Venue: Sheraton Grand on 23-24 February, 2017
Time: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
The two days Conference on Renewable Energy began on a high note on 23rd February at Sheraton Grand. After the grand opening of the Exhibition by the Guest of honour, Consul General of Israel in Mumbai, Mr. David Akov and other guest the program formally began. The Focus areas of the exposition were renewable energy prospects, innovative business models for delivery, funding and sharing of ground level experiences recognizing the potential of clean energy technologies and their applicability and to prepare the energy sector for the latest technologies, future needs and challenges.
The lead Sponsors are Shirke Energy, Kalpa Power, Relyon Solar Pvt. Ltd, NABARD, Bank of Maharashtra, Enerparc and SIDBI. The Knowledge partners are Sunshot Technologies, MEDA, MNRE. The exhibitors were SBI, Aara Energy, Kirloskar Brothers, Enrich Energy Pvt. Ltd. The program is Supported by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) & Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA).
Dr. Anant Sardeshmukh, Director General, MCCIA in his welcome speech said that MCCIA has been pushing Renewable Energy especially for MSMEs and SME members so that cost effective solutions can be found and they can compete in a Global environment.
Mr. Pradeep Bhargava, Director Cummins, during his presentation said that renewable energy offers a very credible opportunity for impactful CSR, good for the society and environment; as has been vividly demonstrated by Persistent systems and Cummins. More corporates need to explore.
The Chief Guest, Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble minister of Railways Government of India joined through a video call. He said that Railways are open to the use of green Energy. He briefly mentioned all green initiatives of the railways such as water audits, conversion of plastic bottles to save the environment through recycling efforts, buying electricity in the open market and many more initiatives. He appreciated the work that MCCIA has been doing and looks forward to many more such interactions.
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