A jury led by John Yeap, Partner, Head of Energy ndash; Asia at Pinsent Masons, MarkHutchinson, Energy Expert, Advisors in Energy and John Goss, Managing Director of Ceejay International Ltd declared Ratul Puri as the CEO of the year 2015 for his outstanding contribution to the Indian power sector. The 50 MW solar project commissioned by the Clean Energy arm of the company at Charanka as part of the solar park commissioned by Gujarat Government was awarded the silver prize in the Solar Power of the year 2015 category. This was declared in a ceremony held at Bangkok, Thailand which was attended by over a hundred executives and key industry players yesterday.
Ratul Puri, Chairman, Hindustan Power said,The Indian power sector has been growing thanks to the current Government timely intervention. If one is able to plan for a long term sustainable business model, the probability of success is very high which is what we have done at Hindustan Power. We would not have been able to achieve many of our milestones, if not the team and dedication. I must thank my team and all those who have played a role in the organization emerging as one of the leading power players in the country.
Asian Power, Tim Charlton applauded the awardees, saying We have passed a decade of recognizing the best achievements and projects in the regions industry, and tonight we put the spotlight on 2015s key players who bested others in a drive for efficiency and productivity in the power sector.
Rajya Ghei, CEO India Solar Business on the occasion of the 50 MW charanka solar project being declared silver prize winner in the solar project of the year said, The solar potential in India is immense and with a target of 100 GW of solar by 2022, the country is set to witness rapid growth. The Clean energy arm of the company is the largest solar developer in the country and we intend to keep pace with the growing solar requirements in the country.
About Hindustan Powerprojects
One of the biggest integrated power companies in India, Hindustan Powerprojects operates in the solar, thermal and hydro verticals of the energy sector. The Company is in an advanced stage of commissioning more than 5,000 MW by 2017 of combined power assets at an estimated investment of INR35,000 crore. The Company growth trajectory is poised for the next leap with the commissioning of the 7,000 MW of power over the next few years in the thermal, solar and hydro power sectors. Additionally, the Company is developing more than 6,100 MW of capacity using conventional and non-conventional energy sources across India, Europe and the USA.