Renewable Energy Corporation (REC), the largest European supplier of solar modules, announces Mr. Shailendra Mohan Bebortha as Managing Director for REC Systems India. In addition to the incorporation of REC Systems in India, REC announces the opening of a new REC Solar Sales office in Noida, near New Delhi, India.
REC Systems develops, installs and sells state-of-the-art solar power plants with some of the most reliable quality guarantees in the industry. The team manages all stages of PV project and turnkey solution development, depending on customer needs. Using REC’s own high performance and cost efficient module technology in combination with REC’s extensive experience and access to financing, makes REC Systems uniquely positioned to realize medium and large solar systems.
Having joined REC Systems India on July 9, 2012, Bebortha will build up the organization and execute REC’s strategy to expand the market for utility-scale solar power plants. Bebortha offers a wealth of industry knowledge based on his years of experience in the global solar industry. Combined with REC Solar’s increased sales activities and the new office in India, this will help REC further penetrate this booming new market. REC estimates that India has a potential of 12 GW of solar projects by 2016 which is in line with the National Solar Mission launched by Indian Government in 2010. Their aim is to create a solar capacity of 20 GW by the year 2020.
“We are very pleased to welcome Shailendra Mohan Bebortha as Managing Director for REC Systems India. He brings with him vast professional experiences as well as a strong network in the renewable energy sector”, said Terje Pilskog, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Systems, REC Group. “India has huge potential for solar energy and we look forward to continuously build our presence in the market with Shailendra and providing India with consistent electricity delivery.”
“I believe that my skill set will be well-applied and make a solid contribution to the company’s vision for growth”, added Shailendra Mohan Bebortha. “I am looking forward to helping REC System expand and strengthen their presence in the Indian market.”