TRENDS THAT SHAPE INDIA’S ENERGY FUTURE – SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AND EXHIBITIONS AT INTERSOLAR INDIA

According to Mercom Capital Group about 10 GW of solar will be installed in calendar year 2017 in India and roughly 8 GW more will be installed in 2018. The solar project pipeline in India is now approximately 13 GW. Currently, about 6 GW of tendered projects are awaiting auction.

With continued large scale integration of solar power into the grid, the manageable threshold is fast approaching and the time for introducing grid scale energy storage system has arrived. Battery energy storage systems turns out to be the most preferred among the storage systems.

India’s ambitious strategy to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles requires a concerted and coordinated effort that brings together the best of the private and public sectors in transport, infrastructure and energy. Electric mobility solutions and energy storage systems have additionally the potential to actively shape India’s future energy system.

Intersolar India’s special exhibitions and Pavilions

In this context Intersolar India 2017 will be hosting and highlighting three special exhibitions: ees India as the major platform for storage technologies reshaping India’s energy sector and enhancing grid reliability, Power2Drive India that showcases electric mobility solutions and technologies and EnergyDecentral India, the international exhibition for innovative energy supply.

This year Intersolar India has also been certified by the U.S. Commercial Service for the second time and will present an U.S. Pavilion. Germany will have a big footprint on the show floor as well. The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) will again organize the official German Pavilion with 10 exhibitors from Germany in Mumbai. In total, exhibitors from more than 12 countries will join Intersolar India 2017.

Intersolar India’s special activities

Intersolar India will be powered by the tremendous energy generated by special activities. Two unique forums will be part of the event. One is the Buyer Seller Forum, which is designed to generate new business opportunities by allowing exhibitors to mingle with just the right B2B professionals. The other is the Round table on financing solar projects in India for U.S. companies, which was designed to discuss how U.S. government agencies and commercial banks assist U.S. companies financing solar projects in India.

Best in-class Conference

More than 100 internationally renowned speakers will share their insights from the global solar and energy storage industries, where these leaders are advancing technologies and finding ways to continue industry success at the Intersolar India Conference. Whether it is the latest market insides, brand new technology up-dates, financing options and operating models or customized networking opportunities, conference attendees will find everything they need at one spot. Special forums and technical workshops

will complete an extensive program.

About Intersolar

With events spanning four continents, Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar industry and its partners. It unites people and companies from around the world with the aim of increasing the share of solar power in our energy supply.

Intersolar India is the country’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry. It takes place annually at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai.

The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energy storage systems and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most important industry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners in the global solar industry.

In 2016, 235 international exhibitors and around 12,000 visitors attended Intersolar India. Over 100 distinguished speakers and more than 800 attendees discussed current industry topics and shed light on the conditions surrounding technological, market and political developments at the accompanying conference.

With more than 25 years of experience, Intersolar has the unique ability to bring together members of the solar industry from across the world’s most influential markets. Intersolar exhibitions and conferences are held in Munich, San Francisco, Mumbai, São Paulo, and Dubai. These global events are complemented by the Intersolar Summits, which take place in emerging and growing markets worldwide.

For more information on Intersolar India, please visit: www.intersolar.in

Organizers: The event’s local organizer is MMI India Pvt. Ltd. and its international contacts are Solar Promotion International GmbH, Pforzheim and Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH (FMMI).

Contact

In India: Mr. Brijesh Nair, MMI India Pvt. Ltd.,

Tel.: +91 22 4255 4707, brijesh.nair@mmi-india.in

Outside India: Dr. Florian Wessendorf, Solar Promotion International GmbH,

Tel.: +49 7231 58598-0, wessendorf@solarpromotion.com