Waaree Energies sets up 14 solar power hubs in West Bengal

10th Apr 19,  New Delhi

Waaree was an EPC player in 15 MW power project at the airport, 3.3 MW at the Metro, 8.89 MW with leading steel industry, 830KW leading FMCG and 800 KW with WBSEDCL.

Waaree Energies, a solar PV manufacturer with a capacity of 1.5 GW, has set up 14 solar power centres in the state. The main objective of these centres spread over 14 districts is to make inroads into solar projects segment.

The company is also a leader in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and rooftop segment. Waaree was an EPC player in 15 MW power project at the airport, 3.3 MW at the Metro, 8.89 MW with leading steel industry, 830KW leading FMCG and 800 KW with WBSEDCL.

Commenting on their future plans for the region, Nitin Kapadnis, senior VP (Franchise), Waaree Energies, said: "West Bengal is a promising market for the solar industry with notable year-on-year growth of approximately 100% and faster adoption of solar, especially in the commercial segments.

West Bengal, being one of the most populated states in the country, has observed a significant growth in adoption of solar energy. This also shows that consumers are cognizant of the electricity savings of approx. Around 50% that are achievable through solar electrification."