~ Achieves award for the Longest Accident Free Period in Power generation, Transmission & Distribution industrial group~
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility’s Trombay Thermal Power Station recently won the safest workplace award by The Maharashtra Chapter of National Safety Council (NSC) for achieving “Longest Accident Free Period (more than Ten Lakhs Man-Hours in a year) in Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution Indusirail Group” for the year 2017.
Mr. Shirish Kamat, Chief, Operations & Maintenance and Mr. Hiren M Chauhan, Head Safety & Fire, Tata Power received the award on behalf of entire Trombay Division. Mr. S. P. Rathod, Director In-Charge, Industrial Safety and Health, Government of Maharashtra was the Chief Guest at the award ceremony.
“Safety and security of our employees are of prime importance. This award is a testament of Tata Power’s diverse services portfolio with strong precautionary measures ensuring the successful run of our plant without a single industrial accident. We would like to thank the Maharashtra Chapter of the National Safety Council for recognizing our efforts.” said Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power.
The award witnessed an active participation across various categories in Maharashtra including 1) Chemical & Fertilizers 2) Heavy Engineering 3) Light Engineering 4) Paper 5) Sugar 6) Pharmaceuticals 7) Cement 8) Textiles 9) Food products 10) Explosives - Ammunition and Matches 11) Storage handling & distribution of Petroleum products 12) Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution etc. which was adjudged by prominent judges from Director of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH).
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed capacity of 10857 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain: Generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy; transmission & distribution, trading and coal & freight logistics. With renewable energy assets in solar and wind accounting for 22% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is a leader in clean energy generation. In line with the company's view on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in EV charging & storage, distributed generation & rooftops, microgrids and home automation & smart meters.
It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely: ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.
With growing international focus, Tata Power's global presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC); 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (BSSR); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through a 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro project; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project; in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan.
With its 103 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com