Members of German Parliament visit GIZ India Energy Cluster


On 18 February 2020, the German Parliamentary Committee on economic affairs and energy visited the GIZ India office in New Delhi for a briefing on the work of GIZ India Energy cluster. The members of parliament were informed about the work of GIZ India by country director Dr. Julie Reviere before the head of the GIZ energy cluster Dr. Winfried Damm, Sandra Soares, the head of energy KfW India, Markus Wypior, GIZ, and Tobias Winter, IGEF-SO, updated the delegation on the state of affairs and trends in the Indian energy sector. Topics included the great climatic advantages India has compared to Germany to go for high shares of renewables even faster than Germany. The recent successful tender for 1.2 GW renewables including storage was found to be a potential game-changer for the entire world. After the briefing, the fruitful discussions continued during a networking reception. The head of the parliamentary committee thanked GIZ India, KfW and IGEF for their “excellent work”.