Other awardees include Amp Energy, CleanMax Enviro, Fourth Partner Energy, Hero Future Energies, Oorja, RenewSys and SJVN
Mercom India announced the awards under eleven categories at the ‘Mercom India Renewables Summit 2023, held on April 26, 2023, recognising the exceptional work of the organisations contributing to India’s clean energy industry and helping drive the country forward in its energy transition.
The awards highlighted the remarkable achievements of organisations and individuals who have helped accelerate India’s environmental goals and grow local economies through innovation, leadership, and the advancement of renewable energy across the country.
The awards focused on each project’s uniqueness, challenges, and complexities and their economic, environmental, and social impact.
While Tata Power was declared the winner in the best large-scale solar project category for its 300 MW solar plant in Dholera, Gujarat, India, Fourth Partner Energy was declared the winner in the best C&I Project (Rooftop) category for its 9.552 MW solar installation on five sheds at Hyundai’s car manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu.
Amp Energy India was declared the winner of the Best C&I (Ground-Mount) category for its back-to-back solar open-access projects in Maharashtra. Gujarat Power Corporation (GPCL) won the Best Residential Project award for its “Expansion of Solarisation of Modhera Sun Temple and Town” project.
Oorja Development Solutions India (Oorja) has been awarded the Best Off-grid Project for its innovative Pay-Per-Use Irrigation services for smallholder farmers. CleanMax Enviro, the Best Hybrid Project award winner, has installed a 151 MW wind-solar hybrid plant in two phases.
NTPC has won the award for Best Engineered Project for its 101.6 MW floating solar power project located in Kayamkulam, Kerala.
While RenewSys has won the Best Innovation – Product award for its RenewSys Transparent Backsheet, Serentica Renewables has won the Deal of the Year (Strategic) award for its $400 million investment deal with KKR, a global investment firm.
SJVN Green Energy has won the Deal of the Year (Financial) award. Hero Future Energies has won this year’s newly launched Energy Transition award.
MinionLabs, an energy efficiency, and IOT (internet of things) company, emerged as the winner of Mercom’s First Startup Pitch Competition for Cleantech Companies. The company’s advanced machine learning and AI-based edge computing approach detects the energy consumption of individual electrical assets and provides real-time analysis through its Minion Analytics/SaaS platform.
The Outlook Group was the media partner of Mercom India Renewables Summit 2023.