October 8, 2014

aes-indiaOdisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar, Oct 8: The AES Corporation, headquartered in Arlington in the state of Virginia in the USA, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America and ranked in the top quartile among all electric utilities assessed by RobecoSAM.Each year more than 3,000 companies are invited to participate in a Corporate Sustainability Assessment carried out by RobecoSam.It may be noted here that, AES became a strategic partner of Government of Odisha in Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) subsequent to its divestment in 1999.OPGC was one of the earliest successful Public Private Partnerships (PPP’s) in India post economic liberalisation and part of the power sector reforms initiated in the State of Odisha in 90’s.AES is committed to contribute to the development of the power sector in India and is currently pursuing the expansion of OPGC.A Fortune 200 global power company, AES Corporation provides affordable, reliable and sustainable energy in 20 countries through its diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. In 2013, AES revenues were $16 billion and the company owned and managed $40 billion in total assets.Ever since AES became a strategic partner in OPGC, it has brought in many qualitative changes in OPGC including higher plant load factor, better effluent management practices and global safety standards with its commitment and adherence to global performance norms and Best practices.OPGC also continues to be a highly reliable power company offering one of the lowest tariffs for the consumers of State of Odisha.

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