Ratul Puri‘s educational qualifications and an in-depth understanding of the energy sector has resulted in the adoption of state-of-the-art technology in building power plants. The company is also developing over 6100 MW of capacity using conventional and non-conventional energy sources in India, Europe and USA. The 350 MV of solar PV assets and the upcoming 2520 MW thermal power plant (in the state of Madhya Pradesh) are significant contributions to the energy sector of not only India but also that of other countries around the world. The company growth trajectory is poised for the next leap with commissioning of 6020 MW of power over the next few years in thermal, solar and hydro power.
His vision and hard work have helped his organization to grow by leaps and bounds and partner with the best in class investors. The company is the only organization in the country to have acquired assets of value of USD $ 2 billion in a short time period. HPPPL prides itself as ‘The energy people.’ Mr. Puri strives to guide and nurture his company to write many glorious chapters in India’s story of achieving energy sufficiency.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hindustan Power Projects Private Limited (HPPPL), Mr. Ratul Puri, has played a key role in enabling the organization to emerge as one of the leading integrated power players in the country. The visionary leader, holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, mathematics and computer science from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, based in Pittsburgh.
In 2002, he became ‘Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ for his contribution towards the Indian manufacturing industry. In December 2007, Business Today rated Ratul Puri among the top 21 young leaders in the country who could contour India’s destiny in the 21st century. Dataquest magazine named him amongst the “Young Brigade in the IT Industry”. He has been a part of many think tanks that work towards evolving solutions to usher energy sufficiency in India. He was also invited to be a part of the World Economic Forum as one of the Young Global leaders.