INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONFERENCE: A MEGASTEP TOWARDS ACFTEIVEMENT OF THE GOAL OF ENERGY FOR ALL
NEW DELHI, l5tr’APRIL 2016: Shri Raj Singh Niranjan Energy Law expert and convener of TLA International Energy Conference 2016 welcomed the largest gathering of CMD/Heads of the energy companies and stated the objective of the conference as Energy for all. The conference was inaugurated by Hon’ble Justice Surendra Kumar, Judicial member, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity and Sh. satyendra Jain,
Honoble Minister of power, Government of rC’l’ ol Delhi and released the Knowledge book TITLED “Energy for all”.;The conference was the perfect platform for the release of the online course of Electricity Laws by Dr. Gopal Energy For,rndation. Tlre Hon’ble Power Minister, Government of NCT of Delhi desired that more energy gas is required so that Bawana Power Plant becomes fully operational and able to produce 1200 MV instead of 200 MV and thereby will make Delhi power self sufficience. He also explained need of competition in the energy sector.
Mr. Sukesh Kumar Jain, Secretary Power, Government of Delhi highlighted legal issues being faced by Government of Delhi in the Energy Sector specifically Power Purchase Agreement and related issues.
‘l’he Conference was designed to kick start the discussions on realizing the goal of “Energy for ali” in lndia. His Excellency Dr. Demetrios Theophylactou inspired the gathering with his thoughtful words. The theme of the Conference was “India’s Energy Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies & Solutions” and brought together the Business Leaders, Industry partners and Subject Experts to discuss on the issues. The conference deliberated on the following topics
1. MAKE IN INDIA: NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY
2, PRODLTCE TN INDIA: POWER
3. FIND IN INDIA: PETROLEUM & ENERGY GAS
Dr. Rajni Patel Advocate Supreme Court and Co-Convener of the conference welcomed disnitaries fiom. Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd(REC), Indian Renewable Energy D* c-lopment Asenc) Ltd. (IREDA) are the Chief Sponsors and Indian Captive power producers “.<<,’u-i3tion (ICPP.A). National Solar Energy Federation of India INSEFI) and Central Board of lrrisation & Pon’er (CBIP) are the institutional Partners. Government of NCT of Delhi was the Partner state of the conference and also organized a beautiful exhibition as well.
Hon’ble President of lndia, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Delhi and Goa along with other dignitaries have extended their support and best wishes for the conference. International resource persons including representatives of the Embassy of Mexico, Spain, and Bolivia among other embassies and PSUs such as NTPC, NHPC etc., Power Finance Corporation Ltd joined the conference and shared their views. The conference was made possible because of generous financial support fiom a number of organizations, both public and private businesses. ‘l-lrc
conl’erencc is conceived and convened by Mr. Raj Singh Niranjan who is the counsel for Government of India – Supreme Court and also international energy law expert. He emphasized that goal of energy for all will reduce poverty and will help to generate jobsi International Energy Conference is scheduled to be held every year on 15tn April at New Delhi. Mr. Sandip Bhosale, Deputy Partner, Trans India Law Associates delivered vote of thanks.
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