Key Industry and Policy makers congregate at Asia’s Largest Energy Trade Expo, Renewable Energy India 2016
- 40 participating countries, over 650 exhibitor and 1000 + Delegates
- Presence of Central & State Governments amongst renowned Indian & global brands
- Three day high impact conferences - “Renewables : Surging Ahead” Conference to highlight innovations, challenges and way forward
The 10th edition of Renewable Energy India (REI) Expo, the three day (7th to 9th September 2016) show at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. The expo was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Shri Upendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India and other key dignitaries such as Mr. Justin Wu, Head of APAC, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Hong Kong; Hon’ble Mr. James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Canada; Mr. Hans-Josef Fell, President of the Energy Watch Group (EWG) & Former Member of German Parliament; Mr. Munehiko Tsuchiya, Executive Director, NEDO, Japan; H.E Ambassador Tomasz Łukaszuk, Embassy of Poland in India and Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India amidst an august industry gathering.
The show brought together internationally renowned exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials under one common platform, to discuss global best practices and seek solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the power and energy sector.
REI in its 10th anniversary saw participation from countries such as India, Japan, Switzerland, USA, Korea, Taiwan, China, Australia, Italy, Canada, Malaysia, Netherlands, Israel, Germany, Spain, Singapore, Belgium and is supported by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt of India (MNRE), Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA), Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) and International collaboration through Indo German Energy Forum (IGEF) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance(BNEF).
Highlights of the expo includes a power packed three-day conference themed “Renewables : Surging Ahead” with content rich sessions by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Bloomberg New Energy Finance, IBA, IGEF, Bridge to India, Solar Thermal Federation of India, Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW), Mercom and NIWE. Day 1 commenced with special and insightful panel discussions and presentations under the aegis of the International Solar Alliance ( ISA) by MNRE. The session had eminent industry experts such as Shri Upendra Tripathi, Interim Director General, ISA and Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE); Dr. Inder Jit Singh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India; Shri Nagraj Naidu, Director, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; Shri Yaduvendra Mathur, CMD, EXIM Bank; Mr. Guy-Cédric Werlings, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Focal point for the International Solar Alliance, France; Shri K.S. Popli, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA); Mr. Yuri Afanasiev UN, Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative, UNDP; Mr. Onno Ruhl, India Country Director, World Bank; Mr. Mohammad Alauddin, National Focal Point for ISA, and Joint Secretary (Renewable Energy), Power Division, Government of Bangladesh and H.E. Mr. Alexander Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India amongst others.