About Solar Trade Links

Solar Trade Links Brings an opportunity, which transforms an idea of Energy Efficient Power Solutions into the hands of common man with a view to sustain environment. Solar Trade Links' concepts offer revolutionary innovations and alternate powers solutions that are affordable and energy-efficient. Using cutting edge technology we have mastered the art of replacing unreliable high consumption power sources in to an energy efficient architecture and clean renewable sources.

Solar Trade links was established in the year 1983 by Kumble Narasimha Prabhu & are the Pioneers in the solar energy field. Solar Trade Links introduced Solar Water Heater system of Jyothi Ltd Baroda way back in 1983 & so far has installed for more than 1000 system for the last 30 years of domestic, industrial & commercial systems. Sri Kumble Narasimha Prabhu B.E Mechanical engineering from MIT Manipal took the path of entrepreneurship with focus on renewable energy & energy saving products and established Solar Trade Links in 1983. Keeping in view the of promotion of non-conventional energy & energy savings products, Solar Trade Links introduced garware sun control film for the building windows and car glass windows in 1985 which reduces the sun heat & better efficiency for air conditioning systems.

In 1986 Solar Trade Links introduced for first time portable generators of Birla Yamaha to cater to the needs of Domestic & Commercial Establishment as standby power source. from 1986 till now, Solar trade Links have sold & serviced more than 5000 genset in Coastal Karnataka & were recognized by Birla Yamaha Ltd as leading dealer in India. Keeping the tradition of introducing innovative energy savings & renewable energy products, Solar Trade Links Introduced Bajaj Electricals LPG portable gensets in 2012 & so far as sold & serviced more than 150 gensets. In order to promote non conventional energy as well as lend a helping hand in nation building for energy self sufficiency, Solar Trade Links took the challenge of introducing the energy of the future- Solar Roof top power generation systems. This initiative is taken forward by gen next entrepreneur Kumble Vignesh Prabhu Mechanical engineering graduate from Canara Engineering College & CEO of Solar Trade Links. Solar Trade Links has already installed & commissioned 10kw & 12 kW solar roof top plants at Ramanath enterprises karangalpady Mangalore & Ajith enterprises, baikampady industrial estate Mangalore. Solar Trade Links has to its credit the first net metering solar roof top project in South Karnataka i.e. Ramanath enterprises& Ajith enterprises., and now has another four installation of combined capacity of 100kw roof top solar power to be commissioned before September 2015.

Solar Trade Links is also distributor for reputed & trusted brand Racold thermo Ltd - Racold Solar Water Heater system of commercial & domestic & industrial use with capacity to 100ltr to 20000ltr system. More than 10,000 ltr system of domestic/ commercial have been installed in and around Mangalore in the last 12 months.

Solar Trade Links are also the dealer for Bajaj Electricals Limited Lpg gensets 1kva to 5kva & kirlosker/ Kohler diesel portable generator 5kva to 500 kva. Solar Trade Linkls is now in its 32years operation with dedicated sales & service team having its office in prime city location, Crystal arc, balmatta road Mangalore 560sq.ft, showroom 250sq.ft workshop & 500 sq.ft offices.

Management Team


Kumble Vignesh Prabhu B.E(Mech)


Kumble Vignesh Prabhu is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Canara Engineering College and now pursuing MBA from Sikkim Manipal University. After graduation, he joined TECHNIMOUNT Subcontractors of MRPL and worked for 2 years.

Later on left the job and took interest in solar technology, particularly on roof top solar power generation power. He joined Solar Trade Links as CEO & has been working in this capacity for the last 2 years. The solar roof top power generation system installed with net metering for the first time in South Karnataka is the initiative & brain child of Kumble Vignesh Prabhu.


Kumble Narsimha Prabhu B.E(Mech)

Managing Director

Kumble Narsimha Prabhu, a Mechanical Engineer from MIT Manipal, is a multi-talented live wire personality of Mangalore and a reputed financial consultant with a credible corporate & retail clientele. He is a successful business man with diversified interests like solar equipments, power generator products etc. He has hosted innumerable stage shows & compeered several high profile events with the ability to adapt to the sudden change in situations. His company, Manipal Ace Event Management Co (p) Ltd. has conducted several high profile corporate events, expo and is the pioneer in conducting Reality Expo and Auto Expo in South Karnataka.

He is an active Lion member & the past president of L.C Mangalore & also former president of Mangalore Jaycee. Kumble Narasimha Prabhu was the president of prestigious Kanara Chambers of commerce and industry in the year 2008. He has conducted several HR & Financial seminars for the corporate & management institutions and is currently the Global Leadership Team coordinator of Lions District317D. KNP is an expert in financial planning, tax planning, equity investments & has conducted several lecture financial subject for corporates, 'B' schools and other social organizations. He is also the guest faculty for several 'B' schools and management colleges on financial and HR subjects. Kumble Narasimha Prabhu is also a professional HR trainer.

Currently he is holding the following positions:
- M.D, Solar Trade Links
- CEO, Kumble Investments & Financial Advisor
- CEO, Manipal Ace Event Management Co (p) Ltd.