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16 Jul 2018 -National Tata Power Solar wins The Solar PV EPC Company of the Year - Utility Scale Award at India Solar Week 2018

Adjudged benchmark PV EPC company across industries for 2018

Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company & a group company of Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, bagged the coveted India Solar Week 2018 for Outstanding Contribution to Industry Development in the category of Solar PV EPC company. The award is given by FirstView Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd. FirstView Research and Publishing Pvt Ltd is one of the world’s leading business information service providers, delivers highly specialised information through digital information portals, print publishing, corporate trainings etc., providing valuable knowledge to businesses and organisations globally. It is a recognition for solar power companies in India and has the highest repute amongst stakeholders and players in the industry. The award was given to Tata Power Solar in a glittering ceremony held today at Hotel Vivanta by Taj, New Delhi in the presence of 300+ senior professionals from across the solar energy Industry with Mr. Sanoj Jha, Secretary, CERC and Mr. Ketan Shukla, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs as the Chief Guests.

Tata Power Solar was adjudged winner on the basis of rigorous assessment by a jury on various parameters of management like Leadership, Strategy, Customer, People, Technology, Operations, Processes and Business results.

Commenting on the recognition, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power says, “We are honored and proud to be recognized as one of the leading companies engaged in utility scale solar projects. We will continue our efforts towards enhancing the use of solar power and contribute towards the National Solar Mission, which aims to establish India as a global leader in solar energy”.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ashish Khanna, President-Renewables, Tata Power  says, “It is a matter of great pride for us to receive the award. The Solar EPC Company of the Year - Utility Scale award for 50MW – 100MW category is a testimony of our continued focus on efficiency and quality, coupled with leveraging technology and excellence in executing projects by Tata Power Solar. We strongly believe that India has huge potential for renewable energy, however we should be conscious of quality and sustainability of our projects since they have to generate power for more than 25 years. We want to position ourselves as a catalyst in bringing the change to make India not only an attractive market for strategic investments but also high quality projects delivering predictable returns on the investments.”India Solar Week Awards focuses on personalities, projects & products from companies that have shook the solar industry and have created an urge to use solar energy locally and globally. Solar Quarter Awards has been playing a dominant role in spotting and recognizing outstanding leaders since its inception.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10757 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 30% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.

It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely: ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

With growing international focus, Tata Power's global presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC); 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (BSSR); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through a 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro project; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project; in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan.

With its 103 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: