It is estimated that renewable energy potential of India is about 896 GW. The Government of India announced the ambitious target of achieving 175 GW of electricity generation through renewables by 2022. Also, in the Paris Climate Negotiations, India has committed to achieve about 40 per cent cumulative electric power installed capacity from non-fossil fuel based energy resources by 2030.
In this background, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing 4th edition of the Renewable Energy Summit with the theme of Powering North: The Clean and Green Way on Friday, 21 April, 2017 at New Delhi.
The focus of the conference:
- Renewable potential & opportunities in the country with special focus on the northern states
- Policy support & interventions
- Strategies to scale up renewable energy: rooftop solar deployment, off-grid energy solutions, investment potential, smart grid implementation
- Development of adequate transmission infrastructure for efficient evacuation and health of Discoms impacting PPA with RE projects
- Innovative financing models and instruments to fund the projects
- Success Strategies for Financing Renewable Energy; up-scaling ranging from “Rooftop” to “Ultra Mega” renewable energy Projects by access to working capital at lower rates
- Current status of equity financing and key challenges in raising equity for RE projects at reasonable cost
- How to achieve healthy tariff bids
- Key policy interventions and support mechanisms required to incentivise domestic manufacturing
- Making competitive the solar equipment manufacturing in the country