International Conference on Solar Thermal Technologies in India

  • Organized by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) in New Delhi. 
  • The conference focuses on the integration of Solar Thermal and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) storage with Renewable Technologies. 
  • The conference aims to understand the global landscape in Solar Thermal technologies, their integration with renewable energy power generation sources, storage applications, and the potential of such applications in the Indian context. 
  • The conference was inaugurated by Secretary, of New & Renewable Energy, Shri Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, MD, SECI Shri R P Gupta, and Director General, NSEFI, Shri Deepak Gupta. 
  • The conference highlighted India’s progress in solar PV growth and its ambitious targets, emphasizing the need for new technologies like Solar Thermal and Concentrated Solar Power. 
  • International experts and industry representatives from Belgium, Israel, Spain, and Germany shared their experiences and presented global case studies and the financial viability of such projects. 
  • The conference also discussed the proposed tender for the supply of FDRE through the blending of CSP with other Renewable Energy technologies.
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