November 30,2020 | Bangladesh
“Together with LONGi, we have a long-term plan to grow in Bangladesh market”: Omera Solar’s Shakib Khan
Omera Solar, the renewable energy wing of one of Bangladesh’s largest conglomerate East Coast Group, has been strongly active in Bangladesh market for last 10 years, recently installed a rooftop solar system for producing approximately 1.5MW to 3MW per day (capacity of 462.44 kilowatt) of electricity for the country’s renowned garment company Fakir Fashion Ltd at its Rupganj factory. LONGi Solar was chosen as the exclusive module supplier for the project. In an exclusive interview, Omera Solar’s senior manager, Mr Shakib Khan talks about the company’s experience of working with LONGi Solar over these years. Mr Khan has been part of the East Coast Group for over seven years, leading the renewable energy operations at Omera and managing the solar EPC team across rooftop and utility-scale projects. Responsible for O&M and contract administration (including vendor management, warranties and renewals), Mr Khan shares his opinion on the performance of LONGi’s solar modules used in their past projects and future plans with LONGi to capture the growing solar power market in Bangladesh.