-Tata Power Solar wins GPEA 2018 in the World Class category; recognized as a “role model for future organizations to emulate”
Tata Power Solar, India’s largest solar energy company and Tata Power’s wholly owned subsidiary, bags the prestigious Global Performance Excellence Award (GPEA) 2018 in the category “World Class” under the aegis of Asia Pacific Quality Organisation (APQO). The company becomes one of the thirty role model organizations from ten Asia and Pacific Rim Countries those who are recognized for achieving significant milestones in their business excellence journey.
The coveted award has been given to Tata Power Solar at a glittering event at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel, Abu Dhabi on December 11th 2018. The award is the only internationally recognized accolade that reflects the evolution of organizations in the field of quality. The GPEA is primarily Baldrige or EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) based model that provides a comprehensive approach to managing organizational success through embracing of validated best practices. Tata Power Solar has been recognized as a “role model for future organizations to emulate.”
Speaking on the achievement, Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power said, “We are proud to have been presented the revered Global Performance Excellence Award. This recognition reaffirms our determination to deliver world-class quality service to our consumers. The award has emboldened our spirits to continue excelling and sustaining our leadership position in the solar industry.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ashish Khanna, MD and CEO of Tata Power Solar remarked, “We at Tata Power Solar are extremely honoured on being the only Indian solar company to have received the esteemed award on a Global Platform. With an unwavering vision to increase international footprint, the award comes at an opportune time wherein our strong legacy of more than 29 years and international presence are duly recognized. It is also reassuring to our stakeholders that we deliver sustainable value and set benchmarks.”
Tata Power Solar, with 29 years of deep domain expertise, is one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world and India’s largest specialised EPC player. Founded in 1989, the company was originally formed as a joint venture between Tata Power and British Petroleum Solar (BP Solar). As a pioneer and market leader in the solar space, headquartered in Bangalore, Tata Power Solar now operates independently as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power.
As one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 400 MW of modules and 300 MW of cells. It has completed more than 1.45GW of ground-mount utility scale and over 250MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across the country till date. It also offers a diverse line of solar solutions for both urban and rural markets – these include rooftop solutions, solar pumps and power packs among others. Tata Power Solar is committed to enabling solar everywhere and aims to provide energy access to millions of people across the country via its integrated solar solutions. For more information visit: www.tatapowersolar.com
The GPEA is a formal international recognition of performance/business excellence. Since its launch as International Asia Pacific Quality Award in 2000, and renamed GPEA in 2011 , today 171 organizations have been winners in the three rigorous categories of the GPEA.GPEA is a strategic enabling tool for global performance excellence. It helps to strengthen the strategies and performance of organizations to succeed in the fast evolving global market place. The GPEA process promotes awareness in performance excellence as an increasingly important tool in competitiveness towards global business success and sustainability. For more information about GEPA visit www.gpea.apqo.global.
The APQO formally established in 1985 is represented by National Quality Organizations in Asia and Pacific Rim countries including the American Society for Quality, is now registered in New Zealand. It is a non-profit organization formed to be a primary mover for quality and continuous improvement for goods and services and quality of life in the Asia Pacific Region. APQO’s membership include National Quality Organizations (Core Members), Corporate Members, and Individual Members. For more information about APQO visit www.apqo.global.