Gurgaon, India, November 5, 2018: Mr. Sumant Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director of ReNew Power Limited, India’s largest renewable energy IPP in terms of total energy generation capacity*, has been honoured with the prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Award -2018, by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. The award was handed over to Mr. Sinha during the 49th Annual Convocation of the institute at New Delhi on the 3rd of November, 2018, by industrialist Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla and Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao – Director, IIT Delhi.
IIT Delhi selected Mr. Sumant Sinha for this honour, in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the fields of Corporate Business Development & Entrepreneurship, which have brought glory to the institute. Mr. Sinha received the Bachelor of Technology degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi in the year 1987. He also holds a Post Graduate diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Masters degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.
Speaking on this recognition, Mr. Sumant Sinha said, “I’m honoured to receive this award from my alma mater. This means a lot to me and I will be happy to contribute in any small way towards the institute’s advancement. My experience at the institute equipped me with the skills to engage with the best of minds across the globe and ultimately embark on a successful entrepreneurial journey.”
About ReNew Power
ReNew Power Limited is India’s largest renewable energy IPP (Independent Power Producer) in terms of total energy generation capacity*. As of May 8, 2018, ReNew had a total capacity of over 5.85 GW of wind and solar power assets across the country, comprising 3.92 GW of operational capacity, 1.66 GW of under development capacity, and 0.27 GW of recently awarded SECI project. It develops, builds, owns and operates utility scale wind and solar energy projects as well as distributed solar energy projects that generate energy for commercial and industrial customers. ReNew has a strong track record of organic and inorganic growth having nearly doubled its operational capacity in each of the last three Fiscal Years. ReNew’s broad base of equity investors include Goldman Sachs, JERA, ADIA, CPPIB, GEF SACEF India, and ADB (subsequently exited).
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