Thursday 18 May 2017

Conference Sessions Day 2

Hear from industry experts discuss the latest challenges and developments for the Indian renewable energy market



Thursday 18 May 2017

Session 3
09:30 - 11:00

How to Successfully Finance Renewable Energy Projects -Real-Life Examples

Session Chair: Mr. Satish Kumar Bhargava, Director- Finance, IREDA, India

Title TBC
Mr. Daanish Varma, Director- Sustainable Investment Banking, Yes Bank, India

IFC experience in renewable energy in Central Asia: projects, challenges and opportunities
Mr. Anton Chernyshev, Project manager for Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus, Europe and Central Asia Energy ProgramIFC- SSH

Title TBC
Mr. Devin Narang, Managing Director, Sindicatum, India

Title TBC
Mr. Andrew Hines, Co-founder, Clean Max Solar, India* 

Focus on Microgrids

Session Chair: Mr Rakesh Bohra, Sr. Associate Manager, Green Initiatives, Infosys

Cellular Grid-Design: Micro-Grids taking over Service Functions within the Central Grid
Dr. Karl Kolmsee, CEO, Smart Hydro, Germany

Decision Support and Forecasting Tool for Microgrid Management
Dr. Ganesh Sauba, Principal Consultant- Power & Electrification, DNV-GL, The Netherlands

Design of battery storage system for Microgrid
Speaker TBC, B&V, India

Paving the Way for an Energy-Independent India - A Stone Edge Farm Microgrid Vision
Mr. Craig Wooster, Owner, Wooster Energy, USA

11:00 - 11:30 Delegate Coffee Break  
Session 4
11:30 - 13:00 


New Business Models for Renewable Companies

Session Chair: Mr. Anchit Gupta, CEO, Focal Energy, India

Title TBC
Mr Thomas Mathew, Sr. Vice President- Business Development, Amplus Solar, India*

Title TBC
Mytrah Energy India Pvt. Ltd., India*



Latest Advances in Solar PV


Impact of Solar Power Plant Connection to Weak Electricity Grids
Mr. Rahul Shelke, CTO, CleanMax Solar, India

PV System Audit to Maximize the Plant Performance
Mr. Sri Ranga Sathyanarayan, Sri Ganga Consultants, India

Technology Advantage of Thin Film CdTe Modules
Mr. Amit Mittal, Director Technical- Sales, First Solar, India

Title TBC
Mr Rakesh Bohra, Sr. Associate Manager- Green Initiatives, Infosys*


13:00 - 14:00  Delegate Lunch 
Session 5  
14:00 - 15:30


Joint Plenary Panel Discussion: Exploring How India's Grid System Needs to Evolve

Session Chair: Mr. R.P. Sasmal, Director (Operation), Power Grid, India*

Achieving Grid Stability With Renewable Power Development Along With Energy Storage Back Up Power In Post-2022 Scenario
Mr. Surendra P. Sharma, Dy. General Manager (Contract & Material), NTPC,

Mr. Prateek  Agarwal - CEO, Sterlite Power, India*



Bioenergy & Waste to Energy

Application of Root Level Research and Development to Fight the Challenges in the Logistics of Biomass Supply Chain Management
Mr. Monish Ahuja, Managing Director, Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Private Ltd, India

Plasma Gasification Solution Syngas for Power Generation
Mr. Richard Fish, President, Alter NRG, USA

Powering Urban Transportation with Bio-Waste
Mr. Kamal Raj, Sr. Associate Manager- Green Initiatives- Infosys


15:30 - 16:00 Delegate Coffee Break 
Session 6:
16:00 - 17:30



Strategic Issues in Solar Development

Session Chair: Mr Rakesh Bohra, Sr. Associate Manager, Green Initiatives, Infosys

Solar Sharing- a Power-Agro Hybrid: Alleviating Poverty in India
Mr. Abhinav Jindal, Sr. Manager- EEMG, NTPC, India

Lessons Learnt and How Things Can Go Bad Due to Flaws in Designing
Mr. Bihag Mehta, Director, OST Energy, India

Solar Energy Monitoring & Firecasting for India
Dr. Jaya Sngh, Director, BKC WeatherSys, India


A review on the growth and challenges of solar energy utilization in India
Dr. R. Senthil Murugan, BHEL Mr. Murrey Vance, President, Plasma Energy Group, USA