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PROGRAMME
 
DAY 1  
  FRIDAY     21 August 2015  
08h45 - 09h45 Registrations and Welcome Coffee / Tea  
10h00 - 11h00 INAUGURAL SESSION    
(Main Auditorium)
 
 

Welcome Address by

Dr. Satish B. Agnihotri

Former Secretary MNRE, Government of India
Chairman Steering Committee, 6th WRETC & Expo-2015
Dr Satish B Agnihotri

Address by

Dr. Mitrasen Bhikajee

Senior Programme Specialist, Natural Sciences
UNESCO New Delhi
Dr Balvir S Tomar

Dr. Balvir S. Tomar

Founder Chancellor & Chairman
NIMS University
Dr Balvir S Tomar

Industry Address by

Mr. Kerry Adler

President and CEO
SkyPower, Canada
Mr Kerry Adler

Special Address by

Dr. J.C. Sharma

Economic Advisor
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India
Dr Upendra Tripathy

Address by the Guest-of-Honour

H.E. Mr. Nadir Patel

High Commissioner for Canada to India
Mr Nadir Patel
Introduction of Hon'ble Minister by Mr. Kerry Adler, President and CEO, SkyPower, Canada
Release of Background Paper prepared by EMPI Institute  

Award Distribution by the Chief Guest

Energy And Environment Foundation "Global Excellence Awards 2015"
in Renewable Energy Sector

Inaugural Address by the Chief Guest

Mr. Gireesh B. Pradhan

Chairperson
Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
Mr Gireesh B Pradhan

Vote of Thanks by

Dr Anil K Garg

President
World Renewable Energy Technology Congress
Dr Anil Garg
 
11h00 - 11h30 NETWORKING TEA / COFFEE  
11h30 - 13h00 PLENARY SESSION - I
Renewable Energy 2030 and Beyond
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairperson
Dr Upendra Tripathy

Dr. Satish B. Agnihotri

Former Secretary MNRE, Government of India
Chairman Steering Committee, 6th WRETC & Expo-2015
Key Speakers

Mr. Markus Steigenberger

Deputy Executive Director/Head of European Energy Cooperation
Agora Energiewende, Germany
Mr Markus Steigenberger

Mr. Ashish Khanna

Chief Executive Officer
Tata Power Solar
Mr Ashish Khanna  

Mr. Sumant Sinha

Chairman & CEO
ReNew Power
Mr Sumant Sinha  

Mr. Sunil Jain

CEO & ED
Hero Future Energies Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Sunil Jain  

Mr. Vineet Mittal

Vice Chairman
Welspun Renewables Energy Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Vineet Mittal  

Mr. Pashupathy Gopalan

President, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa
SunEdison
Mr Pashupathy Gopalan  

Mr. Kerry Adler

President and CEO
SkyPower, Canada
Mr Kerry Adler  
 
13h00 - 14h00 POWER CONNECT LUNCH  
14h00 - 15h30 PLENARY SESSION - II
Financing RE Projects: A Way Forward
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairpersons
Mr K S Popli

Dr. V. K. Garg

Former Chairman
JERC for Goa and Union Territories
Key Speakers

Mr. Bhaswar (Joy) Chatterjee

Managing Director
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., USA
Mr Bhaswar Chatterjee

Mr. Daanish Varma

Associate Director, Investment Banking
YES BANK Ltd.
Mr Vikas Dawra  

Mr. Sanjeev Gupta

Managing Director
NEXGEN Financial Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Sanjeev Gupta

Mr. Sushil Verma

Managing Director & Head of Asia Pacific
GE Energy Financial Services, USA
Mr Sushil Verma

Mr. Praveen P. Kadle

Managing Director & CEO
Tata Capital Ltd.
Mr Praveen P Kadle  
 
15h30 - 16h00 NETWORKING TEA / COFFEE  
16h00 - 17h30 PLENARY SESSION – III
Renewable Regulatory Issues – Road Map
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairperson
Mr Gireesh B Pradhan

Mr. U. N. Panjiar

Chairman
Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission
Key Speakers

Mr. S. K. Chaturvedi

Chairman
JERC for state Goa & Union Territories
Mr S K Chaturvedi  

Mr. A. K. Jain

Managing Director
Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Ltd.
Mr A K Jain  
 
18h30 – 20h00 Annual Meeting of International Advisory Council on Renewable Energy  
     
     
DAY 2  
  SATURDAY    22 August 2015  
09h30 - 11h00 SESSION - IV
"Smart Cities - Mission to Reality"
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairpersons
Dr Upendra Tripathy

Dr. Satish B. Agnihotri

Former Secretary MNRE, Government of India
Chairman Steering Committee, 6th WRETC & Expo-2015
Key Speakers

Dr. Rahul Tongia

Tech. Advisor, Smart Grid Task Force
Government of India
Rahul Tongia  

Dr. Chandan Chowdhury

Managing Director
Dassault Systèmes
Dr Chandan Chowdhury  

Ms. Sheetal Rakheja

Managing Partner
AEON Design & Development
Ms Sheetal Rakheja

Mr. Rajiv Khanna

Principal Architect and Director
RKAPL, Studio KIA
Mr Rajiv Khanna

Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi

Hon'ble Member of Parliament
Government of India
Mr Rajiv Khanna  
Release of Coffee Table Book on "Green Earth Beyond 2050"  

Dr. Anil K. Garg

President
World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo
Dr Balvir S Tomar  
 
11h00 - 11h30 NETWORKING TEA / COFFEE  
11h30 - 13h00 SESSION - V
"Developing Solar Industry - Key Challenges to Make-in-India"
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairpersons
Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary

Dr. Gustav R. Grob

Founder-President of ISEO
Geneva, Switzerland
Dr Bharat Bhargava

Dr. Bharat Bhargava

Director General
ONGC Energy Centre
Key Speakers:

Mr. Kishor Nair

Chief Operating Officer
Welspun Renewables
Mr Kishor Nair  

Mr. Anand Kumar

Vice President
Waaree Energies Ltd.
Mr Anand Kumar  

Mr. Kannan Tinnium

Technology Leader - Electrical Technologies & Systems
GE Global Research, John F. Welch Technology Centre, Bangalore
Mr Kannan Tinnium

Mr. Kunal Pragati

Head Business
Vikram Solar
Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary  
 
11h30 - 13h00 Thought Leadership SummitSpecial Interactive Group Meeting (by Invitation)
"Skill Development & Capacity Building in Renewables Energy"
(Hall–I, First Floor)
 
 
Chair & moderator:
Mr Anil Razdan

Dr. Praveen Saxena

Former Advisor MNRE, Government of India
CEO, Skill Council for Green Jobs
Panelists:

Dr. Balvir S. Tomar

Founder Chancellor & Chairman
NIMS University
Dr Balvir S Tomar

Mr. Kuldeep Chandra

Former ED (R&D)
ONGC
Prof Ashok Kumar    

Mr. Pranav R. Mehta

Chairman
National Solar Energy Federation of India
Prof Ashok Kumar    

Dr. T. Harinarayana

Director
GERMI, Gujarat
Dr T Harinarayana

Dr. Usha Bajpai

Coordinator, M Sc (Renewable Energy) Programme
University of Lucknow
Dr Usha Bajpai    

Ms. Deepali Khanna

Senior Associate Director
The Rockefeller Foundation, Bankgok
Ms Deepali Khanna    

Prof. Ms. Natalie West Kharkongor

Professor
IIM Shillong, Guwahati
Ms Deepali Khanna    

Prof. (Dr.) Yogender Kumar Yadav

Director General
Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Bio-Energy (SSS-NIBE)
Ms Deepali Khanna    

Dr. N. P. Singh

Former Advisor & Senior Consultant, MNRE
Government of India
Ms Deepali Khanna    
 
13h00 - 14h00 POWER CONNECT LUNCH  
14h00 - 15h30 SESSION - VII
"Wind, Energy Storage and Microgrids"
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairperson:
Dr N P Singh

Dr. N. P. Singh

Former Advisor & Senior Consultant, MNRE
Government of India
Key Speakers:

Mr. Prashanth Gururaja

Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty of Science and Technology
Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Mr. Rajarshi Sen

Director & CEO
Luminous Renewable Energy Solutions (P) Ltd.
Mr Rajarshi Sen

Mr. Vinay Bajaj

Chief Manager-Marketing for Active Power Systems & Energy Storage Solutions
Siemens Ltd.
Mr Vinay Bajaj

Col. CPS Pasricha

Corps of Engineers
VSM, Indian Army
CPS Pasricha

Dr. Vincenzo Antonucci

Research Manager, National Research Council of Italy
Institute of Advanced Energy Technologies, Italy
Dr Vincenzo Antonucci
 
15h30 - 16h00 NETWORKING TEA / COFFEE  
16h00 - 17h30 SESSION - VIII
"Bio-Energy - Biomass - Biofuels"
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairpersons
Mr A K Dhussa

Mr. A. K. Dhussa

Former Advisor, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Government of India
Key Speakers:

Mr. Ramesh Chivukula

Director (Technical)
AREVA Renewable Energies
Mr Ramesh Chivukula

Mr. Parikshit Dhingra

Head - Public Affairs & Communications
Novozymes South Asia
Mr K Krishan

Prof. Arvind M. Lali

Professor Head, Center of Energy Biosciences
Institute of Chemical Technology
Prof Arvind M Lali

Mr. P.S. Nageshwar Rao

Vice President
Organic Recycling Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Suhas Bhand

Prof. (Dr.) Yogender Kumar Yadav

Director General
Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Bio-Energy (SSS-NIBE)
Dr Yogender Kumar Yadav
 
16h00 - 17h30 SESSION - IX
"Energy Efficiency & Conservation"
(Hall-I, First Floor)
 
 
Chairperson:
Mr Saurabh Kumar

Mr. Stéphane POUFFARY

CEO & Founder Honorary President
NGO ENERGIES 2050, France
Key Speakers:

Mr. Krister Thulin

Director-Pre Sales & Marketing
Scania CV India
Mr Stéphane POUFFARY

Mr. Virender Kumar Gupta

Chief Manager (Renewables)
International Copper Association India
Mr Virender Kumar Gupta

Prof. B. K. Choudhury

MNRE Empanelled NLESTPs, Department of Energy Management
IISWBM, Kolkata
Prof B K Choudhury

Prof. Dr. S. G. Venkatasubramanian

Prof. (Environmental Law And Management)
Centre For Environmental Studies
Anna University, Chennai
 
 
19h00 - onwards Cultural Programme & Gala Dinner
at "Air Force Auditorium & Lawn", Subroto Park, New Delhi
 
     
     
     
DAY 3  
  SUNDAY    23 August 2015  
09h30 - 11h00 PANEL DISCUSSION SESSION - I
Solar Rooftop Policy and Emerging Opportunities
(Achieving 40GW of Rooftop Solar by 2022)
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chair & Moderator:
Dr Satish B Agnihotri

Dr. Satish B. Agnihotri

Former Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Government of India
Panelists:

Dr. Winfried Damm

Director Indo-German Energy Programme
GIZ
Dr Winfried Damm

Mr. Rakesh Kacker

Director
India Habitat Centre
Mr Rakesh Kacker  

Mr. Deepak Khetarpal

Principal Consultant
PwC
Mr Deepak Khetarpal  

Mr. Ashish Agarwal

Head Solar Business
Hero Future Energies
Mr Ashish Agarwal  
 
11h00 - 11h30 NETWORKING TEA / COFFEE  
11h30 - 13h00 PANEL DISCUSSION SESSION - II
"Renewable Energy: The Road Ahead"
(Main Auditorium)
 
 
Chairperson:
Mr Anil Razdan

Dr. V. K. Garg

Former Chairman
JERC for Goa and Union Territories
Key Resource Persons:

Dr. Gustav R. Grob

Founder-President of ISEO, Geneva, Switzerland
Dr Gustav R Grob

Mr. Pranav R. Mehta

Chairman
National Solar Energy Federation of India
Mr Pranav R Mehta  

Dr. Dolf Gielen

Director, Innovation and Technology Centre
IRENA, Germany
Dr Dolf Gielen

Dr. Manoranjan Sharma

Chief Economist and General Manager
Canara Bank, Delhi
Dr Manoranjan Sharma  

Mr. Ajay Durrani

Managing Director
Bayer MaterialScience Pvt. Ltd.
Dr Dolf Gielen

Mr. Markus Steigenberger

Deputy Executive Director/Head of European Energy Cooperation
Agora Energiewende, Germany
Mr Markus Steigenberger  

Mr. Vinayak Marathe

Sr. Vice President
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Mr Vinayak Marathe

Dr. Ramesh Jalan

Resource Person & Moderator, Climate Change Community
UNDP
Dr Ramesh Jalan
 
13h00 - 14h00 POWER CONNECT LUNCH  
14h00 - 15h00

Award Distribution by the Chief Guest

Energy And Environment Foundation "Global Excellence Awards 2015"
in Renewable Energy Sector


 
VALEDICTORY SESSION
(Main Auditorium)
 
 

Welcome Address by

Dr. Satish B Agnihotri

Former Secretary MNRE, Government of India
Chairman Steering Committee, 6th WRETC & Expo-2015
Dr Satish B Agnihotri

Address on Sustainability by

Mr. Pradeep Chaturvedi

Vice President
World Environment Foundation
Mr Pradeep Chaturvedi

Address by

Mr. Markus Steigenberger

Deputy Executive Director/Head of European Energy Cooperation
Agora Energiewende, Germany
Mr Markus Steigenberger

Dr. Balvir S. Tomar

Founder Chancellor & Chairman
NIMS University
Dr Balvir S Tomar

Dr. Dolf Gielen

Director, Innovation and Technology Centre
IRENA, Germany
Dr Dolf Gielen

Dr. Gustav R. Grob

Founder-President of ISEO
Geneva, Switzerland
Mr Kerry Adler

Mr. Stéphane POUFFARY

CEO & Founder Honorary President
NGO ENERGIES 2050, France
Dr A N Saksena

Mr. K. S. Popli

CMD
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd.
Mr K S Popli

Valedictory Address by the Chief Guest

Ms. Gauri Kumar

Secretary (C&PG), Cabinet Secretariat
Govt. of India

Vote of Thanks

Dr. Anil K. Garg

President
World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo
Dr Anil K Garg
15h00 onwards CLOSING TEA / COFFEE  
     
     
     
     
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