New Delhi, 26 October 2020: Sterlite Power, a leading global power transmission player, has been named a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards. The 2020 finalists, chosen from some 300 nominated entries from over three dozen countries, were announced by program host S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets.
Sterlite Power has been selected as finalist for Chief Trailblazer of the Year, Construction Project of the Year and Emerging Technology of the Year Awards in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards 2020. Established in 1999 and often described as “the Oscars” of the energy industry, the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards highlight achievement in in 21 categories spanning the entire energy complex.
Sterlite Power’s Gurgaon Palwal Transmission project in Haryana has been shortlisted in the Construction Project of the Year category. This project sports a game changing innovation in the form of India’s first vertical GIS substation while playing an important role in bringing reliable power to 3 million people in the state. In the Emerging Technology of the Year category, our robotics technology, Skyrob™ has been selected for safe and efficient installation of Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) on high voltage power transmission lines under energized conditions. And Mr. Pratik Agarwal, Managing Director of Sterlite Power has been named amongst the finalists in the Chief Trailblazer of the Year category.
“The Global Energy Awards, nominations and finalists continue to reflect the evolution of the industry, highlighting technology innovations, as well as accelerated focus on energy transition to a lower-carbon environment,” said Martin Fraenkel, president, S&P Global Platts. “Innovation, resolve and transformation were characteristic throughout this year’s applications and each of the finalists and nominees are to be congratulated for their accomplishments.”
Winners will be selected by the Global Energy Awards’ independent panel of judges and announced at the live-streamed Global Energy Awards Virtual Gala on December 10th.
To view the full list of Awards categories and list of finalists for the 2020 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards visit: https://www.spglobal.com/
About Sterlite Power
Sterlite Power is a leading global developer of power transmission infrastructure with projects of over 13,700 circuit kms and 26,100 MVA in India and Brazil. With an industry-leading portfolio of power conductors, EHV cables and OPGW, Sterlite Power also offers solutions for upgrading, uprating and strengthening existing networks. The Company has set new benchmarks in the industry by use of cutting-edge technologies and innovative financing. Sterlite Power is the sponsor of IndiGrid, India’s first power sector Infrastructure Investment Trust (“InvIT”), listed on the BSE and NSE. Sterlite Power has been recognised amongst The Economic Times Best Brands 2020 and is a recipient of prestigious global awards from S&P Global Platts and International Project Management Association (IPMA). www.sterlitepower.com
About S&P Global Platts
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