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Gensol Engineering strengthens leadership team with new director appointments

Sumit Vishwakarma
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Gensol Engineering strengthens leadership team

Kuljit Singh Popli

Gensol Engineering Limited, a notable player in the renewable energy sector that focuses on solar power engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services and electric mobility solutions, has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors.

Kuljit Singh Popli has been named as an Independent Director (Non-Executive), while Ali Imran Naqvi has taken up the role of Director (Executive). 

What experience do the new directors bring to Gensol Engineering?

Kuljit Singh Popli brings over four decades of professional experience in the Indian energy sector.


He is the Founder Director at Clime Finance Pvt. Ltd. and has held significant roles such as Advisor at the International Solar Alliance and Chairman & Managing Director at Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) from 2014 to 2019. 

Popli’s leadership at IREDA was marked by securing international financial tie-ups and introducing innovative financial products. His career includes notable positions at Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC). 

Popli is also the Honorary Secretary General of the India Energy Forum and Chairman of its Renewables vertical.

Ali Imran Naqvi, with over 14 years of experience, has been a pivotal figure at Gensol Engineering since its inception.

As the former CEO of Gensol Solar EPC (India), he significantly expanded the company’s advisory portfolio to over 33,000 MW and led numerous EPC projects totaling over 600 MW across India.

In his new role, Naqvi will oversee the growth of Gensol Engineering and its subsidiaries.

Leadership comments

Anmol Jaggi, Managing Director of Gensol Engineering Ltd., expressed his enthusiasm about the new appointments, stating, “Gensol’s illustrious track record in renewable energy, diversification & strategic shift in electric mobility solutions and expansion plans demands an experienced board. I am delighted that the board has diversified profiles, extensive knowledge and leadership experience that will add tremendous value to the organization, and I am incredibly excited about the path ahead."

Kuljit S. Popli shared his vision for his role at Gensol, saying, "With a strong commitment to advancing India’s clean energy transformation, Gensol stands as a formidable entity offering solar energy and electric mobility solutions. I look forward to contributing to the company's future growth trajectory. Together, we will continue to advance renewable energy solutions, leaving a lasting impact on the industry and society as a whole.”

Ali Imran Naqvi commented on his new responsibilities, stating, “I am honoured to join the Board and am eager to collaborate with the board members and the leadership team. I see tremendous opportunities for Gensol to advance its strategic vision, drive innovation, and redefine the future of the renewable energy sector globally. Our goal is to lead the charge in sustainable energy solutions, setting new benchmarks for excellence and efficiency. Together, we aim to harness cutting-edge technology and leverage our expertise to etch a conspicuous mark on the canvas of the global clean energy value chain. I am committed to driving our mission forward and creating lasting value for our stakeholders.”

What does Gensol Engineering do?

Established in 2012, Gensol Engineering has a strong track record in EPC services for solar power plants, having installed over 770 MW of solar capacity globally.

The company is also revolutionizing the Indian EV industry by setting up a manufacturing facility for electric vehicles in Pune and offering comprehensive leasing solutions.