UBM India recently organized the 9th edition of the Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida (23rd to 25th September). REI is a global platform where India’s green economy community including overseas participants congregate to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework. The aim of the event is to further upscale and mainstream the applications of renewable energy resources, showcase innovations, product launches and enrich the deliberation through international exhibition and conference platform.
The grand inauguration
The inaugural ceremony of Renewable Energy India Expo 2015 by Mr. Michael Duck, Executive Vice President, UBM Asia; Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Acting Managing Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd and Rajneesh Khattar, Group Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd took place in the presence of Chief Guest Shri Upendra Tripathy, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India. Mr. Kameswara Rao, Energy, Utilities, and Mining Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited introduced the event’s theme followed by a special address made by Mr. Munehiko Tsuchiya, Executive Director, NEDO, Japan, Mr. Dillon Banerjee, Counsellor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, Dr. Martin Hanz, Deputy Chief of Mission, Head of Economic and Global Affairs, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in India, and Honourable Ms. Amy Adams, New Zealand Minister for Justice, Courts, Communications and Broadcasting.
The event has been supported by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy- Government of India (MNRE), Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP), National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE), Indo-German Energy Forum Support Office (IGEF), Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Developers Association (TNSEDA) and Solar Power Developers Association and Indian Biogas Association.
Su-kam at REI 2015 Expo
REI 2015 featured country pavilions from China, Japan, Italy, Taiwan, Canada, & USA, with New Zealand entering the Indian market with a delegation of business houses led by Honourable Ms. Amy Adams, New Zealand Minister for Justice, Courts, Communications and Broadcasting.
Su-kam Power Solutions Limited was among 550 exhibitors who participated in the REI 2015 trade expo. The show served as a showcase and launch pad for companies to introduce new products and technologies. Su-kam’s innovative range of products were widely appreciated too. The touchscreen inverter by Su-kam was the major highlight at the stall and it got an excellent media coverage.
Yogesh Mudras, Acting Managing Director, UBM India Pvt. Ltd, said “UBM India’s objective for the 2015 edition of REI Expo is to bridge the gap between Industries, Government & Investors. To support the Indian Government’s vision of achieving 1,75,000 MW by 2022, REI Expo would serve as an Industry catalyst in bringing the technology and the international fraternity including investors to India to enable potential projects and set up manufacturing units under the “Make in India” campaign. In a nutshell, REI 2015 will be world’s 2nd largest event in this sector with multiple country participation, best of technology, cost effective solutions, participation of Industry leaders, various country delegation, top global brands exhibiting and their product and solution offerings and a content rich conference.”
This year’s expo hosted a power packed conference themed “Harnessing Tomorrow’s Energy Today- A Unified Approach“. Eminent industry Speakers from across the world discussed on key issues and trends related to Renewable Energy and the status of Solar and Wind power in India over a series of parallel sessions. Some key topics of discussion from the first day included:
- Welcome to the New Era of Solar Energy in India
- Roadmap for achieving 60 GW of Wind Generation in India.
- Harvesting Power – Integrating waste into our culture
Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) was preceded by an awards night that celebrated excellence and recognized contribution of Indian companies in the Renewable Energy sector.
For Su-kam, it was a great opportunity to showcase its path-breaking products that are 100% eco-friendly and affordable.