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 from each corresponding group of finalists 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/platts/global-energy-awards/finalists.