Lighting up the future with the winners of the Asian Power Awards

Over 60 power initiatives were commended in this year’s awards programme

With the continued rise in demand for renewable energy and the climate crisis pushing harder on the industry, more sustainable models have been the focus for companies in order to continue thriving amidst the challenges. In its 18th year, the Asian Power Awards recognises revolutionary innovations and outstanding initiatives amongst the players in the power industry of Asia.

Nominations for the prestigious awards programme were screened under the meticulous eyes of this year’s expert panel of judges made up of Petteri Harkki, Managing Director, AFRY South-East Asia and AFRY (Thailand); Wen Bin Lim, Director, Infrastructure Advisory, Head of Renewables, KPMG Asia Pacific; Gervasius Samosir, Partner, YCP Solidiance; Mike Thomas, Managing Director, The Lantau Group; and John Yeap, Senior Advisor, Pinsent Masons.

The awards presentations will be held virtually from the end of November to early December.

Congratulations to the winners!

Asian Power Awards

Battery Storage Project of the Year

Biomass Power Project of the Year

  • Gold - MOBG (Mobile Gasifier) as An Environmentally Friendly Generator Solution on Remote Islands by PT Pembangkit Jawa Bali
  • Silver - Co-Firing Bio Mass as a Green Solution of New Renewable Energy by PT PJB SERVICES

Coal Power Project of the Year

District Cooling Initiative of the Year

Environmental Upgrade of the Year

  • India - Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited
  • Vietnam - PROINSO

ESG Programme of the Year

Flexible Gas Power Project of the Year

  • Gold - Improvement to Overcome Intake Air Filter Clogging In PLTGU Blok 3 UP Muara Karang Jakarta by PT Pembangkit Jawa Bali

Gas Engine Combined Cycle Power Project of the Year

Gas Power Project of the Year

Hydro Power Project of the Year

  • Gold - Hwacheon Hydro Power Plant of HanGang Hydro Power Site, Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power by Emerson

Independent Power Producer of the Year

  • India - Azure Power
  • Indonesia - PT. GH EMM Indonesia
  • Nepal - Api Power Company Limited
  • Thailand - Constant Energy

Innovative Power Technology of the Year

  • China - Huadian Kemen Power Plant 600MW Unit Coordinated Control Optimization Project by Emerson
  • India - Robotic Desilting by Adani Power Limited
  • Indonesia - Simpang Belimbing Coal Fired Power Plant by PT. GH EMM Indonesia
  • Philippines - D2D Stage 1: Data Advantage Strategy by AboitizPower - Coal Business Unit
  • Thailand - CMU Smart City Project – Creating Smart Green Living for All by BCPG Public Company Limited
  • UAE - Fujairah Asia Power Company

Power Plant Upgrade of the Year

  • Bangladesh - Feni Lanka Power Limited

Power Project Finance House of the Year


Power Utility of the Year

  • India - The Tata Power Company Limited.
  • Indonesia - PT Pembangkit Jawa Bali
  • Korea - Korea South-East Power Co., Ltd.
  • Pakistan - K- Electric Limited
  • Thailand - CK Power Public Company Limited
  • UAE - Fujairah Asia Power Company
  • Vietnam - TNPower Energy Joint Stock Company

R&D Project of the Year

Smart Grid Project of the Year

  • Singapore - Singapore’s first Smart and Green Port through a co-developed Smart Grid Management System (SGMS) by PSA Corporation Limited & Envision Digital

Solar Power Initiative of the Year

Solar Power Project of the Year

Standby Power Plant of the Year

  • Gold - The Demonstration Project of V2G Technology for Electric Vehicles by Taiwan Power Company
  • Silver - Geothermal Power Plant Ulumbu by PT Cogindo DayaBersama

Transmission & Distribution Project of the Year

Wind Power Project of the Year

  • China - Shandong Songjia Liqi 100MW Flexible Tower Wind Power Project by Emerson
  • Vietnam - Lotus Wind Power by Asian Development Bank

CEO of the Year

  • Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi of Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC)

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