Masayoshi Son, Other Global Icons and Innovators at 2nd Global RE-Invest India

Masayoshi Son, Other Global Icons and Innovators at 2nd Global RE-Invest India


· Global icons speak at REnnovate sessions; over 600 global industry leaders and 1,000+ delegates to attend

· 7 country sessions, 8 state sessions: showcase policy initiatives & achievements in renewable energy

· Ministerial Delegations from across the world, including ISA and IORA member countries, to participate

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A line-up of over 50 power-packed sessions awaits visitors to the First Assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA); the 2nd Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Renewable Energy Ministerial Meet and the 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet & Expo (RE-Invest-2018), from 2nd to 5th October 2018 in New Delhi.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event in the presence of Mr António Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations on 2nd October 2018 in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. These events are being hosted by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.

The Business and Technical Sessions of ISA Assembly, IORA Meet and RE-INVEST 2018 Expo will be held at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, UP from 3-5 October, 2018. The RE-Invest Meet and Expo showcases India’s renewable energy potential and the Government’s efforts to scale-up capacity to meet the national energy requirement in a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable manner.

Every day, RE-Invest will witness a new series of special 30-minute long sessions entitled RENNOVATE. Here, global icons and innovators will share powerful ideas to change attitudes and highlight the concept of conscientious enterprise and business that helps the society.

Some of the leaders speaking at RENNOVATE sessions include Mr. Masayoshi Son, Chief Executive Officer, SoftBank Group, Mr. Sonam Wangchuk, Founding Director, Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh, India, Mr. Ajay Singh, Co-Founder & Owner, SpiceJet, Mr. Sumant Sinha, Chairman and Managing, Director, ReNew Power Ventures, among others.

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Country sessions will be conducted by leaders in renewable energy, such as France, United States of America (USA), European Union (EU), Australia, United Kingdom (UK), Finland and Germany.

On October 3, France will conduct the first session on Renewables & Tech: Indo-French Partnership for the Planet. The session will focus on the role of technology in solving the collective challenge faced by counties. USA will organize a session on institutional investor round table on Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA’s) AIF Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) structure.

Further, the day will also witness Chief Ministerial Plenary session where Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri V. Narayanswamy, Chief Minister of Puducherry and Shri Devendra K. Joshi, Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands will discuss the crucial role being played by their states in helping India achieve its target of 175 GW of Renewable Energy by 2022.

On day 2, the EU, Australia, USA and UK will conduct country sessions. EU, in its session, will focus on trends in the rooftop solar market while Australia’s session will give details about the country as an innovation partner in renewable energy. The focus of UK’s session will be on India-UK collaboration – accelerating innovative financing & technology for renewable energy. US will also focus on US-India clean energy finance programme in another session at the event.

On day 3, Finland will share details about Finnish Renewable Energy investments and technology in India while Germany’s session will be on energy transition between Germany and India.

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Apart from the highlighted sessions, officials from the Governments of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Haryana will also showcase their policy initiatives at the RE-Invest-2018.

About 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Investors Meet & Expo: RE-Invest is a global platform to explore strategies for development and deployment of renewables. It showcases India’s clean energy market and the Government’s efforts to scale up capacity to meet the national energy demand in socially, economically and ecologically sustainable ways. The 2nd Global RE-Invest will build upon the success of RE-Invest 2015 and provide an international forum to established players as well as new segments of investors and entrepreneurs to engage, ideate and innovate.

About ISA:
Vision and mission of the International Solar Alliance is to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich countries where the global community, including bilateral and multilateral organizations, corporates, industry, and other stakeholders, can make a positive contribution to assist and help achieve the common goals of increasing the use of solar energy in meeting energy needs of prospective ISA member countries in a safe, convenient, affordable, equitable and sustainable manner.

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