To meet the energy requirements of human beings, renewable sources of energy have always been very prominent and yet undermined. But with dwindling non-renewable resources, adverse effects on nature and other cost related issues, the world is looking up to the sky for harnessing energy. Solar Energy is now being harnessed and utilized like never before and is being accepted at the individual level too. The social concern, better results, Government incentives are all contributing to the ever-growing popularity of solar energy.
To turn this popular emotion into reality Rays Power Experts, a technological leader in photovoltaic (PV) Solar Energy Solutions has made it its mission to enable each individual to own a solar power plant in its own investment capacity. The company has developed financed, engineered and constructed many of India’s largest grid-connected PV power plants in existence and currently operates them too.
The Leading Light
Leading the solar revolution through Rays is Rahul Gupta, Founder & Managing Director. A Civil Engineering graduate from IIT Roorkee, Rahul has ably led his team and has turned the college startup into a multi-crore company. Supporting him in his endeavor as Executive Director is Nidhi Gupta who handles all the Operation & Execution. Nidhi is an expert of material selection, native solar affiliate market and best practices in the construction of a solar plant. They are supported by a team of experts who are a name in the industry for their domains.
Tapping the Sun
Rahul believes that clean and affordable solar electricity should be the utmost priority of the worldwide energy mix and Rays is doing just that! With its diversified portfolio and projects across India, Rays Power Experts has proven that their solutions work the talk. Over the last 5 years, it has reduced the risk of fuel-price volatility, while delivering a Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) that is cost-competitive with fossil fuels and other conventional sources of energy. The company integrates technologies, services, and expertise across the entire solar value chain, to deliver bankable PV energy solutions that enable a world powered by reliable and affordable solar electricity. In its eight years of existence it has installed more than 450MWs worth of solar energy. Its projects are executed safely with benchmark quality, cost and time, maximizing one’s return on investment (ROI) with worry-free performance. It provides customized solar power plant capacity as per requirement and investment. It has eight solar parks to its credit and more than four hundred roofs, and operated and manages the installations from over fifteen centres which are spread across ten cities in India.
Ruling the Market
Today, Rays Power Experts is counted among India’s top 10 solar power companies. What makes its position unique in the market is a collection of benefits it offers to its clients ranging from design, development, to operations. It offers most cost-effective and end-to-end solutions starting at solar mapping, land sourcing and commissioning and then providing lifelong maintenance just to ensure that its contracts and conduct is as simple as it should be with 100% transparency and without complications. Its team of experts keeps track of the generation and other issues of the solar plants. Also, it updates news, various research reports via its regular website blog articles offering clients an opportunity to stay on top of key business and industry developments.
Manufacturing-driven supply chain strengths and global expertise help offer its customers the best-in-quality services. The major sections of the delivery process where it adds value are Micrositing, Grid Connection, HV/ Substation creation, Electrical (Reticulation), Foundations and Project Scheduling. It offers a complete concept to commissioning solutions ranging from the feasibility study, surveys, procurement and supply, grid integration, financing support to operation and maintenance services.
A Team Effort
Rays Power Experts is home to over a hundred skilled and qualified team members who share the founder’s mission and enrich the work culture with their talent and experience. The company invests in the training & development of employees to equip the team with the skill-sets needed in order to add value to the business and personal relationships with clients. They take feedback from the clients as a testimony of its simplistic solutions and a parameter for further improvement. The management and staff strive for excellence in all that they do. Rahul’s efforts have been lauded at various platforms and he has been awarded several accolades like Asian Power Award and Global Quality Award. Nidhi recently won the Women Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Going Beyond the Horizons
Over the years, the company has diversified itself and now serves in various segments namely residential, commercial/industrial, solar park and utility scale. It has recently started its Rooftop Division as Rays Rooftop. Going forward, the company aims at creating new solar rooftops, new solar parks and expand their presence to more states. It aims to stop not until it realizes its mission to bring solar energy to everyone in need.