We at Power Today are pleased to present the Power 20:20, the league of 20 companies and 20 people who have made a mark during 2015-16 going by various parameters, for the 8th year in a row. With the active research support of Feedback Infra Private Limited (FIPL), our Knowledge Partner, we have steered through this massive annual exercise successfully. The result is there for you to see.
It has thrown up some unexpected winners in the Jammu & Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Ltd (JKSPDCL) and GMR Energy, which were adjudged as Highest Growth Generation Company in Hydro in Public Sector and Highest Growth Generation Company in Coal/Gas/Nuclear in Private Sector respectively. ACME Cleantech Solutions Pvt Ltd and Renew Power have been identified as the emerging leaders in the surging renewable segment in India - in solar and wind segments respectively, to be precise.
Adani Power is a behemoth in the making in the private sector - expanding their portfolio across segments. Industry giant Tata Power leads with two awards to its credit, while the start-up Solar Town Energy wins in innovation category, thus showcasing the extreme ends of the chain. State Bank of India romps home, as the financial institution rendering highest financial assistance to the power sector. BHEL, KEC and Vestas emerged as the champions in power gear sales in different segments. Among the private distribution companies (discoms) CESC and Tata Power Mumbai have made their mark; while among the states Gujarat and its utilities stole a march over others.
Sterlite Power Transmission has emerged as a dark horse in the private transmission arena. Last but not the least, the inevitable and consistent appearance of government gems in the chart like NTPC, CIL and PowerGrid continued in the league table too.