Managing Director,Tata Power Trading Company Limited
Mr. Sanjeev Mehra is the Managing Director at Tata Power Trading Company Ltd. and has been leading the company since September 2011. Tata Power Trading Company Ltd. is amongst the top power trading companies in India.
Mr. Mehra has vast experience of the power sector, spanning more than 34 years in generation, transmission and power trading. He is the Chairman of the Board in Welspun Energy Rajasthan Private Limited, Welspun Urja Gujarat Private Limited And Solarsys Renewable Energy Private Limited. He is also a Director in the Board of Powerlinks Transmission Ltd. and Dugar Hydro Power Ltd.
Mr. Mehra holds a degree in B.Tech. (Electrical Engineering) and P.G. Diploma in Business Administration. He started his career in NTPC as an Executive Trainee in the Electrical Design department, and worked there for almost 9 years. Thereafter, he joined the Commercial department of Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. and worked in Power Grid for around 8 years. When trading of power was conceived and PTC India Limited was formed, Mr. Mehra joined PTC India Ltd, where he was part of the core team responsible for its conception and development. He has served as an Executive Vice President at Transaction Facilitation and Market Development of PTC. He has taken various challenges in his previous assignments. He has worked in the areas of fixation of transmission tariff, entering into bulk power transmission agreement with SEBs; type testing of switchgear of various manufacturers and preparation of control logic, schematic and wiring diagrams for the operation of various systems in Thermal power plants. He is also actively involved in policy advocacy. He has been a key figure in shaping power trading in India. He has also studied the Turkish and Georgian market in depth for a Tata Power Hydro project in Georgia. He advises Tata Power in its various power trading related issues both for national and international ventures. He was also instrumenting in starting the first merchant power sale between Bhutan and India. Mr. Mehra believes in participative management and he motivates his team to explore beyond their usual assignments. He has a passion for travelling and has travelled extensively around the world with his family.