The extended product warranty complements Vikram's 25-year performance guarantee.
Kolkata/India, Mannheim/Germany, 5th February 2015: With effect from 1st February 2015, Vikram Solar, one of India's leading solar module manufacturing companies, has extended the product warranty for its Eldora Ultima Series 60-cell polycrystalline solar modules from 10 to 12 years. A series of in-house reliability tests, product design changes and process improvements were carried out over the last year and have resulted in the company's decision to offer a 20% higher product warranty compared to the industry standard. The extended product warranty complements Vikram's 25-year performance guarantee.
Ivan Saha (President & CTO) commented on the company's decision, saying: "State-of-the-art production equipment from leading European and Japanese manufacturers, the best bill of materials, continuous R&D work and enhanced internal testing have resulted in considerable improvements, which in turn have led to even more reliable products. This is why Vikram Solar is now pushing forward and feels secure in its decision to increase the product warranty above industry standards. In doing so, we are emphasising our confidence in our products and services, and guaranteeing our customers even more security in their investment with us."
About Vikram Solar
Tier 1 module manufacturer Vikram Solar is headquartered in Kolkata, India, with subsidiaries in North America, Europe and Africa. The company is part of the 40-year old Vikram Group. Since 2009, Vikram Solar has been manufacturing monocrystalline and polycrystalline modules with outputs ranging from 5 Wp to 300 Wp at its production facilities in the Falta Special Economic Zone in West Bengal. The company also offers a comprehensive selection of services, from project development to installing and maintaining solar power plants.