7th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo concludes



The 7th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo 2016 took place from August 21 to 23, 2016 and the focus was on Renewable Energy: What Works. The event provided a platform to share ideas with global renewable energy industry leaders, experts, financers and helped in networking with leading companies.

The 7th edition of WRETC & Expo 2016 presented vital information about the latest concepts, trends and technological developments with special focus on fostering co-operation for generating green business. The exhibition also showcased latest green technologies, equipment, products, and services.

The inaugural session began with the Welcome Address by Dr Satish B Agnihotri, Former Secretary MNRE, Government of India and Chairman Steering Committee, 7th WRETC & Expo 2016. While, the Theme Address was given by Anil Razdan, Former Secretary Power, Government of India and Chairman, Energy and Environment Foundation.

The session was presided by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy & Mines, Government of India, with Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, delivering the inaugural address.

The conference began with three Plenary sessions on day one, which dealt with the topics of renewable energy, innovative financing and renewable regulatory issues. While day two and three saw interactive keynote sessions, CEOs forum, panel discussions and poster sessions. More than 105 high profiled global speakers and industry leaders spoke in the sessions and provided the focal points for translating knowledge into action.

The event also saw exhibitors displaying their cutting-edge technology, innovations, products and services, with more than 300 delegates from across the globe gathering for the Conference and Expo.