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Agro Waste to Energy: Empowering India’s
Renewables Mission to a new high

The Renewable Energy Growth Forum: Chandigarh Chapter


Chandigarh, January 23, 2019: India’s leading B2B events organizers, UBM India, under the mentorship of Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) organized a one day technical conference on the critical subject of Treating and Channelizing Agriculture Waste to Bio-Energy. The role of UBM India is to create the relevant sessions which touches the pulse of the industry whilst bringing a various stakeholders under one common roof. This will open up new business horizons for the state leading to increase in investment in this critical sector.

The state nodal agency, PEDA, plays a vital role in the promotion and development of renewable energy programmes/projects in the state of Punjab. Being one of India’s leading agricultural state, Punjab, with its vast fertile lands is also fittingly known as the ‘Food Bowl of India’. Naturally, the quantum of Agricultural waste, post harvesting, is also very high. Technology-centric solutions provide the key to not just disposal but also generation of valuable power from the same. The conference was attended by industry professionals from across the state and the esteemed speakers list included Dr. G. Prasad, Director, MNRE; GOI, Sh Navjot P.S. Randhawa, PCS, CEO PEDA, MD Punjab Genco Limited ;Sh. A.K. Dhussa, Former Advisor, MNRE, GOI, Alexandra Pfeiffer, Supply Chain Specialist, DBFZ, Germany; Johan Berggren, CEO, Bioendev, AB, Sweden; Dr. Chrostopher Kessler, Director, KFW; Mr. Jaspreet Singh, Manager Siemens and Mr. Rajneesh Khattar, Group Director, UBM India.

The one day deliberations showcased the proactive measures taken by the State of Punjab besides, highlighting the business potential from the investors / Manufactures. It brought to the forefront the following facets for the development of the sector:

• Key Technological Advancements.

• Innovative Financing Models.

• Successful International & Domestic case studies.

• Supportive Policy Landscape & Regulatory Regime set forth by the State Government of Punjab & Central Government.

The conference industry plays a very significant role in creating a holistic community in the Bio Energy space by congregating key stakeholders and thought leaders from India & Overseas. This enhances and develops India’s reputation globally as one of the front runners in Green Energy production, Speaking on the occasion, Mr Rajneesh Khattar, Group Director, UBM India said, “ the objective of hosting this one day ambitious conference to discuss the crucial topic of “Agro Water to Energy” has been successfully achieved, The event was fruitful in our bit to bring to entire value chain of stakeholders under one roof