The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) and Intersolar India are delighted to invite you to the Off-grid Power Workshop in Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai on 7 December 2017. The aim of the event is to discuss market and policy conditions, business opportunities, cross-sector cooperation, standards as well as to showcase financial and technical instruments supporting rural electrification projects in India and South Asia.

Agenda

10.15 - 10.30

Welcome and introduction

  • Representative, Solar Promotion International
  • Katarina Hasbani, ARE Asia Chair/Board Member

10.30 - 11.20 

Business enabling policy frameworks for off-grid rural electrification in India

  • William Brent, Power for All (moderator)
  • Nishtha Satyam UN Women
  • Manik Jolly, G.R.I.D.
  • Debajit Palit, TERI

11.40 - 12.30 

Generating demand to scale up markets for off-grid rural electrification

  • Praviin Kumar, IFC
  • Evan Mertens, Rural Spark
  • Sameer Nair, Graam Oorja
  • Munawar Misbah Moin, Rahimafrooz

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch Break

13.30 - 14.20 

Creating cross-sector partnerships to accelerate productive use of renewable energy (PURE) projects

  • Rahul Pruthi, CGPL, Tata Power
  • Sudeep Tuladhar, Gham Power
  • Symon Miedema, Solaris Off-grid
  • Ashok Chaudhuri, Ankur Scientific

14.20 - 15.10

Developing standards for off-grid PV mini-grids and stand-alone appliances 

  • Michal Müller, IEA PVPS T9 (moderator)
  • Rajeev Sharma, IEC 
  • Andy Schroeter, Sunlabob Renewable Energy
  • Harsh Tracker, CES-India - MICRO
  • Johanna Diecker, GOGLA

15.10 - 15.30

Coffee Break

15.30 - 16.20

Creating processes to scale up access to finance for off-grid RE projects

  • Rohan Singh, Finergreen
  • Sagar Gubbi, Ecoforge
  • Chris Prengels, Tiger Power
  • Sanjoy Barua, Simpa Networks
  • Swathi Murali, SELCO Foundation

16.20 - 16.30

Closing remarks

  • Katarina Hasbani, ARE Asia Chair/Board Member

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Date events
07 December 2017
Where
Bombay Exhibition Centre - Mumbai, India

Contact

Jens Jaeger

Policy & Business Development Officer

+32 2 709 55 42