India 2016: POWERCON Ventures India Pvt. Ltd, part of BaxEnergy Group, has been awarded for its innovative Wind Asset Management Techniques at the India Wind Energy Forum 2016 that took place in Panaji-Goa, in India on the 6th-7th of October 2016.
IWEF is the India’s biggest Premier Wind Energy Event, attracting and bringing together leaders from across the World. During this event the best performing companies and other professionals were honored for their achievements and positive contribution under different categories of awards for excellence, among which POWERCON, which has been recognized with a double award. The IWEF Excellence award is considered a trustful benchmark for excellence, and it is the most prestigious recognition that could be received in the Indian Wind Energy sector.
At the IWEF 2016, POWERCON has been honored with two awards for excellence: Wind Turbine Service & Maintenance Company of the year(Turbine Technology category) and Wind Farm Control Center of the year – Independent Service Provider (Data, IT Analytics category). Mr. Praveen Kakulte, POWERCON CEO, was invited by the event’s host to take the stage and to talk about their solution, before receiving the awards. “India is heading towards 60GW of Wind by 2022. POWERCON along with its JV partner BaxEnergy pledge to contribute for innovation in the Indian renewable industry and thus ensure delivery of ever increasing GWh through its asset monitoring, analytics and diagnostic solution” said Mr. Kakulte. “POWERCON is set to profitably harness renewable energy, aiming to increase yields and assets’ longevity, as well as to optimize O&M costs per unit of electricity generated” he added. POWERCON brilliantly stands out for bridging unmet needs in the Wind Industry. The core value of the Company is being “Partners in Performance” for IPPs as well as OEMs.
The IWEF 2016 event was attended by CEOs from all the stakeholders of Indian Wind Energy field including policy makers, IPPs, lenders, project developers, service and technology providers, EPC players, investors and other top professionals in the wind energy market. This year’s IWEF Edition has focused on the aspects that would lead to a resumption in the Indian energy sector, driving the Indian Wind Energy Industry to next 60 GW by 2022. The two-day event provided an excellent showcase and networking opportunity for industry members to speak with policymakers, media and industry partners and also an occasion to learn a wide range of plenary sessions and workshops.