RenewX 2024 Successfully Unveiling South India's Renewable Energy Revolution

RenewX 2024 Successfully Unveiling South India's Renewable Energy Revolution

Informa Markets in India, a leading B2B exhibition organiser, successfully kicked off the 8th edition of RenewX at HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad. The dedicated expo showcasing South India’s Renewable Energy innovations with a focus on sustainability and green energy, witnessed a significant turnout, with around 5000 visitors exploring the innovations presented by over 150 domestic and international exhibitors.

The event brought together manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and experts including energy consultants, independent power producers, EPCs, distributors/dealers, system installers and integrators and regulatory bodies, providing valuable insights and new opportunities in the energy sector.

The grand opening of the esteemed expo was graced by distinguished dignitaries, including Chief Guest Mr. Bhagyathej Reddy, Director, Power & Utilities, PwC; Sri. N Janaiah, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Limited; Mr. Ajay Mishra, I.A.S Presently Chairman Indian Red Cross Society, Telangana State Advisor, Energy Committees, Federation of Telangana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Hyderabad; Mr. Vinod Kumar Agarwal, Chair Energy Committee, The Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India and Mr. Rajneesh Khattar, Sr. Group Director, Energy portfolio, Informa Markets in India; among other distinguished guests.

Highlighting the importance of the renewable energy sector Mr. Ajay Mishra, Telangana State Advisor, Energy Committees, Federation of Telangana Chamber of Commerce and Industry said, “The renewable energy scenario in India, particularly in South India and Telangana, presents an interesting scenario with the simultaneous growth in both renewable energy and fossil fuels. Despite this situation, there has been significant growth in non-fossil fuel energy capacity. However, alongside this growth, there has also been a 15-gigawatt addition in the renewable energy sector, accompanied by an 11-12% increase in coal production.”

Underlining the importance of Net Zero Carbon India, Mr. Vinod Kumar Agarwal, Chair of the Energy Committee at The Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry, said, “With over 150 top corporate exhibitors, RenewX 2024 presents Telangana with a significant opportunity to leverage the renewable energy sector. We are committed to supporting the Telangana Government's proactive steps towards promoting green energy, aiming to achieve our goal of becoming a net-zero carbon state by 2050. Telangana's strategic geographical location and abundant solar and wind resources position us to lead the charge towards a greener future. We strive to support industries and advise the government on policies beneficial to both the state and the industry."

Highlighting the importance of the event, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India, said " RenewX is the premier sourcing fair for renewable energy in South India, bringing together key stakeholders from the industry. This creates a dynamic landscape ripe for innovation and entrepreneurial ventures, underscoring India's commitment to sustainable energy solutions and its leadership in the renewable energy sector. India boasts a vast pool of young and dynamic talent, and in recent years, the Government has spearheaded numerous initiatives to position the country as an attractive manufacturing destination on the global stage. This includes the record addition of renewable energy capacity, with 18.48 GW added in 2023-24, which is over 21 per cent higher than the previous year. Over the course of these 8 editions, RenewX has firmly established itself as an indispensable event within the realm of regional shows, boasting top-line exhibitors and attracting key industry thought leaders. Looking forward, we are excited to announce that we want to embark on the next level of growth path for South India’s premier renewable energy show as we take it to Chennai, opening fresh opportunities for collaboration and innovation.”

RenewX 2024 presents an enriching programme of conferences, including the
CEO Roundtable, focusing on net-zero strategies, synergies, and sustainable growth in India. The Expo will cover important discussions around, ‘India as the next manufacturing hub for the Global Renewable Energy Sector’,  ‘Decoding the Future of Grid-Scale Energy Storage’, ‘Innovation & Technology accelerating a Net Zero Economy’, ‘South India's Renewable Energy Potential to Net Zero in E-Mobility’, ‘Policy advocacy and research in the field of AgriPV India’, ‘Bioenergy: A nature-based solution for the emerging Indian market’, and ‘Future of renewable energy generation in India: Opportunities and Challenges associated with it.’

The event featured a wide array of domestic and international participants, including renowned names like Emmvee Photovoltaic, Vikram Solar, Pahal Solar Pvt Ltd, Jinko Solar, NED Energy Limited, Grew Energy, Rayzon Green Energies, Exide Industries, Luminous Power Technologies, Microtek, Livguard Solar, Impulse Green Energy, and Icon Solar, to name a few. With the valuable support of
TSREDCO (Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd), IBA (Indian Bio-gas Association), IGEF (Indo German Energy Forum), TELMA, TSEA (Telangana Solar Energy Association); Frost & Sullivan, Wood Mackenzie,
Yole Group, National Highway for EV and Ease of Doing Business, the event successfully bridged the gap between suppliers and buyers.