RENEWABLE ENERGY INDIA EXPO
INDIA EXPO CENTER, GREATER NOIDA
20 - 22 SEPTEMBER, 2017
UBM India launched the 11th edition of the Renewable Energy India (REI) Expo, the three day (20th to 22nd September 2017) show at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. Seventeen Students from second year Mechanical Engineering, along with faculty member Mr. Gaurav Siwal from Dronacharya Group of Institutions, visited the expo on the third day.
The expo was inaugurated by key dignitaries , Shri Anand Kumar, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India, Shri Upendra Tripathy, IAS, Interim Director General, International Solar Alliance ( ISA ), Mr. Justin Wu, Head of APAC, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Hong Kong and Ms. Henriette Faergemann, Counsellor - Environment, Energy, Climate Change, Delegation of the European Union to India.
Bringing together manufacturers, EPC and service providers, the expo had over 750 participating exhibitors. Students visited various stalls set up by Adani Solar, Tata Power Solar, Azure Power, Sky Power, Canadian Solar, Huawei, Trina Solar, Jinko Solar, Siemens Gamesa, Vikram Solar, Waaree Energies, Mitsubishi, Delta Electronics, Panasonic, SMA, ABB, Kyocera, Sterling & Wilson and were exposed to industries which manufacture of solar panels. The experts from these companies discussed best practices used in power sector with students and also sought solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the power and energy sector.
The expo saw participation from countries that are high on the Renewable Energy Attractiveness Index such as India, Japan, Germany, France, Poland, USA, Korea, China and Taiwan amongst others. Students also visited the stall of E-Pack Polymers. The company executive Mr. Kishan told students that E-pack provides turnkey solar energy solutions from concept to commissioning for solar PV and also operation and maintenance services throughout the lifetime of the project. E-pack also deals in Solar Control rooms customized specially for solar parks from Kw to Mw capacity.
It was a rare opportunity for students to have a glance to best in class practices for solving power problems in India. Students got a chance to experience solutions offered by world known companies to meet the challenges in power sector.