India PV Edge 2020
To catalyse cutting-edge solar cell manufacturing in India, NITI Aayog, the New and Renewable Energy Ministry, and Invest India are organising a global symposium virtually 'India PV EDGE 2020' on 6 October 2020. There will be a plenary session and subsequent sessions on 'Wafers and Cells', 'Modules and Production Equipment' and 'Supply Chain.
- Solar deployment has been the flagship green growth story of the last decade and this would be instrumental to stimulate growth and build a climate-resilient world.
- India has become the third-largest solar capacity country in the world and set an ambitious target of 450 GW of renewable capacity by 2030, comprising 300 GW of solar capacity.
- Union Minister for Power, and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, and NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will attend the plenary session.
- Around 60 prominent Indian and global CEOs are slated to attend the event virtually.