-grid residential, commercial as well as industrial establishments. The company offers a wide range of solar PV modules from 5 Wp to 300 Wp.
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