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#REINVEST2018 Programme: Session Details


Thursday 4 October, 2018 1200 - 1330 IST HALL 4B Session Coordinators

Technical Session: Renewable and Grid Challenges

Mr Dilip Nigam
Adviser, MNRE
E: dilipnigam@nic.in
T: 9891184867 / 011 24368911
Ms Srirupa Bhowmik
E: srirupa.bhowmik@cii.in
T: +91 9711549509

The Session will dwell upon exploring policy and regulatory approaches to support grid integration for renewables and sustained investments to harness maximum output from RE. 

It would deliberate on managing costs of RE integration and exploring different financing mechanisms as well as recognizing and responding to continual technological advancements in the sector. The session would also deliberate upon issues/bottlenecks in grid integration of renewables and possible remedial measures. 

Discussion Points
•    What are the benefits and barriers of grid integration of renewables?
•    How to cater to intermittency of generation from renewable sources and the lack of dispatch ability?
•    Scheduling and dispatchability of renewable power in to grid 
•    How to maximize use of existing grid network?
•    Issues relating to allotment of connectivity and LTA 
•    Matching of timelines of renewable project development and transmission network – related regulations.

Panel Format
Welcome Address
Moderated Panel Discussion
Audience Q&A
Concluding Remarks

Douglas J Arent

Douglas J Arent

Deputy Associate Lab Director, Scientific Computing, Energy Analysis
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

I S Jha

I S Jha

Chairman & Managing Director
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd

Pratik Agarwal

Pratik Agarwal

Group Chief Executive Officer
Sterlite Power Transmission Ltd

R V Shahi

R V Shahi

Chairman
Energy Infratech Pvt Ltd

Rahul Tongia

Rahul Tongia

Fellow, Foreign Policy
Brookings India

Reji Kumar Pillai

Reji Kumar Pillai

President
India Smart Grid Forum

Sushil Kumar Soonee

Sushil Kumar Soonee

Advisor
Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO)

Tomas Kåberger

Tomas Kåberger

Executive Board Chairman
Renewable Energy Institute