On June 12, Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, will play host to Renergy 2014, the famed re-energy event at the Chennai Trade Centre (CTC). To run from June 12 to 14, the event will be hosted by the Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), with support from the Government of Tamil Nadu. As many as 250 companies, 200 exhibitors, 15,000 business visitors and 75 industry captains, international experts, regulatory bodies from across the globe are expected to participate in the prestigious event.
Renergy 2014 will have a comprehensive exhibition and thought-provoking conference on Solar, Wind Energy, Waste to Energy, Biomass and Energy Efficiency covering the broad development and advancements of Renewable Energy sector. The event would witness various product launches and live demos under one roof, highlighting the principal concepts and prevailing trends in Renewable Energy fraternity across world.
According to Vineeth Vijayaraghavan, coordinator for Renergy 2014, “Tamil Nadu has been the champion of Renewable Energy and pioneer in developing the wind energy programme in India. We are confident that this three day conference organised by TEDA concurrently with the exhibition will provide a platform for thought leadership and provide an opportunity for the exhibitors to showcase their latest products and technology trends in the sector”.
Rajneesh Khattar, UBM India, Knowledge Partner for Renergy 2014 added that the ““conference will be an ideal platform for different companies to present and expand their business portfolio by networking with around 15,000 business visitors from across sectors who are expected to attend the conference over the span of three days.”
The Government of Tamil Nadu has launched an ambitious solar policy targeting 3000 MW by 2015. The state is the leader in wind power, with an installed capacity of over 7252 MW, of the total of 21136 MW all over India.
The 3-day conference will cover critical areas pertaining to Solar, Wind, Smart Grids, Green Buildings and Bio-Energy. Some of the esteemed speakers at the conference include Alok Srivastava, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (Session Chair); Dr. S. Gomathinayagam, Executive Director, Centre for Wind Energy Technology (Session Co-Chair); Madhusudan Khemka, Chief Executive Officer, Regen Powertech; Pashupathy Gopalan, Managing Director, SunEdison South East Asia & Sub Saharan African Operations; Parag Sharma, Chief Operating officer, Renew Power; Vineet Mittal, MD, Welspun Energy; and Bhupesh Juneja, Director INOX Wind.
Renergy 2013 was a huge success and provided an opportunity for the participants to have a productive detailed interactive session with experts, peers, prospects and suppliers. It also provided a significant boost to the Indian renewable energy ecosystem.
This year’s edition has raised the expectations of the industry at large which aims to gather investors, entrepreneurs, professionals, suppliers, and corporate representatives from across the globe on how renewable energy had an important role to play in addressing the growing energy needs of India as it adopts a clean and green approach.
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