India to become a leader in power sector
New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Keeping up the tradition of bringing the latest trend and technology on one platform, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID), a Navratna PSU and the leading T&D player of the country, arranged another successful edition of Gridtech 2015, International Exhibition and conference on April 10.
The three-day conference and exhibition organised at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi with the support of Power Ministry witnessed the participation of over 110 exhibitors and 30 technical institutes exhibiting emerging technologies at one place. The event concluded with the award ceremony which recognized the outstanding participation of the students and various national and international players.
During the valedictory session, Mr. Gireesh B Pradhan, Chairman, CERC said, “It is a privilege for me to be present at the 5th Gridtech International Exhibition and Conference and hand over awards to young leaders of tomorrow. India is blessed with an abundant renewable energy which needs to be tapped. For large-scale integration of these resources, latest technology has to be incorporated. I would like to thank power grid for supporting R&D in areas of transmission, distribution and smart grid.”
The exhibition brought together eminent set of experts from all across the world at one platform to discuss various technologies to make India a true leader in the power sector. More than hundred papers on new technologies were presented on emerging trends in the field of transmission, distribution, sub-stations, energy efficiency and smart grid technologies.