The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India is organising the second edition of the biennial Global Renewable Energy Investors Meet & Expo, RE-INVEST 2017, from 7 - 9 December 2017 at the India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, National Capital Region of Delhi. The event is expected to be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. France is the Partner Country for this edition.
The RE-INVEST series has been envisioned as a global event to deliberate upon strategies for development and deployment of renewables. RE-INVEST showcases India's renewable energy potential and the Government's efforts to develop and scale up capacity to meet the national energy requirement in a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable manner.
RE-INVEST 2017 will build upon the success of RE-INVEST 2015 and explore the advances made on the ground to achieve India's target of 175GW renewable energy capacity by 2022. It will continue the ongoing information campaign on renewable energy in India to established players, and reach out to new segments of investors and entrepreneurs such as start-ups and venture capitalists interested in clean energy.
This year’s event is expected to be attended by over 600 global investors, 10,000 domestic and international delegates, and Ministerial-level participation from over 100 countries. RE-INVEST 2017 will feature a series of conference sessions and special events on renewables, accompanied by an exhibition of project developers, investors and energy-related stakeholders showcasing their capabilities, technologies, and investment opportunities. RE-INVEST 2017 will include G2G, G2B and B2B interactions.
A highlight of RE-INVEST 2017 will be the Founding Ceremony of the ISA and Solar Summit, to be held on 8 & 9 December 2017. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, H.E. President of France, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations are likely to grace the Founding Ceremony, which will feature the formal ratification of the ISA and demonstrate India’s commitment to helping harness the world’s solar energy potential for inclusive energy access and responsible economic development. All prospective member countries of the ISA have been invited to these events
India is placed strategically on the global clean energy map, with rising demand and supply, an exponentially expanding and informed market, and proactive policy support, including 100% foreign investment in renewable energy development and deployment. RE-INVEST 2017 will provide a vibrant platform for the international energy industry, investors and financiers, project developers, manufacturers, multilateral agencies, R&D institutions, think tanks, civil society, and academicians to engage with and experience the incredible #NewIndiaNewEnergy.