The 11th ENERTIA Award conferred this honour for his innovative work in developing India’s decentralised and distributed solar sector
New Delhi, 10th January, 2018: MYSUN, India’s largest rooftop solar platform focused on providing end-to-end solar solutions, is pleased to announce that its Founder and CEO, Mr Gagan Vermani has received the prestigious ‘Power and Energy Persona of the Decade – Innovative work in Decentralised & Distributed Solar’ ENERTIA Award. The award, which recognises excellence in sustainable energy and power in India and South Asia, was conferred by the eminent jury in recognition of Mr Vermani’s and MYSUN’s exceptional work in spreading solar power solutions in the country.
Mr Vermani was felicitated at the 11th edition of the Prakashmay ENERTIA Awards, 2017, which was held at the SCOPE Convention Centre, in an event that was Co-chaired by K. Ravikumar, Former Chairman and Managing Director of BHEL, and Yogendra Prasad, former Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC. The eminent jury panel also comprised Dr. Prakasam Tata, Mentor Chairman, REPA and Executive Director, CTWT; Dr. Hirdesh Khanna, Associate DG-REPA (EU) in Germany, and Chairman & Managing Director, iKRATOS Solagie Pvt. Ltd; and R.N. Khazanchi, Managing Director, Punatsanchu Hydroelectric Project Authority, Bhutan. The award is an acknowledgement of Mr Gagan Vermani’s role in MYSUN’s incredible growth story, scripted by its success in promoting end-to-end solar energy solutions in India, which has successfully created a mass movement and made MYSUN India’s largest rooftop solar power company in only 16 months of operations.
Commenting on the recognition, Mr. Gagan Vermani, Founder & CEO, MYSUN, said, “It is a great honour and privilege to be accorded this prestigious award, and I am gratified to be acknowledged by such an eminent panel of stalwarts from the renewable energy industry. At MYSUN, we all are driven by the mission to bring solar energy to every person’s life, and we have expended a lot of effort in increasing awareness of the benefits of solar power while providing a one-stop solar power solution to thousands of Indians – with millions more to come.”
The citation stated, “The jury of ENERTIA Awards Lauds Your Excellent work in Promotion of Solar in the De-Centralised and Distributed segment and making it a mass movement across your venture “MYSUN” Energy. The movement of creating mass awareness across the MYSUN campaign is the first of its kind in the country and the app for calculating requisite roof-top solar installation capacity is a pioneering concept with helping the consumer select and size the solar requirement to optimal Capacity and Capability.