ELECRAMA-2014, the 11th edition was held at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), from 8th to 12th January 2014. The event was spread over six halls, having a gross area in excess of 70,000 Sqm, ELECRAMA-2014 hosted 805 exhibitors from India and 165 from 25 countries ELECRAMA-2014 showcased products and technology through the entire voltage spectrum, from 220 V to 1200 kV.
ELECRAMA-2014 received an overwhelming response and attracted over 110,000 footfalls over 5 days of visitors from the global electrical industry fraternity, including key decision and policy makers, regulators, officials of power utilities, representatives of funding agencies, technical specialists and consultants, electrical equipment buyers, engineering project contractors and members of the academic community from India and abroad. Key dignitaries included Ambassadors and included Mr. Gregoire Poux- Guillaume, President, Alstom Grid; Mr. Jean Pascal Tricoire, Chairman & CEO, Schneider Electric SA; Mr. Tony M. Gatt, President, Energy Division; and Mr. R N Nayak, CMD of Powergrid Corporation of India.
ELECRAMA-2014 was supported by the Ministry of Power, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises and Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. The Government of Karnataka played the Host State and extend unstinted support. Further BESCOM was the Distribution Utility Partner and KPTCL was the Transmission Utility Partner. KREDL the state renewable energy department also supported the Event.
KEY CONCURRENT EVENTS
CEO Summit on the theme ‘The Power Situation in Karnataka and the State’s Plan to Support Industry with Power’. Panelists for the event were Shri. D K Shiva Kumar, Energy Minister of Karnataka; and Shri. Kaushik Mukherjee, Chief Secretary of Karnataka. Mr. Gregoire Poux- Guillaume, President, Alstom Grid, conducted by Ms. Mini Menon of Bloomberg.