Indo-German CEO Energy Roundtable with Hon’ble Minister R.K. Singh (MoP and MNRE)

On 3 May 2022, representatives of German renewable energy companies and business associations had the chance to interact with Shri R.K. Singh, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister for Power (MoP) and New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Dr. Patrick Graichen, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK). Participants discussed investment plans in India as well as challenges to be resolved to enable further foreign investment. Dr. Vandana Kumar, Additional Secretary, MNRE chaired the discussion physically in Berlin, Germany. The Indo-German CEO Energy Roundtable was jointly organised by Invest India and the Indo-German Energy Forum in the framework of the visit of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi to Germany. Dr. Nicole Glanemann, Deputy Head of Division Bilateral Energy Cooperation, BMWK as well as representatives from the German Ministry for Development Cooperation, Embassy of India in Berlin and the German Federal Foreign Office joined the conversation. The focus of the discussion was on energy market developments in green hydrogen, solar and offshore wind. The activity was part of the H2Uppp program, a joint program by Govt. of India and Govt. of Germany to support the market ramp-up of green hydrogen in India.