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Meet the biggest game changers of the power industry in the Asian Power Awards 2016

Nominations for the Oscars of the power industry impressively surged to 118.

Over a hundred senior executives and prime industry figures flocked to the Conrad Seoul on September 21 for the awards night in South Korea. The awards featured 23 categories this year as nominations jumped to 118.

The awards were expertly judged by John Yeap, Partner, Head of Energy – Asia at Pinsent Masons, and Mark Hutchinson, Managing Director at AWR Lloyd. John Goss, Managing Director of Ceejay AOD, also gave a speech at the awards ceremony on behalf of the judges.

Asian Power publisher Tim Charlton deeply congratulated the awardees, saying "On behalf of the Asian Power team, we are humbled and again grateful for spending your time with us tonight. This is the first time we are holding the awards in South Korea, and we are proud to have you on board with us. We are honored to turn the spotlight on 2016's key players who bested others in a drive for efficiency, sustainability, and productivity in the power sector."

Check out this year's winners:

Solar Power Project of the Year 

  • Gold - Agriculture Integrated Solar Photovoltaic Powered by Cypark Resources Berhad
  • Silver - Shuaa Energy 1 PSC Powered by ACWA Power
  • Bronze - Negros Island Solar Power Inc. (Islasol) Powered by Monte Solar Energy Inc.

Hydro Power Project of the Year

  • Gold - 102 MW Gulpur Hydropower Project, Pakistan Powered by Mira Power Limited 
  • (subsidiary of Korea South-East Power Co. Ltd (KOEN))
  • Silver - Korea Muju pumped-storage Power Plant, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. Powered by Emerson
  • Bronze - Rehabilitation Project of Chingshan Branch Plant of TaChia Hydro Power Plant Powered by Taiwan Power Company

Wind Power Project of the Year

  • Gold - Application of Reversing Engineering to Repair the Large Wind Turbine FRP Blades and Accident Analysis Powered by Taiwan Power Company
  • Silver - West Timor 21 MW Wind Farm Powered by Indo Wind Power Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Bronze - Guam Power Authority Wind Turbine Grant Project Powered by Guam Power Authority

Geothermal Power Project of the Year

  • Gold - 20 MW Maibarara Geothermal Power Project Powered by Maibarara Geothermal Inc.

Coal Power Project of the Year 

  • Gold - Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant Powered by Malakoff Corporation Berhad
  • Silver - Cirebon CFSPP 1x660 MW - Clean Coal Technology Powered by PT Cirebon Electric Power
  • Bronze - Nabha Power Limited

Gas Power Project of the Year 

  • Gold - Gorontalo 100 MW Gas Power Plant Powered by GE
  • Silver - Korea Sejong Natural Gas Power Plant, Korea Midland Power Co. Ltd. Powered by Emerson
  • Bronze - China Beijing Jingneng Gaoantun Thermal Power Co., Ltd Powered by Emerson

Fast-Track Power Plant of the Year 

  • Gold - Tasmania – Supplementary Generation Powered by APR Energy
  • Silver - China Chiping Xinyuan Aluminum Co., Ltd. 6x700MW Project Powered by Emerson
  • Bronze - Interim Power Station in Myingyan, Myanmar Powered by Aggreko (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Standby Power Plant of the Year 

  • Gold - Black Start Power for Aditya Aluminium in India Powered by Aggreko (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Environmental Upgrade of the Year 

  • Gold - UNIDO Best Available Techniques (BAT) and Best Environmental Practices (BEP) Powered by AES Philippines – Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd
  • Silver - Agriculture Integrated Solar Photovoltaic Powered by Cypark Resources Berhad
  • Bronze - 102 MW Gulpur Hydropower Project, Pakistan Powered by Mira Power Limited 
  • (subsidiary of Korea South-East Power Co. Ltd (KOEN))

Transmission & Distribution Project of the Year

  • Gold - Changi East 230kV Substation Powered by SP PowerGrid Ltd
  • Silver - Greener and Smarter: Powering new Hong Kong Arts Hub Powered by CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
  • Bronze - Banqiao Primary (161kV) Substation Reconstruction Project Powered by Taiwan Power Company

Power Plant Upgrade of the Year 

  • Gold - Pressure Reducing and De-Superheating System (PRDS) Powered by AES India Pvt. Ltd. - Odisha Power Generation Corporation
  • Silver - Countermeasures of Stress Corrosion Cracking on Steam Turbine Rotor Grooves at Hsinta Power Station Unit 1 Powered by Taiwan Power Company
  • Bronze - China Zhejiang Guohua ZheNeng Power Company 4x600MW Units DEH/MEH Improvement Project Powered by Emerson

Innovative Power Technology of the Year 

  • Gold - BEIJING JINGXI GAS-FIRED THERMAL POWER CO., LTD OF BEH Powered by Siemens
  • Silver - Gorontalo 100 MW Gas Power Plant Powered by GE
  • Bronze - China Resources Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

Smart Grid Project of the Year 

  • Gold - J.K. Nagar 220/33 kV Substation Powered by India Power Corporation Limited
  • Silver - CESC and Silver Spring Networks Collaborate to Deploy Multi-Application IoT Network in Kolkata, India Powered by CESC Limited 
  • Bronze - Real-Time Alarm and Emergency Processing System for Underground Cables Powered by Taiwan Power Company

Information Technology Project of the Year 

  • Gold - BW on HANA Implementation Powered by Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. (TPDDL)
  • Silver - Mobile Phone- based ‘On Spot’ Revenue Management Powered by ApplicationReliance Infrastructure Limited
  • Bronze - System for monitoring De-hooking drive using AMR Load reading data of the Distribution Transformers Powered by CESC Limited

Dual Fuel Power Plant of the Year 

  • Gold - PLTDG PESANGGARAN BALI 200MW, PT INDONESIA POWER Powered WÄRTSILÄ and PT. PP (Persero) Tbk

EPC of the Year 

  • Gold – Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant Powered by GE’s Steam Power Systems Powered by 

Renewable Power Producer of the Year – Malaysia

  • Agriculture Integrated Solar Photovoltaic Powered by Cypark Resources Berhad

Power Utility of the Year – CHINA

  • China Resources Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

Power Utility of the Year – INDIA

  • J.K. Nagar 220/33 kV Substation Powered by India Power Corporation Limited

Power Utility of the Year – Philippines

  • Masinloc Power Plant Performance Enhancement Program (MPPEP) Powered by AES Philippines - Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd

Power Utility of the Year - Saudi Arabia

  • ACWA Power

Power Utility of the Year- Sri Lanka

  • Yugadanavi 300 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Powered by Lakdhanavi Limited

Power Utility of the Year- UAE

  • Generation Scheduling & Despatch Enhancement Project Powered by Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company – TRANSCO

Power Utility of the Year- Vietnam 

  • AES – VCM 1,240 MW Mong Duong II Power Plant Powered by AES – VCM 1,240 MW Mong Duong II Power Plant

Independent Power Producer of the Year 

  • Gold - 1,000 MW of solar and wind energy capacity Powered by ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
  • Silver - ACWA Power
  • Bronze - Nabha Power Limited

CEO of the Year

  • Changkil Chung of Korea Midland Power Co. Ltd

 

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