August 16, 2017

Tata Power Delhi Distribution conferred with Solar Innovation and Excellence Award 2017

New Delhi: Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has been awarded with the prestigious Solar Innovation & Excellence Award 2017 under the Innovative Project: Rooftop Scale category at the 2nd Annual Conference Expo Awards Roadmap for Innovations in Solar Energy (RISE) 2017.  The company has been awarded for taking innovative and positive steps to promote sustainable development of rooftop solar projects in Delhi. The awards were organised by Mission Energy Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, in association with the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India. The award was presented by Ashwin Kumar Khatri, director, Mission Energy Foundation to Kaushik Sanyal, additional general manager, Business Services Group, Tata Power-DDL.

Ashwin Kumar Khatri, director, Mission Energy Foundation, presenting the award to Kaushik Sanyal, additional general manager, business services group, Tata Power-DDL

These awards have been primarily introduced to acknowledge and reward the power distribution companies that have taken new and positive steps to promote and, more importantly, practice sustainable development techniques that include encouraging rooftop solar projects and the commitment to produce Green power for a healthier environment. As per E3 study, Tata Power-DDL area has a potential of 400MW rooftop solar generation. The company has reached out to industrial, commercial and domestic consumers for promotion of rooftop solar generation.

Tata Power-DDL is an empanelled first utility channel partner with the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India, and has received the highest honour rating of SP IA (pronounced as solar power one A) as a System Integration Grading for Solar PV projects in this context. This indicates highest performance capability and highest financial strength of Tata Power-DDL to undertake solar PV projects.

Commenting on the recognition, Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power-DDL, said, “The award bears testimony to our efforts towards adopting and implementing solar power technologies and initiatives for consumer benefit and environmental good. We are honoured and proud to be recognised as one of the leading companies engaged in rooftop 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”.

Tata Power-DDL has also been awarded with the National Award under the category DISCOM – Promotion/Facilitation for rooftop solar programmes and Skoch Order of Merit Award for its renewable energy efficiency programme.

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