Sterlite Power
at a Glance

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited (Sterlite Power) is a leading global developer of power transmission infrastructure with projects of ~13,700 circuit km (ckm) and 26,100 mega-volt ampere (MVA) in India and Brazil. With an industry-leading portfolio of power conductors, extra-high voltage (EHV) cables and optical ground wire (OPGW), Sterlite Power offers solutions for upgrading, uprating and strengthening existing networks.

Asset Portfolio across India and Brazil
CAPEX: ₹36,022* crores
(US$ 4.88 billion)


Each of our businesses serves our core purpose of ‘empowering humanity by addressing the toughest challenges of energy delivery’.

Global Infrastructure

We bid, design, construct, own and operate power transmission assets across multiple geographies.

MSI and Products Business

We specialise in upgrading, uprating and strengthening existing power delivery networks.


We aim to create a pan-India, efficient optical ground wire network to deliver high-speed data that runs over existing power transmission lines.

Key Performance Indicators

Key Milestones

  • 2006-2009
  • 2010-2013
  • 2014-2015
  • 2016-2017
  • 2018-2019
  • 2020-2021


  • Power business acquired from Sterlite Industries Ltd.
  • Sterlite Technologies Ltd. (STL) forays into power transmission
  • Expanded power conductor manufacturing capacity


  • Sterlite Power (as a division of STL) awarded India’s first independent Power Transmission Project under Tariff-Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB)
  • Set up power cable manufacturing facility in Haridwar, Uttarakhand
  • Awarded India’s first 765 kV private project – Bhopal Dhule Transmission Ltd. (BDTCL)
  • Established Master System Integrator (MSI) service line, in Gujarat energy transmission corporation limited (GETCO), West Bengal power grid corporation of India Limited, Telangana Transmission Corporation of Telangana Limited (TSTRANSCO) and UP Uttar Pradesh Power Transmission Corporation Limited (UPPTCL)
  • Awarded RAPP Transmission Company Ltd. (RTCL) project with 403 ckm in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and Purulia and Kharagpur Transmission Company Limited (PKTCL) with 545 ckm in Jharkhand and West Bengal


  • Standard Chartered Private Equity infused an investment of `500 crores (US$ 67.8 million)
  • First inter-state project commissioned, East-North Interconnection Company Limited (ENICL) in Assam-West Bengal-Bihar
  • Awarded Northern Region Strengthening Scheme - 29 (NRSS-29), a project in the challenging terrain of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) with route length of 887 ckm
  • Commissioned second project Bhopal Dhule Transmission Company Limited in Bhopal-Dhule
  • Awarded Maheshwaram Transmission Company Limited project in Telangana, taking total project count to seven
  • First private transmission developer to win an award from the Ministry of Power for early commissioning of 765/400 kV Dhule substation


  • First developer to commission a TBCB project, RTCL ahead of schedule
  • Commissioned the Jalandhar-Samba line – a key section of NRSS-29, the transmission corridor in Northern India, 12 months ahead of schedule
  • Raised India’s first AAA (SO) rated infrastructure bonds without Government guarantee for transmission projects
  • Invested in Finland-based Sharper Shape for UAV-based technology
  • Deployed helicranes to set up a power transmission line in the mountainous terrain of J&K in partnership with Erickson Inc.
  • Demerged from STL
  • Delivered India’s first Smart Line (a combination of high-performance conductors, optical ground wire and communication lines)
  • Won two projects in Brazil, becoming the first Indian transmission infrastructure developer to enter the global market IndiGrid listed on Indian stock exchanges; Sterlite Power transferred two projects to IndiGrid won Novo Estado, the largest project in Brazil Transmission Auction, increasing the total Latin American transmission portfolio to US$1 billion
  • Awarded the largest uprate and upgrade project in India
  • First customer onboarded on Sterlite’s MTCIL fibre network


  • Acquired 28.4% stake in transmission infrastructure business from Standard Chartered Private Equity for `1,010 crores (US$137 million)
  • Accreditation for OPGW facility 17025:2005- from National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL)
  • Won the largest global order of ~`300 crores (US$40.7 million) from GS S Korea for supply of High-Performance Conductor (ACCC)
  • Won six new transmission projects in Brazil to take the total capex to US$2 billion
  • Commissioned NRSS-29 ahead of schedule; the project was dedicated to the people of J&K by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
  • Successfully heralded ‘Zero Shutdown’ capability in India, with the reconductoring of a 66 kV transmission line in ‘live-line conditions’ in Bengaluru
  • Agreement with IndiGrid for sale of five transmission asset from Sterlite Power worth `11,500 crores (US$1.6 billion)
  • Bagged first underground MSI project with Geographic Information System (GIS) substation
  • Completed OGPTL project 10 months ahead of schedule
  • Won Pampa project, another prestigious transmission project in Brazil; taking Brazil project count to 10
  • Successfully commissioned Arcoverde – the first project in Brazil, 28 months ahead of schedule
  • Convergence business entered a Public Private Partnership (PPP) with Gurugram Smart City to build an intra city fibre network
  • NRSS-29 chosen as Gold Winner in the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award 2019 for the mega-sized projects category
  • NRSS-29 awarded Construction Project of the Year at the S&P Global Platts Energy Awards 2019


  • Addition of three Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) projects worth ` ~3,600 crores, (US$488 million) Western Region Strengthening Scheme - XIX (WRSS-XIX), North Eastern Region Strengthening Scheme - IX (NERSS-IX) and Western Region Strengthening Scheme - XXI (WRSS-XXI) to our portfolio
  • Achieved 3 million safe person hours (April 2019 to March 2020) at MSI projects with zero harm
  • Pioneers in Live-Line Reconductoring Technology in India and Robotic technology for OPGW stringing through SkyRobTM
  • Transforming long-span river-crossings with Aluminum Conductor Composite Core – Ultra Low Sag (ACCC ULS) Ganga innovation and design
  • Successfully charged our first project in Brazil - Arcoverde, 28 months ahead of schedule
  • Successfully launched a Helicopter LIDAR survey on the Raigarh-Tamnar line of GTTPL project
  • Awarded with ‘Safety in Electricity’ in Gold category at the Protection Brazil Awards 2019 for the use of drones and other technologies in crossing energised transmission lines
  • Declared ‘Gold winner’ in the Earth & Environment Foundation (EEF) Global Sustainability Award 2021 for outstanding achievements in sustainability management
  • Concluded sale of three Brazilian assets: Arcoverde, Novo Estado and Pampa
  • Successfully executed and sold 3 projects – ENICL, GPTL, and NER-II, amidst COVID-19
  • Won IPMA Project Excellence Awards 2021 for NER project
  • Declared winner of the Asian Power Awards 2021 in the CSR Initiative of the Year category for Sterlite EdIndia Campaign
  • Certified as Great Place to Work in 2021


An evolving world needs revolutionary solutions

Sterlite Power has led the way in adopting state-of-the-art global best practices in a 'legacy-driven' power transmission sector. We are actively pursuing innovation opportunities with universities, start-ups, and third parties.



  • Planning and automated inspection services by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
  • First use of helicopter stringing in India
  • Heli-crane based tower erections in tough terrains
  • Investor in global tech start-up SharperShape


  • Digital prototypes for higher design quality
  • Quality health safety environment (QHSE) effectiveness through e-audits and remote inspections
  • SPEX and 5D BIM for project excellence


  • Route planning, elevation models and resource optimisation using an in-house smart algorithm platform TransAnalyst
  • Improving predictability of soil characteristics through data analytics for foundation design (Subsurface Terrain Model or STeM)
  • Pan-India power system studies
  • Tower test simulations for design validation


  • SkyrobTM – safe and efficient optical ground wire stringing through robotics
  • Largest manufacturer of high-performance conductors in India
  • Low-loss high-ampacity cable, fibre integrated power cable
  • Largest OPGW player in India
  • SmartValveTM – modular power flow control solutions


  • India’s first vertical GIS Substation with smaller footprint leading to reduced CO2 emissions
  • Re-conductoring of 66 kV transmission line in ‘Live-Line Condition’ to achieve a 2x increase in power transfer capacity in Electronic City, Bengaluru


  • Translocating bigger and mature living trees
  • Green co-location from Convergence

Quality Excellence Model

Customer Satisfaction, Sustainable and Reliable Assets. First-Time-Right Products.


Recognition, empowerment and enhancement of skills and knowledge


Facts, evidence and data analysis for decision-making iQSafe, Advance BI tools and RPA

Process approach

Risk-based approach, Critical to Quality (CTQ) Compliance, Optimise performance


Provides purpose, direction and engagement operation's built-in-ownership

Continual improvement

To current performance, measurement through Score Card and to create new opportunities


Evaluate, onboarding, periodic assessment with EPC and suppliers


Building a Safe Work Environment

We are committed to adhering to the highest standards of safety and quality. QHSE-related injuries, occupational illnesses and incidents can be prevented through safe work practices and quality control processes.


Impacting Lives

Our CSR initiatives are aligned with the requirements under the Companies Act 2013 and the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility) Rules, 2014.


Awards and Accolades

Pratik Agarwal awarded the CEO of the Year (non-renewables) in the ET Energy Leadership Awards 2022

BrandMasters ECHO Awards 2022 for Power for Goa 360o Marketing Campaign

World Manufacturing Congress Award for “Best innovative Product of the Year” 2022

Aegis Graham Bell Award – in the category of” innovation in Telecom Infra” for its game changing innovation in building edge computing Containerized Data Centre (CDC) 2022

SKOCH Award – Gold award in Digital Technologies category for Enabling
best-in-Class Data Connec

IDC Innovation Awards 2021 for Data Intelligence

Energy & Environment Foundation Global Sustainability Award 2021 – Gold Award

Asian Power Awards 2021 – in the category of “CSR Initiative of the Year” for Sterlite EdIndia Foundation

Business World CFO & Strategy Award 2021 in the category Healthy Balance Sheet of the Year

Bronze Winner in the IPMA project Excellence Award 2021 for the mega-sized project category

‘Innovative/Product Services Awards’ at the Golden Peacock Awards 2021

‘HR Excellence Awards’ at the Golden Peacock Awards 2020

Quality Management System

Environmental Management System

Occupational Health & Safety Management System