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India’s renewable energy ambition


14:30-14:40 India’s renewable energy ambition
The government wants to have 160GW of renewable energy installed by 2022 to help meet the country’s rising electricity needs.This focus session looks at government plans, the technology it is considering and how it will fund the programme.

Dr Paolo Frankl, Head of Renewable Energy Division, International Energy Agency

14:45-15:20 India: Solar and wind project overview
India has one of the world’s most ambitious renewable energy plans. It is planning for a power generation of 100GW of photovoltaic solar, 60GW of wind and 15GW of other renewables. This session will explore India’s renewables plans, the best-fit technologies and timelines for those projects.

Moderator: Santosh Vaidya, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India
Manu Srivastava, Principal Secretary & Managing Director, New & Renewable Energy Department, 
Jose Luis Blasco, Managing Director, Asia, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures
Shekhar Dutt, Director General, Solar Power Developer Association
Kishor Nair, Chief Operating Officer, Welspun Energy
Vikram Kailas, Managing Director, Mytrah Energy
H R Gupta, Managing Director, Indosolar Indi

15:20-16:00 Financing India’s renewable energy strategy
This session will look at the type of financing options available and India’s investment requirements to fund its planned programme.

Moderator: Santosh Vaidya, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India
Vinay Rustagi, Managing Director, Bridge to India
Vivek Sharma, Practice Leader & Director, Energy & Natural Resources, CRISIL – A Standard & Poor's Company
Daanish Varma, Director, Sustainable Investment Banking, Yes Bank
Anand Rohtagi, Managing Director , Synergy Consulting
Kolluru Krishan, Co-Chair, FICCI Climate Change Task Force and Chairman, CVC India Infrastructure


Jose Luis Blasco, MD Asia - Fotowatio Renewable Ventures
Paolo Frankl, Head of Renewable Energy Division - International Energy Agency
Upendra Tripathy, Ex-Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy - Government of India
Vikram Kailas, Managing Director - Mytrah Energy
Vinay Rustagi, Managing Director - Bridge To India
Vivek Sharma, Practice Leader & Director- Energy & Natural Resources - CRISIL – An S&P Global Company





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