Govt Organises ‘Chintan Baithak’ with RE Industry Stakeholders

In a bid to provide a further boost to the renewable energy sector in the country, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) held a meeting, termed as ‘Chintan Baithak’, with the industry stakeholders.

The government’s motive behind organizing this meet, which was chaired by the MNRE Secretary Anand Kumar, was to address various issues with respect to the renewable energy sector in the country.

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This meeting was attended by a number of industry stakeholders including renewable energy developers, regulators, think-tanks, equipment manufacturers, financers, industry bodies and skill developers.

During this day long ‘Chintan Baithak’, number of issues were discussed related to the renewable sector such as issues related to solar, wind, bio and small-hydro energy; other regulatory issues; financing of RE projects; issues related to bidding & pricing; demand forecasting; energy storage; Make in India; skilling India’s renewable energy work force etc.

The MNRE said in a statement that, various policy interventions were suggested by the industry representatives for the renewable energy sector during the meet and it will consider these suggestions.

Meanwhile, Praveen Kumar, Additional Secretary, MNRE and other senior officials of the Ministry were also present during the meet.

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Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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