Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility and a leading renewable energy company was conferred with Powerline Award in the category ‘Best Performing Renewable IPP’.
The award is based on the three criteria’s - growth in generation, capacity addition and installed capacity for the two-year period (2009-10 and 2010-11). The purpose of these awards is to recognise excellence and the outstanding performance in the Indian power sector in the fields of generation, transmission and distribution. The awards are based on the judgment of a very eminent jury headed by Mr R. V. Shahi and supported by research conducted by Power Line.
The award was presented by Mr Sushilkumar Shinde, Union Minister of Power, Government of India yesterday in Delhi. Mr Arun Srivastava-Head Regulations and Advocacy received the award on behalf of Tata Power.
Speaking on the Award, Mr. Anil Sardana Managing Director Tata Power said “We are happy to receive this prestigious award for our renewable efforts. It’s our endeavour to continue strengthening our renewable energy portfolio to meet the power needs of the country. ”
Tata Power today has a strong portfolio of renewable energy comprising of 28+ MW of Solar energy and 375 MW of installed Wind generating capacity making it the largest Renewable Utility player in India. The Company’s wind farms of 375 MW capacity are spread across four states viz. Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Company recently commissioned 25 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power project at Mithapur, Gujarat and 3 MW at Mulshi, Maharashtra. It's subsidiary Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd has also commissioned a 1 MW grid-connected roof top solar plant in Delhi. A 60.48 KWP solar power plant has also been functional on top of one of the building at its office in Carnac Bunder, Mumbai. Tata Power has partnered with Sunengy, Australia to build the first floating solar plant in India.
News published on 17 / 05 / 2012 by Bharat Vasandani