Overview

The last 5 successful editions of The Economic Times Power Focus Summit, spoke about the criticality of collaboration amongst the Govt. & Industry thus creating a meaningful dialogue. This year, we delve into the impact of different schemes and policies initiated by the government and the eminent role of private sector in realizing these efforts, which among others includes UDAY, One Nation one Grid and vision of the Prime Minister to have 24×7 Power for all.

With this in purview we, at The Economic Times, bring you the 6th Annual “Economic Times Power Focus Summit” to ponder, deliberate and overcome the challenges & seek the upcoming opportunities of power sector. It is our endeavor to organize a platform which enables opportunities for the stakeholders to meet policy makers, understand the need and demand of nation, the opportunities that lie ahead and scope of new businesses.  On a broader perspective, the initiative will truly provide a knowledge sharing platform to share the hindrances and to discuss the probable solutions and opportunities which will be beneficial for both Public and Private sector organizations.

The Scope

India has made significant strides over the last few years in the power sector, in terms of capacity addition and deficit reduction. India is now amongst the top four power markets in the world with an installed capacity of 329 GW. Going forward, the vision for Indian Power Sector is even more ambitious and looks to support the government initiatives in providing 24X7 Power for All; balanced energy mix with 175 GW of renewable energy capacity targeted by 2022; financially viable and self-sustaining DISCOMs, along with significantly reduced AT&C losses. The Economic Times understands that development in the power sector and intends to bring decision makers, influencers, policy makers, technology providers and all other stakeholders under one roof to address these needs of nation on a continuum.

The objective of The Economic Times Power Focus Summit is to provide a top-level view of the road ahead for the Indian power sector, and the key issues, challenges and opportunities. The summit will feature the viewpoints of key stakeholders, developers, utilities, policymakers, regulators, technology providers and financiers.