A New Chapter Begins as Rohit Tikku Assumes The Role of CEO at Bluebird Solar
Rohit Tikku, a visionary leader and an expert in the field of renewable energy within the sub-continent, has recently taken on the pivotal position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Bluebird Solar, a distinguished solar panel manufacturing company in the country. Boasting a career that spans an impressive 17 years, Mr. Tikku has garnered extensive expertise in a multitude of areas, including Sales, Distribution Management, Engineering & Project Management, and Business Operations & Development. His proficiency is notably exemplified in his adept handling of Business Turnaround strategies. With his remarkable leadership qualities and a profound understanding of the renewable energy landscape, Mr. Tikku is ready to steer Bluebird Solar towards new heights of success.
Pioneering Journey In Renewable Energy Segment
Before taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer at Bluebird Solar, Rohit Tikku served as the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Product and Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) at Vikram Solar. His tenure at Vikram Solar showcased his expertise in handling product development, sales and managing key aspects of solar EPC projects.
Before his time at Vikram Solar, Rohit Tikku accumulated over a decade of valuable experience in the renewable energy sector with renowned organizations such as Reliance Industries Limited and Trina Solar, where he continued to make notable contributions to the renewable energy sector, further enriching his expertise and expanding his professional network.
Aims to Propel Solar Energy to Prominence
Assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer at Bluebird Solar is a remarkable opportunity for me. Joining the C-suite of such an esteemed organization provides a platform to channel my commitment towards advancing the prominence of solar energy as the predominant source of power. The vision is clear – to replace environmentally harmful and non-renewable energy sources with clean, sustainable alternatives.
As the CEO, my mission is to drive the implementation of innovative technologies, providing effective and sustainable energy solutions. By doing so, I aim to not only elevate Bluebird Solar's standing in the industry but also contribute significantly to positioning the entire sector at the forefront of the clean and affordable energy landscape. Moreover, I am dedicated to empowering communities through the widespread adoption of solar energy, fostering a future where our dependence on polluting sources diminishes, and the world embraces a more sustainable and environmentally conscious energy paradigm.
Future Plans for Bluebird Solar
Bluebird Solar, a prominent solar panel manufacturer, ranks among the Top 5 Manufacturers in North India. It is a subsidiary of 'Bluebird Stabilizers,' a distinguished company with over 40 years of market presence, renowned for manufacturing electrical products, including Automatic Voltage Stabilizers and Servo Voltage Stabilizers.
Bluebird Solar, now ranked in the Top 5 Solar Panel Manufacturers in North India, has garnered acclaim for its cutting-edge module efficiency in ALMM by MNRE for M10 bifacial Half-Cut solar modules. Notably, the company stands out with an impressive 30-year warranty, setting a new industry standard for reliability across its entire M10 Half-Cut solar module range. Bluebird Solar is gearing up to elevate its manufacturing capacity to 1.2GW by March 2024 and an impressive 2GW by the conclusion of the fiscal year 2024-25. Leveraging cutting-edge research and development technology alongside a highly skilled team, we are poised to unveil the N-Type TOPCon Solar Module upto power class 650Wp.
Apart from increasing our solar panel capacity, we're actively exploring opportunities for backward integration. This includes the establishment of a Solar Cell Line and the production of Junction Boxes and Solar Aluminum Frames.
Vision for a Sustainable Future
Rohit Tikku passionately shares the company's ambitious vision for a world where solar energy takes center stage, replacing conventional and environmentally harmful power sources. Bluebird Solar is committed to pioneering the clean energy industry through a multifaceted approach encompassing innovation, sustainable solutions, and community empowerment.
At the heart of Bluebird Solar's commitment to a cleaner future is its cutting-edge N-Type Topcon PV technology. This innovative technology not only produces energy-efficient solar modules but also boasts a lower degradation rate, temperature coefficient, superior spectral and shading response, and the smallest environmental footprint in the industry. This emphasis on advanced technology underscores Bluebird Solar's dedication to providing clean and affordable energy solutions, setting the company apart as an industry leader.
Expecting Ambitious Growth Targets
Akshay Mittal, Director and founder of Bluebird Solar praised Rohit Tikku as a distinguished expert in the renewable energy sector and commended his extensive experience as a skilled team builder. Expressing optimism about the future, Akshay Mittal highlighted the anticipated impact of Tikku's leadership on the company's growth trajectory.
He added that Rohit Tikku’s diverse background and wealth of experience equip him with a comprehensive perspective on the industry, making him an invaluable asset to the company. His strategic vision and commitment to excellence position him as a key figure in the continued growth and development of Bluebird Solar within the competitive solar energy sector.
He articulated the company has ambitious plans to boost manufacturing capacity to 1.2 GW by the Q4 of FY 2023-24, with a subsequent goal of reaching 2 GW by the end of the following FY 2024-25. Akshay Mittal emphasized the expectation of significant operational enhancements under Tikku's guidance, setting the stage for a promising chapter in Bluebird Solar's development.
His Strategic Roles for Solar Leadership
In his capacity as the Chief Executive Officer, Rohit Tikku shoulders the responsibility of crafting comprehensive business strategies and long-term plans for both Modules and EPC Solutions at Bluebird Solar. His role extends to overseeing the Profit and Loss (P&L) aspects of the organization. He is actively engaged in steering critical initiatives geared towards advancing the company's presence in the Utility segment, Commercial & Industrial (C&I) segment, and strategically augmenting market share.
His leadership aims not only to establish Bluebird Solar as a premier solar modules manufacturer but also as a prominent player in the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) domain within the Indian sub-continent and on a global scale. By navigating these diverse realms, Rohit Tikku is poised to position Bluebird Solar as a key player in the competitive landscape of the solar energy industry, both domestically and internationally.