Full Name
Sumant Sinha
Job Title
Founder, Chairman & Managing Director
ReNew Power
Brief Biography
Sumant Sinha is the Founder, Chairman, and Managing Director of ReNew Power – one of India’s largest clean energy companies. Sumant founded ReNew Power in January 2011, with a vision to transform the way energy is produced and consumed in India. Since then, under his leadership, the company has grown exponentially and is today one of India’s premier renewable energy companies with an aggregate portfolio of approximately 9.86 GW spread over more than 100 sites. ReNew has been funded by marquee investors including Goldman Sachs, CPPIB (largest Canadian pension fund), ADIA (sovereign wealth fund in the Middle East), and JERA (leading Japanese utility), and has raised more than USD 6 billion of capital, both equity and debt. ReNew has emerged as one of the leading asset creators in the country over the last 5 years. It now generates one percent of India’s total electricity annually, and in doing so helps mitigate half a percent of India’s carbon emissions in a year.
Sumant Sinha