30 September 2014, Mumbai/ New Delhi: TÜV SÜD, the German consultancy, testing and certification giant and Central Bureau of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) will jointly host the India edition for this year’s Safe Future Now series of international summits. Scheduled to take place on the 15th of October, at Le Meridien, New Delhi, the summit will focus on ‘Optimising performance of Thermal Power Plants for a sustainable and safe future’. The event is supported by Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and The Society of Power Engineer’s India (SPE).
The day long summit will witness key leaders of the thermal power sector to discuss, learn and exchange experiences and insights to improve efficiency and increase availability of power. Two panel discussions at the summit will focus on:
-Global experiences, local challenges and regulatory environment - road map of India's thermal power plant industry.
- Learnings from the past and preparedness of the Indian thermal power plant industry to address the future challenges and opportunities.
The discussions will be moderated by noted economic policy expert and senior editor, Siddharth Zarabi.
The inaugural function will witness the presence of Ms. Neerja Mathur, Chairperson, CEA, Mukesh Jain, Joint Secy. (Thermal), Ministry of Power and Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
Presentations on the performance measurement, PAT Scheme applicability and impelmentation for thermal power plant and renovation and modernisation of thermal power plants (R&M) will also be made by global experts at the summit.
The event can be attended by key decision makers from regulatory bodies, public, private or jointly run power plant owners and operators, R&M service providers & technology provider, captive power plant owners, EPC contractors, equipment manufacturers & suppliers to name a few.
Some of the key panelists and speakers for the opening panel discussion include Dr. Axel Stepken, Chairman of the Board of Management, TÜV SÜD AG, Mr. T.S.G. Narayannen, Technical Advisor (Boiler) & Secretary (Central Boiler Board), Shri Gurdeep Singh, Managing Director (Gujarat State Electricity Company Limited), Shri S.C. Jain, Director (Haryana Power Generation Corporation Limited), Mr. K.N. Garg, Member (Thermal-CEA) and Mr. KK Sharma , Executive Director, Operations, NTPC Limited. The panel will deep dive into the regulatory policies driving the thermal power plant industry and also highlight the key challenges faced by the industry. It will also offer a perceptive on the future of the industry.
The closing panel on Learning’s from the past and preparedness of the Indian conventional power plant industry to address the future challenges and opportunities include prominent speakers like Dr. Boris Gehring, Global Industry Services Division (TÜV SÜD AG), Mr. Unni Gopalakrishnan, Head – Operations Management, The Tata Power Company Limited, Mr. S. V. Prasad, V P, Infrastructure (SBI Caps), Mr. A.K. Agarwal, Director (Projects), Power Finance Corporation and Mr. Sarajit Sen, Managfing Director, Doosan Power Services.
Registration and participation for the event is free. Participants can register for the event by clicking here or by calling 1800-210-1000.