Company


Zodiac Energy Private Limited (Zodiac) was incorporated in 1992 at Ahmedabad as Zodiac Gensets Private Limited and subsequently the name of company was changed to Zodiac Energy Private Limited in 2007. ZEPL provides EPC based energy solutions in the field of diesel / gas based power plants, energy efficiency improvement products, co-generation power plants and solar PV and thermal applications. ZEPL initially started its business as an authorized genset O.E.M. of Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited and then expanded its business operations gradually into various fields. Company forayed in to the solar power sector in the FY2014 and since then solar energy business became the key focus area for the company. Manufacturing facility of company for solar water heaters is located at Kathwada, Ahmedabad.

ZEPL is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company dedicated to making world-class energy systems with expertise in catering all energy segment and customer market. ZEPL is “One Stop Shop” solutions in entire spectrum from concept to commissioning (C2C cycle) of power plants. ZEPL is accredited channel partner of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India.

Zodiac has completed supply and installation of more than 3000 Diesel Gensets to various Telecom companies including Dept. Of Telecom (now BSNL), Hutch (now Vodafone), IDEA, Airtel etc. during FY1993 to FY2005. Zodiac has completed supply and installation of more than 250 D G Sets to various banks including State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, NNSB etc. during FY1994 to FY2004. Zodiac has completed supply and installation of 1.4 MW captive gas based power plant to Amul Dairy Anand on BOOT Basis.ZEPL has completed installation of Diesel and Gas based captive / co-generation power plants with of cumulative capacity of more than 150 MW across India for Government/ PSU/ Private organisations.

ZEPL has completed installation of more than 2,000 KW of rooftop solar power plants in various parts of the country during FY2014 to FY2016. The Board of directors of company cumulatively holds experience of installing more than 130 MW of solar power projects in small and large capacity.

 

our values

Vision

To be a world class solar energy solution provider by establishing presence across all major segments of solar power industry and by providing world class, innovative and cost effective products. Also to be a part of green revolution by educating and helping end users in shifting from traditional fossil fuel resources to renewable energy resources.

Mission

To be among the leading solar energy solutions provider in India and Globally by adopting continuously changing technology and by providing innovative products

Quality Policy

We at Zodiac are highly committed to deliver best in class products exceeding customer’s expectations through innovations and continuous process improvement.

Commitment for Environment Protection

Zodiac is highly committed to the protection of environment by bringing change in the energy mix of the country by increasing the share of renewable energy resources.


Pranav Mehta, Chairman

Pranav R Mehta

Mr. Pranav Mehta is a technocrat with over 35 years of experience in conceiving, planning and implementing ultra large size industrial projects. He is veteran in the field of Solar Energy in India and instrumental in bringing all the solar stakeholders on one platform. With inspiration and support of Mr. Deepak Gupta, the then MNRE Secretary, Mr. Pranav Mehta founded the National Solar energy Federation of India (NSEFI), an apex trade body to represent the manufacturers, developers, installers, state nodal agencies and users of solar energy in country. He is the honorary Chairman of NSEFI since its inception. He is also instrumental in setting up Global Solar Council, a multi nation co-operation bringing solar associations of various major solar countries like USA, Germany, China, Japan, India and various other countries under one fold for development of solar energy deployment across the globe. He is honorary Co-Chairman of Global Solar Council.

He has worked with various companies as per the details mentioned below:

  • Director, Centre for Natural Gas and New Energy Sources, Ahmedabad for five years
  • Vice President, Reliance Industries Limited, Ahmedabad for four and half years
  • Group Vice President, Essar Group, Ahmedabad for seven years
  • Project Manager, Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation (GIIC), Ahmedabad for six years
  • Senior Metallurgist, Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur for nine years
  • Currently working as resident Director, Kiran Energy Limited, a leading solar developer in the country having portfolio of more than 70 MW of solar power plants
  • Advisor CNG, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited [GSPC]

He was associated with various projects in a key position as per the details mentioned below:

  • CNG Projects in the cities of Ahmedabad and Surat
  • India’s first Gas Based sponge iron project at Hazira, Gujarat with an investment of US$ 0.10 billion (Rs.450 Crore).
  • Integrated steel plant with installed capacity of 2.0 Million TPA for manufacturing of Hot Rolled Coils at Hazira, Gujarat with an investment of US$ 1 billion (Rs.5,000 Crore).
  • Essar’s 500 MW Power Plant based on Natural Gas at Hazira, Gujarat with an approximate investment of $ 0.2 billion (Rs.2,000 Crore).
  • Ship Breaking Project of Alang and Sachana, Gujarat.
  • Mega Refinery Project of Reliance Petroleum Limited with a capacity of 27 Million tonnes per annum and the associated marine facilities, power plant and downstream petrochemical complex with an investment of approximately $ 6 billion. (Rs.25,000 crore).

He has received various awards as mentioned below:

  • National Metallurgist Award from the Government of India for playing a catalytic and pivotal role in establishing the first gas based sponge iron and steel plant at Hazira in Gujarat.
  • Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award for outstanding contribution to the country in the field of Energy and Environment.

Indian Institute of Metals, Kishor Kumar memorial award in the field of Ferrous Metallurgy


K. J. Shah, Founder and CMD

K J Shah

Mr. K. J. Shah is a technocrat with more than 25 years of experience in field of energy with specialization in captive and co-generation power plants. He is a Mechanical Engineer and has worked for various organizations like Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., Batliboi & Co. Ltd. He is Certified Energy Auditor, (EA) certified by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Government of India. He is a founder director of Drashta Power Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and worked extensively in the designing, engineering and construction of captive coal based thermal power plants up to 60 MW capacities, large scale solar power plants and energy efficiency measurements. He is a Vice president (Gujarat) of NSEFI and Treasurer of The Solar Energy Association of Gujarat (SEAG). He has worked extensively in solar energy spectrum since 2008 in design, supply, installation, commissioning and O&M of large and small ground and roof mounted solar power plants and other form of renewable energy

Mr. Bhargav Mehta, Advisor

bhargav

Mr. Bhargav Mehta is technocrat having more than 40 years of experience in field of Renewable Energy, Chemical and Petrochemical Sector with public and private sector enterprises. He served as Managing Director of Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd. a Government of India enterprise. He also served as advisor of Essar Group for renewable energy, especially solar PV energy. In his last assignment, he served as Director of Business Development (India) for Sun-Edison Group USA and he is one of the pioneers of solar PV industry in India and instrumental in setting Solar PV power plants of nearly 100 MW across the country

Vibhakar Ghoda, Independent Director

Mr. Vibhakar Ghoda is renowned consultant in dairy and food processing industry. He has successfully implemented many projects throughout India in dairy and food processing  industry. He has wide experience of 40 plus years in the field of project management, operations, administration and production in critical process industries. He has worked with prestigious institutions like National Dairy Development Board and Amul Dairy, Anand. He is one of the members in CII’s committee on dairy industries and he is also working as consultant to several other industries in food processing sector. He is crusader for energy efficiency and has implemented many energy saving measures in Amul Dairy


Kamlesh Mistry, Director

Kamlesh Mistry

Mr. Kamlesh Mistry is a mechanical engineer having wide range of experience in design, engineering and manufacturing of different types of process vessels, heat exchangers, surface condensers, evaporator, separator and other process equipment’s. He has knowledge of different international codes i.e. ASME, TEMA, CE/PED for manufacturing of pressure vessels and heat exchangers. He has also executed variety of large projects for the different territory of world with special certification like Gost R and RTN permission for Russia, Dosh for Malaysia and AS 1210/ AS 4343 for Australia and New Zealand.

He has wide experience in EPC of small and large solar PV power plant. Under his guidance, company is developing solar thermal applications like solar steam generation, solar desalination, solar incinerator etc.

He looks after business development activity for process equipment division as well as Solar Thermal and Solar PV division.