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Sterlite Power Bags CBIP Award for Innovative Technologies in Transmission Sector

New Delhi - December 30, 2016

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited (Sterlite Power), India’s leading power transmission company, has been honoured by the Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) for setting new benchmarks in India’s power transmission sector and bringing advanced and innovative technologies to speed up energy delivery.

Sterlite Power Bags CBIP Award for Innovative Technologies in Transmission Sector

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited (Sterlite Power), India’s leading power transmission company, has been honoured by the Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) for setting new benchmarks in India’s power transmission sector and bringing advanced and innovative technologies to speed up energy delivery.

CBIP is a premier central government backed Institution rendering dedicated services to professional organisations, engineers and individuals resulting in accelerated development in water resources, energy and allied fields, including renewable energy. It is a recognised international platform for knowledge sharing, training, consultancy, and research. Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, presented the coveted CBIP Award for ‘Best Performing Power Transmission (System) Utility’ to Sterlite Power.

Sterlite Power is the first private transmission project developer to receive this honour from CBIP. Key officials from the Ministry of Power and Central Electricity Authority were also present at the event held on Thursday evening.

This year, Sterlite Power was also honoured by Frost & Sullivan, SKOCH Group, Power Grid and IDC Insights, among others, for its work in project development, manufacturing and information technologies.

“Today, our projects use global technologies like sky crane, heli-stringing and LiDAR surveys and these have helped us speed up projects, especially in difficult terrains, and in many cases complete them ahead of schedule. We will continue to meet our commitments to make sure no home is without electricity. We thank CBIP for bestowing this honour on Sterlite Power and validating our efforts to bring state-of-the-art technologies to the Indian transmission sector,” said Sterlite Power CEO Pratik Agarwal.

CBIP’s recognition comes in the wake of Sterlite Power adopting ground breaking technologies across its operational value chain, resulting in quicker project delivery. Sterlite Power has been recognised by the Ministry of Power, the first private developer to do so, for early commission of the 765-KV substation at Dhule, Maharashtra. In December 2015, it set a new benchmark by commissioning the RAPP Transmission Project ahead of schedule. Recently, the company commissioned the Jalandhar-Samba transmission line 14 months ahead of schedule.

About Sterlite Power

Sterlite Power Transmission Limited (Sterlite Power) is India’s leading solution provider of energy delivery. Sterlite Power is driven by the core purpose of empowering humanity by addressing the toughest challenges of energy delivery. It is currently executing 10 transmission projects in 15 states spanning nearly 7,000 Circuit Km., with a capital commitment of ~$2 billion. The company has pioneered the deployment of global technologies in project development, even in the most difficult geographies, enabling it to complete projects ahead of schedule. Known for introducing cutting edge technologies in project execution, Sterlite Power also offers solutions for transmission system integration and manufactures conductors and cables. For details, visit: www.sterlitepower.com

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Mitul Thakkar, Sterlite Power
Phone: +91.11.49962200 / +918866004433
Email: power.communications@sterlite.com / mitul.thakkar@sterlite.com
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