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Tata Power adjudged ‘Best Performing Transmission Utility’ at Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Award 2023

08 Mar 2023
Award was presented by Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power utilities with a presence across the entire power value chain - Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Trading was honoured with the prestigious award for ‘Best Performing Transmission (System) Utility’ attributed to its Mumbai Transmission division at the recently held Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Awards 2023.

Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Government of India presented the award to Tata Power during an award ceremony in New Delhi.

Tata Power’s Mumbai Transmission network operates in the city of Mumbai & MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Region), extending up to hydro-generating stations in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. The utility has 30 receiving stations with a transmission capacity of more than 10,000 MVA and a network spanning over 1,200 ckt. kms. The transmission network comprising of 220kV/110kV overhead lines, underground cables & hybrid lines caters to 70% of Mumbai's power requirement.

Tata Power Mumbai Transmission works at a record supply availability of  99.99% using various Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics-based tech interventions.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Sanjay Banga, President T&D, Tata Power said, “We are committed to the Indian power sector's overall development by bringing in efficiencies and tech advancements across the value chain. This award bestowed on Tata Power Mumbai Transmission bears testimony to our efforts towards ensuring the availability of reliable and uninterrupted power supply along with strengthening of the supply infrastructure. We are thankful to the CBIP for recognizing our efforts and this prestigious recognition will further motive us to create new industry benchmarks."

Founded in 1927, the Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) is a Government of India organization that promotes excellence in the Water, Power, and Renewable Energy sectors that also recognizes the outstanding contribution of various organizations, stakeholders & professionals. CBIP is a premier central government-backed institution, which 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. 

Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Government of India (Centre) presenting the CBIP award 2023 for 'Best Transmission Utility' to Mr. Pramod Sawant, Head - Transmission Projects (Mumbai) and Mr. Kiran Desale, Head - Transmission (Mumbai) at Tata Power in the presence of Mr. A.K Dinkar, Secretary, CBIP

About Tata Power:

Tata Power (NSE: TATAPOWER; BSE:500400) is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed / managed capacity of 14101 MW. The Company has a presence across the entire power value chain - generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution and trading. The Company had developed the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With 5241 MW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro, and waste heat recovery accounting for 37% of the overall portfolio, the company is a leader in clean energy generation. It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India viz: 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 1,050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is currently serving more than 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi in North Delhi, TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited, and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited with Government of Odisha. With a focus on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation as an integrated solutions providers by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al.With its 107 years track record of technology advancements, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and is committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com

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