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16 Jan 2019 -National Tata Power wins two awards at the Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Awards 2019
  • Tata Power, receives the Company Category Award for Best Performing Utility having integrated operation in Generation, Transmission & Distribution
  • Mr. Ashok Sethi, wins the Individual Category Award for Excellent Contribution in Power Sector Development

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility was honoured with two awards at the recently held Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Awards 2019 in Delhi. While the company won the ‘Company Category Award’ for Best Performing Utility having integrated operation in Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Mr. Ashok Sethi was felicitated with the ‘Individual Category Award’ for Excellent Contribution in Power Sector Development by Shri R.K. Singh, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power, New and Renewable Energy.

The awards recognized Tata Power’s outstanding contribution to the nation’s economy, demonstrated through excellent leadership in all facets of the power sector including Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Trading and Skill Development.

Speaking on this achievement, Mr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are extremely proud to receive this prestigious recognition from CBIP and deeply thank them for these awards. This motivates us to continue our commitment towards creating and developing cutting-edge projects that will help us contribute to the growth of the Indian Power Industry.”

Commenting on his win, Mr. Ashok Sethi, Executive Director, Tata Power, said, “It is an honour to receive this award from the CBIP. It will encourage me to keep evolving and continue to contribute to the power industry development significantly.”

CBIP has been recognizing the outstanding contribution of various organizations, stakeholders & professionals since its inception in 1927 and promoting excellence in the Water, Power and Renewable Energy sectors.

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 10857 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 22% 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: