According to reports, the International renewable energy business conclave ” Energy Revolution Bihar” commencing here on Tuesday is expected to focus on decentralized renewable energy (DRE) as a tool to remove energy deficit in the state. The meet would bring global perspectives on driving investment and policy frameworks for development of renewable energy in the country.
The event will focus on ways and means by which Bihar can become a role model for India and the world if the investment climate is optimized, create opportunity for renewable energy industry to network and develop viable energy models.
“Our aim is to further strengthen the political commitment of the Bihar government to work towards DRE and to bring energy experts, policymakers and financial investors on the same platform and get unanimity of approach for working together cohesively,” said Ramapati Kumar, one of the organizers of the conclave. Greenpeace India is the organizer of the event.
Bihar energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav and animal husbandry minister Giriraj Singh are expected to attend the inaugural session.
The business conclave will see participation of experts like MNRE director Pravin Dhameeja, Energy Head India ( World Bank) Ashish Khanna, Moser Baer CEO Rajvardhan Ghai, Alstom Power India (country head) Sunand Sharma, Greenpeace India executive director Samit Aich, Sun Source Energy CEO Adarch Das, and head Renewable Energy Campaign (Greenpeace India) Ramapati Kumar.
The Smart Energy Access Report on Bihar will be launched and showcased as potential roadmap to boost investment in the renewable energy sector to remove energy deficit. The report will show how micro-grid system based on renewable energy sources can provide sustainable energy services to all as it is available in the developed world. The reason for Bihar to look for option of renewable energy is its availability natural resources like solar, hydro and wind power.