RE Industry gears up for Renewable Energy India 2016 Expo

Renewable Energy India 2016 Expo

UBM India is all set to host the 10th edition of its flagship event, Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) scheduled from 7th to 9th September 2016 at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida.

India’s green economy community and participants from overseas will congregate at the REI Expo to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework.

The event is aimed to upscale and mainstream the applications of renewable energy resources, showcase product launches, innovations and augment the anticipation through international exhibition and conference platform.

REI 2016 will witness participation from countries such like Japan, Switzerland, USA, Korea, Taiwan, China, Australia, Italy, Canada, Malaysia, Netherlands, Israel, Germany, Spain, Singapore and Belgium beside India.

The expo is supported by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, 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). It is certified by UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibitions Industry and will see the presence of key dignitaries from the ministry and the industry.

Bringing together Manufacturers, EPC, and service provides, the expo will have over 650 exhibitors including companies like Lerri Solar, Adani, Skypower, Trina Solar, Tata Power, JA Solar, KRYFS, Suzlon, Solargise, Waaree, Vikram Solar, L&T, Rays Power, Canadian Solar, Sova Power, Azure Power, Delta Power, Fronius, SMA India, Huawei, Bosch, ABB India, Moser Baer, Talesun Power, Mahindra Susten, GCL, Senvion, Gamesa India, Inox Wind, DHHI, Renesola amongst others.

The expo will also include a power packed three-day conference themed “Renewables : Surging Ahead” with content rich sessions Other highlights include World of Innovation Arena for Tech talk & Product launch, Multiple workshops, CEO conclave, Session on Smart Grid, Finance Roundtable and a Skill development program by National Institute of Wind Energy.

The expo will also take forward the hugely popular Business Plan Competition in association with TiE ( Delhi ) where selected entrants would present an innovative business idea, which will be rated by the jury comprising Investors, Entrepreneurs and Tech Gurus. The program will kick-start with an engaging Panel Discussion on ‘Opportunities in Cleantech & Renewables Sector: Scenario for Entrepreneurs. This will be followed by individual pitches by selected entries and unveiling of their Business Plans for which the best ideas will be awarded. Taking it further a specific Ideation Table, delving deeper on each component with the subject expert will be conducted that will provide a unique opportunity for the budding entrepreneurs to be mentored by the best in the Industry.

Speaking on the announcement of the 10th anniversary of Renewable Energy India, Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said, “India is set for a period of rapid and sustained growth in energy demand and plans to quadruple its renewable power capacity to 175 Gigawatt by 2022 as part of the government’s plan to supply electricity to every household. Developing a robust ecosystem is the need of the hour and UBM India with REI stands ready to support this vision by serving as an Industry catalyst in bringing the technology and the international fraternity including investors to India to enable potential projects and set up manufacturing units under the ‘Make in India’ campaign.”He further added “This year, we have also reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum with the 10th anniversary of the expo. The expo will provide a perfect platform for stakeholders from the renewable energy community to come together and address challenges that have acted as speed bumps to this growth. It will have multiple country participation, best of technology, cost effective solutions, participation of Industry leaders, various country delegation, top global brands exhibiting their product and solution offerings and content rich conferences.”

The trade show will also be preceded by the 2nd Renewable Energy India Awards, slated for 6th September, 2016 that aims to recognise the efforts, innovation, and excellence and promote the talent in the industry.

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