QuantSolar: Floating Solar PV Solutions for Sustainable Future
Siddhanth Agarwal & Pankaj Kumar
It was quite natural for Siddhant Agarwal & Pankaj Kumar to choose this niche space as they possessed robust expertise in the global marine and offshore industry and were highly passionate to revolutionize environmental sustainability. With over a decade of global exposure in Singapore, they noticed that the idea of floating solar plant was gaining immense traction in developed countries. Whereas in India, the crisis for clean water, energy, and others such concerns multiply each day and there are barely significant player to address the menace. The duo
The company began its journey by executing a 10KW floating plant in a remote village of Assam, the first of NE India and slowly grew its potential to build India's largest floating solar power plant of 2MW capacity in the Mudasarlova reservoir at Vishakhapatnam. The project was successfully launched in four months under the `Smart City Initiative' by the Andhra Pradesh government. Today QuantSolar is catering to multiple MW scale projects. QuantSolar is also incubated in IIT Guwahati under the Startup India programme, where it reaches students and professors to improve R&D and add value to the solutions.
QuantSolar built the India’s largest floating solar power plant of 2MW capacity in Mudsarlova reservoir at Vishakhapatnam
QuantSolar focuses on ever-evolving technology which is an important aspect for a company that offers floating solarsystem. "We as a company are rich in technology. We continuously explore and try to enhance the line of operations. In the entire lifecycle of the product starting from design, engineering, manufacturing and installation to maintenance, we look into adding value and optimizing solutions at every stage," exclaims Pankaj Kumar, Co-Founder.
Being well equipped in the niche space with expertise in process optimization, QuantSolar is recognized as a complete engineering-driven company that has end-to-end expertise in designing, engineering, float manufacturing and installing floating solar plants. The entire system is indigenously developed in-house.
The company offers a safe & reliable solution that has been tested on international standards and guidelines of operability & safety. It aims to reduce risk across the solar value chain while delivering dependable and cost-effective solutions. It also caters to complete design, engineering and manufacturing, procurement, and commissioning and maintenance services such as Pre-Feed, Feed Study, Project Financial Feasibility Analysis, and Project Planning & Advisory.