GREATER NOIDA, India, September 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The ultimate benchmark of achievement for the green energy sector in India 

UBM India brought in the 4th edition of the coveted Renewable Energy India Awards (REIA) on 17th September, 2018 in Greater Noida, as a prelude to the 12th Annual Renewable Energy India Expo. The Renewable Energy India Awards in association with Ernst and Young, the process advisors of the event, honoured excellence in various facets of the Renewable Energy project development and performance. These included Renewable Energy developers, manufacturers and individuals for their achievements and contributions. The awards unveiled industry champions to a global audience on the parameters of excellence and innovation in the renewable energy space.

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With the Make In India, Skill India and Start up drives and various global clean energy initiatives, the demand for Renewable Energy is rising and the Indian government's serve to compliment the growth of organisations in the Renewable Energy sector. The recognition and awards will further support and encourage industry players who strive hard to bring a sea change in India's renewable energy market with groundbreaking innovations & initiatives.

Being in the 4th year of existence, the awards have grown impressively in terms of participation and credibility with over 100% increase in the number of nominations this year. The REI Award is now being recognised as a benchmark of achievement in the industry, due to its unbiased approach towards showing the spotlight on the very best the industry has to offer.

The extensive award categories this year were crafted, keeping in mind, the diverse segments in the renewable energy sector. Three new categories were introduced this year; RE Skilling - which was inspired by Skill India, RE Start Ups and RE End Users. Apart from this, the award categories for 2018 consisted of Excellence in Bio Energy, E-mobility and Storage Solutions, RE Applied Research, Leading EPC - Solar Ground Based and Solar Rooftop, RE RESCO, Off Grid Renewables Innovation, RE Developers, RE Manufacturers - Component Manufacturing and Solar Modules, RE International Excellence - Indian Companies and Foreign Companies, Special Recognition - RE Technology/Product Innovation and Individual for Creating Extraordinary Difference in Clean Cooking.

The awards are conducted methodically with a process driven robust approach and a neutral jury which comprises industry think tanks who have championed the cause of their chosen domain expertise within the RE sector. The REI Awards now follow a two-step judging process that has been highly appreciated by both, jury and participants, and it has strengthened the evaluation process, pulling in nominees of extremely high calibre.

The Jury Panel for REI 2018 included Mr. Ajit Gupta, Former Adviser in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India; Mr. Kuljit Singh Popli, CMD, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA); Mr. Anurag Mishra, Senior Clean Energy Specialist, United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Mr. Bharat Bhargava, Director General, ONGC Energy Centre; Mr. Pankaj Batra, Member (Planning), Central Electricity Authority and Mr. Tobias Winter, Director, Indo German Energy Forum (IGEF).

The list of winners for REIA 2018:

    Category Name                                     Winner Name
    Excellence in Bio Energy                          Punjab Renewable Energy Systems
    Excellence in E-mobility and Storage Solutions    Statcon Energiaa
    Excellence in RE Skilling                         SOULS Initiative, IIT Bombay
                                                      Sterling & Wilson Solar Private
    Leading EPC - Solar Ground Based                  Limited
    Leading EPC - Solar Rooftop                       Bosch Energy and Building Solutions
                                                      Cleanmax Enviro Energy Solutions
    Leading RE RESCO                                  Pvt LTD
    Leading Off Grid Renewables Innovation            Simpa Energy India Pvt Ltd
    Leading RE Developers                             SB Energy
    Leading RE Manufacturer - Component Manufacturers Gujarat Borosil
    Leading RE Manufacturer - Solar Modules           Vikram Solar Pvt Ltd
    RE Excellence - End Users                         Tata Motors (Pune)
                                                      Sterling and Wilson Solar Private
    RE International Excellence - Indian Companies    Limited
    RE International Excellence - Foreign Companies   E.R Dupont India Private Limited
    RE Startup                                        Durga Energy
    Special Recognition - RE Technology / Product
    Innovation                                        CSIR (National Physical Laboratory)
    Excellence in RE Applied Research                 Dr. VVN Kishore
    Individual for Creating Extraordinary Difference
    in Clean Cooking                                  Dr. Svati Bhogle

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