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#REINVEST2018 Programme: Session Details


Friday 5 October, 2018 1000 - 1130 IST Plenary Hall 1 Session Coordinators

Plenary Session: Making Renewables in India

Mr Ruchin Gupta
Director, MNRE
E: ruchin.gupta@gov.in
T: +91 11 24362488
Ms Sukanya Bhadra
E: sukanya.bhadra@cii.in
T: +91 9873441485

India is racing towards affordable and secure energy. This includes last-mile electrification. This also means a nation moving towards a sustainable energy mix. India’s Renewable Energy goal has been set to 175 GW by 2022, and the expansion plan has been the largest in the world.

But what does this mean for the domestic manufacturing of renewable energy equipment and components? The Hon’ble Prime Minister showed India the vision of Make in India to boost indigenous manufacturing. The Government is actively involved in promoting domestic manufacturing through fiscal and financial incentives and policies like assured RE-offtake etc. Plans for the transition of automobile and transportation sector from fossil fuel to EV-based technology linked to RE-based charging infrastructure, are also underway.

In this context, the session would deliberate on the policy-level experience, regulatory needs, and other related issues to enable indigenous manufacturing of Renewable Components in India.

Discussion Points:

What has been the experience of the states in installing RE manufacturing?
What are some of the policy support that has helped grow RE manufacturing? And, what more would be needed?
What are some of the global experiences in RE component manufacturing?
What kind of technology advancement is envisioned in boosting RE domestic manufacturing?

Panel Format

Welcome Address
Panel Discussion
Audience Q&A
Concluding Remarks

Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar

Secretary
Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

Ashish Khanna

Ashish Khanna

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Tata Power Solar Systems Limited

Nishant Arya

Nishant Arya

Executive Director
JBM Group

Rahul Kapil

Rahul Kapil

Operations VP & Director- Manufacturing Operations,
LONGi Solar

Ramesh Kymal

Ramesh Kymal

Managing Director
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA

Ramesh Nair

Ramesh Nair

Chief Executive Officer
Adani Solar

Tulsi Tanti

Tulsi Tanti

Chairman & Managing Director
Suzlon Energy Ltd

Yaduvendra Mathur

Yaduvendra Mathur

Additional Secretary to Government of India
National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)