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CleanMax Solar is India’s leading rooftop solar developer since pioneering the ‘Energy Sale’ model in rooftop solar in 2012. CleanMax Solar has successfully installed more than 300 projects for over 100 corporates, with a total rooftop solar operating capacity of more than 170 MW. CleanMax Solar also operates 330 MW of large-scale solar farms in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, for supply to its corporate customers.

With clientele spanning sectors such as Automotive, Education, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, and Information Technology, the company develops projects on a turnkey basis, providing power on a per-kWh basis, under long-term Power Purchase Agreements, at rates cheaper than prevailing grid tariffs.

CleanMax develops projects on a turnkey basis, providing cheaper-than-grid solar power without any upfront investment from its customers. CleanMax is a highly skilled and professional team spread across 6 offices in India and the Middle East.

CleanMax Solar was the first Indian company to win the prestigious Transformational Business Awards 2018 by Financial Times (FT) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Achievement in ‘Transformational Infrastructure’ category. CleanMax Solar has been recognized by the Ministry of New Renewable Energy (Government of India) with National Excellence Awards for the Rooftop Solar Developer and Rooftop Solar EPC Player in 2016.

 

Vision

To be a Sustainability Partner of Choice for Corporates

 

Leadership Team

Kuldeep Jain

Founder & Managing Director

Kuldeep Jain

Founder & Managing Director

Kuldeep started CleanMax Solar in 2011 with a vision to become a sustainability partner for corporates. He was previously a global partner at McKinsey & Company and headed energy and corporate finance practices in India. He has an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad and also holds Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant degrees from ICAI and ICWAI respectively.

Gajanan Nabar

Chief Executive Officer

Gajanan Nabar

Chief Executive Officer

Gajanan brings with him a rich management experience of 28 years. He previously worked with Praj Industries Ltd. as CEO & Managing Director. He holds a Masters in Organic Chemistry and Masters in Management from Mumbai University. He has also completed the Executive Development Program at Wharton Management School.

Andrew Hines

Co-Founder & Head Business Development (South India)

Andrew Hines

Co-Founder & Head Business Development (South India)

Andrew has worked previously with Suzlon and BP Alternative Energy. He holds a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania (The Wharton School) specialising in Strategic Management.

Sushant Arora

Co-founder & CEO (MENA)

Sushant Arora

Co-founder & CEO (MENA)

Sushant Arora is a graduate from IIT Bombay and is the youngest co-founder in the team. He was earlier the Business Development Head for West India. Before starting with CleanMax Solar, he was working with Milestone Ecofirst, a clean-tech firm specialising in built environment solutions.

Umakant Shende

Chief Operating Officer

Umakant Shende

Chief Operating Officer

Umakant was previously with Thermax Ltd., heading their solar PV business and has 30 years of rich experience in operations management. Umakant is PMP certified by PMI USA and has an executive MBA from NMIMS.

Nikunj Ghodawat

Chief Finance Officer

Nikunj Ghodawat

Chief Finance Officer

Nikunj is responsible for project investment, solar farm development and financing activities. Prior to joining CleanMax Solar, Nikunj was on the Advisory Board of Renewable Energy (Investment Banking division) at Yes Bank. At the beginning of his career, Nikunj successfully built his investment advisory business. He is a PGDBA, M.S. (Finance) and Level III CFA candidate.

Nitai Vijay

Senior Vice President – Finance

Nitai Vijay

Senior Vice President – Finance

Nitai is leading efforts to secure international equity and debt funding for the company’s growth plans and looks after Institutional Investor Sell Down function for utility-scale projects. He has an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and is a certified Chartered Accountant from ICAI.

Ritesh Singhi

Chief Procurement Officer

Ritesh Singhi

Chief Procurement Officer

Ritesh has worked at Lloyds Steel Industries, Hindustan Dorr Oliver, Reliance Industries, Essar Steel, Great Offshore and Mahindra EPC Services. Ritesh is a B.E (Mechanical) from Government Engineering College, Kota (1990-95) with additional qualification in Material Management from Annamalai University (PGDMM) and Diploma in Export – Import Management (DEIM) from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai.

Manu Karan

Vice President – Business Development

Manu Karan

Vice President – Business Development

Manu has over 15 years’ experience in renewable energy and semiconductor fields across multiple countries. Prior to CleanMax Solar, Manu worked with SunEdison as Head of Business Development for Tamil Nadu. He has an MBA from Indian School of Business and MS in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University.

Tejus AV

Chief - Solar Farm

Tejus AV

Chief - Solar Farm

Tejus joined CleanMax Solar from Atria Power, where he was Senior Vice President for solar and wind verticals. He worked with GE for more than 10 years and has a total of 15 years of multi-disciplinary management experience. He holds Bachelor’s degree from RVCE, Bangalore, Diploma in Renewable Energy from Teri University, Delhi and Diploma in Business Administration from Symbiosis, Pune.

Ravindra Vipra

Head - Farm Infra Development

Ravindra Vipra

Head - Farm Infra Development

Ravindra brings with him about 3 decades of experience in project planning & implementation, liaising, land acquisition in the renewable energy sector. Prior to joining CleanMax Solar, he was associated with Aeolus Green Tech Pvt. Ltd. as Director & CEO. He has completed his Bachelor’s in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and BSL LLB from Pune University.

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