Sterlite Power Selected as Finalist in S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards 2020

Sterlite Power, a power transmission player, has been named as a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards. The 2020 finalists, chosen from some 300 nominated entries from over 3 dozen countries, were announced by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets.

October 26, 2020. By Manu Tayal

Sterlite Power, a global power transmission player, has been named as a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards. The 2020 finalists, chosen from some 300 nominated entries from over 3 dozen countries, were announced by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets.

The company has been selected as finalist for Chief Trailblazer of the Year, Construction Project of the Year and Emerging Technology of the Year Awards in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards 2020. 

Established in 1999 and often described as “the Oscars” of the energy industry, the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight achievement in 21 categories spanning the entire energy complex.

The company’s Gurgaon Palwal Transmission project in Haryana has been shortlisted in the Construction Project of the Year category. This project sports a game changing innovation in the form of India’s first vertical GIS substation while playing an important role in bringing reliable power to 3 million people in the state.

Furthermore, in the Emerging Technology of the Year category, the company’s robotics technology, Skyrob™ has been selected for safe and efficient installation of Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) on high voltage power transmission lines under energized conditions. Also, Pratik Agarwal, Managing Director of Sterlite Power has been named amongst the finalists in the Chief Trailblazer of the Year category.

Commenting on the development, Martin Fraenkel, president, S&P Global Platts, said that “the Global Energy Awards, nominations and finalists continue to reflect the evolution of the industry, highlighting technology innovations, as well as accelerated focus on energy transition to a lower-carbon environment.”

“Innovation, resolve and transformation were characteristic throughout this year’s applications and each of the finalists and nominees are to be congratulated for their accomplishments,” Fraenkel added.

Meanwhile, the winners will be selected from each corresponding group of finalists by the Global Energy Awards’ independent panel of judges and announced at the live-streamed Global Energy Awards Virtual Gala in December.

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