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#REINVEST2018 Programme: Session Details


Thursday 4 October, 2018 1430 - 1600 IST HALL 4B Session Coordinators

Sunnyside Up: Future of Solar Energy

Mr Gopal K Gupta
Joint Secretary, MNRE
E: gk.gupta@nic.in
T: 011 24362288
Ms Srirupa Bhowmik
E: srirupa.bhowmik@cii.in
T: +91 9711549509

Session Brief:
The Session on ‘Sunny Side Up: Future of Solar Energy’ will dwell upon the policies to boost investment to accelerate growth of solar market and development of new technologies and innovation. It would have participation from some of the top global solar experts and would deliberate on issues such as opportunities for utility scale solar energy installations, decentralized solar solutions and emerging trends and insights in global solar markets. 

The discussants will deliberate upon insights to inform their strategies related to solar power and provide a perspective on several exponential technologies that are transforming the industry and are in development stage.

Discussion Points:
•    What are the opportunities for Utility Scale solar energy installation, expansion in standalone Solar projects and large solar parks?
•    What are the policies needed to boost investment to accelerate growth of solar market and development of new technologies and innovation?
•    How to assess and mitigate risks in the sector?
•    What are the lessons that can be learnt from global markets?

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

Ashish Khanna

Ashish Khanna

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Tata Power Solar Systems Limited

Dharendra Yogi Goswami

Dharendra Yogi Goswami

Professor & Director, Clean Energy Research Center
University of Florida

Jayant Parimal

Jayant Parimal

Chief Executive Officer (Renewable Energy)
Adani Green Energy Ltd

Manoj Kohli

Manoj Kohli

Executive Chairman
SB ENERGY – SoftBank Group

Rangan Banerjee

Rangan Banerjee

Head of the Department (Energy Science)
IIT Bombay

Sanjiv Malhotra

Sanjiv Malhotra

Director, Energy Investor Center
The United States Department of Energy (DOE)

Thomas Schlegl

Thomas Schlegl

Head of Department Energy System Analysis
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems

Tomas Kåberger

Tomas Kåberger

Executive Board Chairman
Renewable Energy Institute