Ivan Saha rejoins Vikram Solar as CEO


Vikram Solar, a solar module manufacturer and comprehensive EPC solutions provider, has appointed Ivan Saha as its new chief executive officer (CEO) as the company targets strategic expansion and sustainable business development. 

Saha previously worked at Vikram Solar between 2013-20 as the president and chief technical officer (CTO). Before rejoining Vikram Solar, he was associated with ReNew Power as chief technology officer (CTO). He has extensive experience in technology and operations across organizations such as the IIT Kanpur, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and Moser Baer Photo Voltaic. 

“Ivan’s extensive hands-on experience has earned him a unique perspective in the solar sector,” said Gyanesh Chaudhary, vice chairman and managing director, Vikram Solar. “We believe the Indian solar industry is at an inflection point with favorable government policies to boost domestic manufacturing. We look forward to a period of immense opportunities and growth both in the domestic and international solar energy markets. With Ivan’s strong track record, business and technical knowledge, and in-depth experience in the renewable energy sector, Vikram Solar will immensely benefit under his leadership in our next phase of expansion.”

Vikram Solar is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, with a cumulative production capacity of 2.5 GW (inclusive of trial production). The company is a ‘Top Performer’ in PVEL’s PV module reliability scorecard and has been included in Tier 1 solar PV modules manufacturer list of BloombergNEF. It has a solar EPC portfolio of 1.42 GW (including commissioned and under-execution projects).

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