European technology providers will play a key role in shaping the future of the EU-India business cooperation. With the objective to increase business involvement in strategic areas of bilateral cooperation between the EU and India and further catalyse socio-economic development in rural India, the Business Support to the EU-India Policy Dialogues Project in collaboration with the EU-India Clean Energy and Climate Partnership Project and the Delegation of the European Union to India organised a webinar on “Building EU-India Technology Partnerships to promote Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) as source of reliable energy access to power rural India” on 11th May 2021.
This closed-door, interactive exchange session brought together key stakeholders, such as private sector project developers and investors, state nodal agencies and public officials for piloting and investing into innovative and productive Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) projects in the region of Uttar Pradesh.
The link to presentations made here
In order to lay the framework for DRE pilot projects in the State of Uttar Pradesh, the project hosted “EU-India Distributed Renewable Energy Investment Workshop” on 15th June 2021 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm CET / 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm IST.
The workshop was divided into three sections:
• Firstly, the launch of the DRE Market Brief of the State of Uttar Pradesh in order to offer into areas for technology support and investment action;
• Secondly, high-level discussion on financing DRE in India and some of the options available, presentation of EU technologies with financiers and project developers in improving their project designs, descriptions and plans to improve their bankability; and
• Thirdly, the facilitation of contacts between project developers and the financing community