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May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The 2013 POWER-GEN India &
Central Asia and co-located Renewable Energy World India and HydroVision India conference and exhibition was officially opened with an Inauguration Ceremony attended by over 280 officials and delegates from the power, renewable and hydro power sectors including ministerial, executive management and professionals across the region and around the globe.
The opening session highlighted critical bottlenecks facing the industry with policies and strategy solutions to diminish gaps in the market and move forward to attain a sustainable power future and increased generation capacity.
Keynote speakers also spoke about the importance of technology and innovation as being key ingredients to higher productivity and competitiveness along with improving markets in all sectors for efficiency and inclusion
. They included:
Dr. Uddesh Kohli, Advisor, POWER-GEN India & Central Asia 2013
Mr. Masafumi Wani, Representative Director & Executive Vice President, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
Mr. L.K. Jha, Director/Technical, NTPC Ltd, India
Dr. Kirit Parikh, Former Member (Energy), Planning Commission, India
Other keynote speakers included representatives from PennWell and Inter Ads Exhibitions, co-organizers of the event. They included Mr.
Glenn Ensor, Director of Events, PennWell Corporation, UK and Mr.
Rajan Sharma, Managing Director, Inter Ads Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.,
India, who echoed exciting times ahead as
India is set to play greater emphasis on the nation's environment to ensure growth, inclusion, and sustainability and secure the country's energy future
With support from the Construction Industry Development Council established by the Planning Commission Government of
India, the event is set to map out new visions to energise the power sector from regional and international standpoints from
6-8 May 2013 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon,
Mumbai, India under the theme - "Indian Power - Time to Deliver".
According to a RNCOS research report, 'Indian Power Sector Analysis', the Indian power sector will add nearly 45,000 megawatt (MW) to its total installed capacity by 2013-14, to existing production.