Eng. Agostinho Miguel Garcia


Chief of Development and Engineering of SunBD - Sun Business Development.


Licenciado em Engenharia Física Tecnológica do Instituto Superior Técnico e com mais de 10 anos de experiência profissional:

- Forte formação em Física e em especial na Transferência de calor

- Desenvolvimento de Produtos/Soluções

– Experiência em duas áreas – Energias Renováveis e Telecomunicações

- Technical Project Leader, Project Manager, Program Manager, Project Life-cycle Management, Strategy and Business Development





To be nominated


MNRE official  


India recognized the importance of renewable energy sources as the best alternative to conventional fuels, the Government of India set up a full fledged independent department, the Department of Non-conventional Energy Sources in 1982, converted into the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in 1992.

MNRE is the nodal agency of the Government of India for all matters relating to non-conventional/renewable energy. It undertakes policy making, planning, promotion and co-ordination functions relating to all aspects of renewable energy, including fiscal and financial incentives, creation of industrial capacity, promotion of demonstration and commercial programmes, R&D and technology development, intellectual property protection, human resource development and international relations. MNRE also deals with emerging areas such as fuel cells, electrical vehicles, ocean energy and hydrogen energy.

In order to provide concessional financial support to the renewable energy sector, the Ministry has set up under its fold a financial institution - Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA).


MNRE activities are divided into different groups, as listed, on the basis of end use applications and activities. These groups are:


1. Renewable Energy Policy and Legislation

2. Solar Energy

3. Power Generation

4. Energy from Urban, Municipal and Industrial Wastes

5. New Technology -geothermal energy, ocean energy, alternate fuel for surface transport including electric vehicles, chemical sources of energy including fuel cells and hydrogen energy.

6. Research & Development

7. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd

8. Information and Public Awareness

9. International Relations

10. Integrated Finance

11. Planning, co-ordination and administration


MNRE is giving a new thrust to its renewable energy programmes and more aggressively moving into new areas and proceeding in new directions across the entire spectrum of rural energy, solar energy, power generation and new technologies.



A nomear


AICEP official



Dr. S. K. Nanda


Principal Secretary of Department of Forests & Environment ,Government of Gujarat


Chairman of Gujarat Ecology Commission. Ph.D in Rural Economics since 1978 and awarded “Karansingh” medal by Delhi University. During his tenure in various capacities in the state Governement, he has put in special efforts in prevention of tribal migration, preparation of contingency plan for Indian Petrochemical Complex, installation of small scale industry in tribal area, infrastructural and tourism development, installation of water supply pipelines etc.



Dr. C H Gandhi


Director of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency



Mr. Shingwekar


Senior Official from Lanco solar


Lanco Solar is a global developer with presence in United Kingdom,

Germany, France, Italy, Spain, USA & Canada.

- Lanco Solar is a global Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Company to deliver EPC solutions

- Lanco Solar is establishing integrated manufacturing facility to

produce 300 MW Photovoltaic modules per annum

- Lanco Solar Holdings, Singapore, a subsidiary of Lanco Infratech Ltd. has unveiled its solar plans. It is implementing a fully integrated business strategy as a Developer of Solar Farms, EPC contractor and also integrated manufacturer of solar PV modules. Lanco Solar is present in both solar PV and Solar Thermal technologies.


Under various policies of both state and central governments, Lanco Solar has already signed power purchase agreements to the extent of 140 MW and aims to develop 200-300 MW of solar power over the next 2 years. Lanco Solar also offers turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to other solar power developers and are looking to build 300-500 MW of solar thermal and solar PV plants over the next couple of years. Lanco Solar has also secured contracts for establishing solar power generation projects to be built on Parliament house and Science City in Punjab.



Mr. Badal Shah


Managing Director of Gadhia Solar


Has been in the field of clean energy and environment from more then a decade. Started his career by starting a solar company soon after by graduation. After successfully running the company, he did his Masters in Environmental science specializing in climate change. Started his own consultancy company and sourced many carbon projects around the world. After couple of years started company with a vision to invest in technology companies in the field of renewable energy he made investment in Gadhia Solar Energy Systems. Has extensively traveled across the five continent and worked in more then 50+ countries. He is passionate about Clean Energy and Environment.




Mr. Bhardwaj


General Manager of Rites Ltd





Mr. Pankaj Som Chaturvedi


CEO of Tra International Ltd


Bachelors of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, Post Graduate from State University of New York, Binghamton, Advisor – Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency, Advisor – Uttar Pradesh Renewable Energy Development Agency, MNRE nominated resource for audit and evaluation of 1MW power plant at Asansol, West Bengal, Developed the master plan for solarization of the Dandi National Memorial Under the World Bank funded ICZM project of government of India, Consultant – Task Force on Climate Change & Green Jobs, Ministry of Labor and Employment (2010 onwards), Consultant to M/s Crompton and Greaves Ltd, Consultant to Ministry of Science and Technology and Power, Govt. of India (1995-97), Consultant to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (1997-1999), Member of Telecom Advisory Committee, Dept. of Telecom, Govt. of India, Member of the IT (Information Technology) Task Force of the Govt. of Uttaranchal (2000-2004), Advisor, Science and Technology, Govt. of Haryana (2008- Present), Editor in Chief, Solar Energy Review  - Monthly Solar Magazine (2008- Present), Author “I know Solar Now”– India’s first book on solar technology installation, financials and commercial aspect. The book was inaugurated by Dr. Farooq Abdulla (Hon’ble Minister of New and Renewable Energy, India) during DIREC 2010.





Eng. António Ermida Mano


Coordenador da Fileira da Energia solar do Energyin



Eng. Vitor Rodrigues


Business Stream Manager of TÜV Rheinland Portugal

Engenheiro Químico licenciado pela Universidade de Aveiro, é gestor de processo na TÜV Rheinland Portugal. Neste momento é responsável pelos processos de certificação de produtos para as áreas de energia e inspector qualificado para fábricas de produção de módulos fotovoltaicos.