CLP India appoints Sudipta Ghosh as the new General Counsel

17 Jul 2017

Mumbai: CLP India, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector, announced the appointment of Sudipta Ghosh as their new General Counsel. Sudipta Ghosh succeeds Nabeel Saleem.

With over 14 years of experience, Ms. Ghosh joined CLP India in 2009 as Legal Counsel where she was responsible for advising, drafting and negotiating project documents, offtake agreements and execution of both conventional and non-conventional power projects in India.

As CLP India’s General Counsel, Sudipta will advise the Company on various legal aspects of the business like litigation, project financing, new project development just to name a few.

Sudipta has previously worked with two prestigious laws firms in India -Trilegal and Amarchand Mangaldas (now Cyril Amarchand), handling various domestic and international financing for infrastructure projects including the financing for various Power Projects and Airports.

Sudipta has completed her LLM from University of London and is a Member of the Bar Council of Delhi and a Solicitor in England and Wales.

About CLP India Pvt. Ltd

CLP India is one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector with a total committed investment of over INR 14,500 crores. This investment is spread across a diversified and environment-friendly generation portfolio that covers renewable energy, supercritical coal and gas fired power plants, amounting to close to 3,000 MW. The wholly owned subsidiary of the CLP Group, which is listed on the Hong Stock Exchange, is one of the largest investor-owned power businesses in Asia.

CLP entered the Indian Power Sector in the year 2002 with the acquisition of a 655 MW gas fired power plant, which is located in Bharuch, Gujarat. This power plant was one of the first independent power projects in India.

In addition, CLP India owns and operates a 1,320 MW (2 X 660MW) supercritical coal-fired power plant in Jhajjar, Haryana, which is the largest power plant of its kind in CLP's generation portfolio in Asia Pacific and is one of India's first and largest supercritical coal-fired power plants.

CLP India is one of the largest renewable energy producers in India with operational and committed capacity of around 1,024 MW across wind and solar capacity. Wind has been an integral part of CLP's business philosophy and is expected to continue making a vital contribution not only to CLP's growth plans but also to CLP's commitment to reducing CO2 emissions. Moreover, CLP India’s 100 MW Veltoor Project in Telangana in partnership with Suzlon Energy Ltd., is their first solar power generation project in India.

CLP believes that growing the renewables part of its portfolio will help reduce its business' carbon footprint and increase the share of non-carbon emitting generation in its portfolio.

For further information, please contact:
Shotorupa Ghosh
CLP India, Mumbai
M: +91 84509 77080
Danielle Ferns
Edelman India, Mumbai
M: +91 82918 22701

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