SunEdison's president of Asia-Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa, Pashupathy Gopalan, was awarded the Solar Power Person of the Year during the Renewable World International Convention in Delhi, India. The award recognizes Mr. Gopalan and SunEdison's work in setting the pace and scale of the solar industry in India over the last year.
"It is an incredible honor to be named the Solar Person of the Year," said Mr. Gopalan. "SunEdison is dedicated to furthering India's renewable energy program, and plans to develop more than 15 GW of Solar by 2022. With hard work and dedication, I'm confident that we can achieve this goal together."
SunEdison currently operates more than 250 MW of installed solar capacity and has more than 1,000 MW under development in India. SunEdison's work across India includes utility-scale power plants, canal top solar systems, rooftop solar, over 2,000 agricultural solar water pumps and more than 50 rural micro-grids.
Mr. Gopalan received the award at the Renewable World 2015 convention on July 23rd, 2015 at The Park, New Delhi, India.