2nd International T&D Conclave
16th February 2016, Convention Centre, BIEC, Bangalore
The Power sector in India is growing rapidly, with the intent of the Government to make India the fastest growing economy in the World.
The Government thrust is on renewable energy segment, and ambitious plans are afoot to grow renewable energy generation to 175 GW.
However, at the same time, India is facing a situation where accumulated discom losses have mounted to 3,50,000 crores.
With the launch of UDAY scheme, the Government is looking to proactively reducing discom losses without unduly increasing the tariffs.
the theme of the Conclave is
T&D : Technology & Demand
Focal areas of discussions
Panel 1 - Challenges faced in integrating renewable energy with the main grid and Panel 2 - How to reduce distribution losses
Objective : Post the Conclave, IEEMA should submit a white paper to the Government of India, outlining a viable plan of action for the Government and the Industry.
Keynote speech by
Prf. Dr. Ad Van Wijk
an Independent sustainable energy entrepreneur, advisor and Professor in
‘Future Energy Systems’ at the Delft University of Technology.
Guest of honor
Mr. Upendra Tripathy
Secretary, Ministory of New and Renewable Energy
Government of India
Dr. Gideaon Friedman
Head - Renewable Energies & Technologies,
Chief scientist office of Israel Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure
Mr. Pankaj Kumar Pandey
Mr. S. K. Negi
MD, Gujarat Energy Transmission Co. Ltd
Mr. N Venu
President-Head of Power Grids Division, South Asia, ABB Ltd
Dr. Rahul Tongia
Senior Researcher / Advisor / Professor - Infrastructure and Sustainable Development
Mr. Laurent Demortier
CEO & MD, Crompton Greaves
Mr. Devtosh Chaturvedi
MD, FEDCO (Feedback Energy Distributiob Co)
S. K. Gupta
Director- Technical, Rural Electrification Corporation
Case study presentation by
Mr. Anup Mondal
Sr. Executive VP - Reliance Infrastructure Ltd
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ad Van Wijk, an Independent sustainable energy entrepreneur, advisor and Professor in ‘Future Energy Systems’ at the Delft University of Technology.
Challenges faced in integrating renewable energy with the main grid.
Reduction of Distribution losses.
Panel Speakers: Eminent International and Indian experts from the respective domains.
An opportunity for the Industry to understand how they need to structure themselves to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
An opportunity for the Utilities and the professionals from power sector to know where the latest technologies are going worldwide.