- July 7, 2014
-- Mr. Vineet Mittal, Vice Chairman Welspun Renewables Energy Private Limited (WREPL) has been awarded the ‘Solar Power Man of The Year 2014’. The award was presented by Shri Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary Ministry of New & Renewable Energy. The ceremony was held during the RENEWABLE WORLD 2014 Convention at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi in the distinguished presence of key policy makers, financial institutions, project owners, certifying agencies, technology developers, academicians etc. The jury panel under the Chairmanship of Mr. Deepak Gupta – Former Secretary Ministry of New & Renewable Energy had nominated Mr. Mittal for this prestigious award.Speaking on the occasion Mr. Vineet Mittal, Vice Chairman WREPL
said “It is truly a humbling experience and all credit goes to my entire team at Welspun Renewables who have worked so hard to make this a reality. Receiving recognition from key industry stakeholders has motivated us to set new benchmarks. Our commitment for ensuring India’s energy security has held strong. We have built some of the largest solar projects which are numbered among the highest generating ones in the country. This has all been possible because we dared to commit to a larger goal and worked systematically to achieve it.”
Looking at the organization’
s massive contribution, global financiers like Asian Development Bank and General Electric are backing the organization. This is one of the biggest financial infusion Indian renewable energy industry has seen in recent months. WREPL’s business operations have received the hallmark of ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Welspun Energy has so far commissioned over 328 MW solar and wind capacities and over 703.5 MW capacity is under construction in high solar radiation and wind velocity zones like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Punjab. The organisation has so far poured 597 Million units of environment-
friendly energy into the state grids.