The 10th edition of Renewable Energy India (REI) Expo, spread over 3 days was organized from 7th to 9th September 2016 at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida by UBM. The show brought together internationally renowned exhibitors, stakeholders, consultants, business experts and key government officials under one common platform, to discuss global best practices and seek solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in the power and energy sector.
Indian Biogas Association organized Biogas segment at REI, 2016. It had two sessions. First session, “Harnessing India’s Waste Potential: A showcase of Successful case studies in Bio Gas” was moderated by Mr. Gaurav Kedia (Chairman). Our guest speakers were Mr. Deepak Gadhia, (Director, MSA Renewtech Foundation, Trustee – Muni Seva Ashram, Advisor – Enersun Power Tech Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. Walter Howard (CEO, Alter NRG, Canada), Mr. Binod Daga (Director, WAAREY Solutions Pvt. Ltd.), Ms. Antje Kramer (Project Manager, Fachverband BIOGAS e.V. (German Biogas Association)). The Session emphasised on the policy initiatives, opportunities and challenges in achieving India’s 10 GW Bio – Energy target by 2022. Session had panel discussions followed by interactive sessions with the attendees.
Second session, “Harvesting Power: Integrating Waste in our Culture” was moderated by Dr. A. R. Shukla (President). Our guest speakers were Mr. Pranav Gadhia (Director, ARS Glass Tech Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. Christoph Kunzmann (Industry Group Manager, Waste Water & Biogas Europe, Middle East, Africa – Asia Pacific, Global Leather, Novozymes Switzerland AG), Professor P. K. Mishra (Head, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi), Mr. Sandeep Garg, (Bio-energy consultant), Mr. Hatim Bhanpurawala (Director, KAENAAT INDIA Pvt. Ltd.). This session focused on technical, financial, social feasibility and broad ranging implications of Bio-Energy along with the challenges in supply and value chain and how to overcome them. The session was made interactive with active participation from the attendees.”