Award was presented by Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
9th March, Bangalore: Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power utilities with a presence across the entire power value chain – Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Trading was honoured with the prestigious award for ‘Best Performing Transmission (System) Utility’ attributed to its Mumbai Transmission division at the recently held Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) Awards 2023.
Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Minister for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Government of India presented the award to Tata Power during an award ceremony in New Delhi.
Tata Power’s Mumbai Transmission network operates in the city of Mumbai & MMR (Mumbai Metropolitan Region), extending up to hydro-generating stations in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. The utility has 30 receiving stations with a transmission capacity of more than 10,000 MVA and a network spanning over 1,200 ckt. kms. The transmission network comprising of 220kV/110kV overhead lines, underground cables & hybrid lines caters to 70% of Mumbai’s power requirement.
Tata Power Mumbai Transmission works at a record supply availability of 99.99% using various Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics-based tech interventions.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Sanjay Banga, President T&D, Tata Power said, “We are committed to the Indian power sector’s overall development by bringing in efficiencies and tech advancements across the value chain. This award bestowed on Tata Power Mumbai Transmission bears testimony to our efforts towards ensuring the availability of reliable and uninterrupted power supply along with strengthening of the supply infrastructure. We are thankful to the CBIP for recognizing our efforts and this prestigious recognition will further motive us to create new industry benchmarks.”
Founded in 1927, the Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) is a Government of India organization that promotes excellence in the Water, Power, and Renewable Energy sectors that also recognizes the outstanding contribution of various organizations, stakeholders & professionals. CBIP is a premier central government-backed institution, which has been recognizing the outstanding contribution of various organizations, stakeholders & professionals since its inception in 1927 and promoting excellence in the Water, Power and Renewable Energy sectors.