A Technical Study Tour Crafted for Creating Spectrum of Opportunities in Energy Storage Sector in India

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) is conducting 2nd Technical Tour in week of April 15th 2013 covering Mumbai, Gujarat and New Delhi. This tour is the most comprehensive conglomeration with different stakeholders in the energy arena in India, and is aimed at senior executives from leading technology, system integration and project development companies, who are exploring options to enter Indian market. In this duration panel discussions are specially organized on energy storage at 4 events including EcoBuild India (Mumbai), SmartElec (Gujarat), Clean Energy Ministerial Conclave & South Asian Cities summit (New Delhi). Other strategic partners for the events are ESA, US-INDIA Business Council, EASE, NAATBatt, CNESA, NyBES Plus and CESA.

New Delhi, Delhi, April 8, 2013 /India PRwire/ -- India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) is conducting 2nd Technical Tour in week of April 15th 2013 covering Mumbai, Gujarat and New Delhi. This tour is the most comprehensive conglomeration with different stakeholders in the energy arena in India, and is aimed at senior executives from leading technology, system integration and project development companies, who are exploring options to enter Indian market. In this duration panel discussions are specially organized on energy storage at 4 events including EcoBuild India (Mumbai), SmartElec (Gujarat), Clean Energy Ministerial Conclave & South Asian Cities summit (New Delhi). Other strategic partners for the events are ESA, US-INDIA Business Council, EASE, NAATBatt, CNESA, NyBES Plus and CESA.

India represents one of the fastest growing markets for energy storage and micro grid technologies around the world, with anticipated need for 15-20 GW of grid scale energy storage solutions over next 5-7 years. The requirement for energy storage ranges from distributed solutions (3-10 kW) for rural electrification, residential and telecom backups to MW scale solutions required for Commercial & Industrial customers as well as 100s of MWs required for renewable integration and ancillary services.

India Energy Storage Alliance has been invited to demonstrate latest Energy Storage Solutions at Innovation Showcase Pavilion at Clean Energy Ministerial on 17th-18th April 2013 in New Delhi. Participants of the 2nd IESA Technical Tour will be available to discuss their experiences and case studies at the CEM on 17th. IESA will also release the latest India Market Assessment for Energy Storage with outlook till 2020.

An Innovation Showcase Pavilion (ISP) will highlight and exhibit innovative products and services that can accelerate the global deployment of clean energy. The ISP will be inaugurated on the evening of 16 April with Dr. Farooq Abdullah, India's Minister of New and Renewable Energy, and U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu presiding over a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ISP will continue through the afternoon of 18 April 2013.

IESA successfully organized the 1st IESA Technical Tour in October 2012, which was attended with over 70 stakeholders. Based on the success of the tour and request from various stakeholders, 2nd Technical Tour is organised to give a first-hand perspective of the status of the energy storage landscape in India as well as the way forward. The 1st IESA Technical Tour, which was attended by representatives from companies like DynaPower, Ecoult, ZBB, EnerDel, Altiarnano, Deeya, Google.org. This year additional companies are joining the tour including Applied Materials, S&C, Urban Electric Power, BVES (German Energy Storage Alliance), USIBC, American Vanadium*, Dupont*, Hydrogenics*, Cookson Electronics* and UTRC*.

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About IESA

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) was launched in 2012 to promote energy storage technologies and applications in India by creating awareness among various stakeholders to make the Indian industry and power sector more competitive and efficient. IESA is working towards providing insights to technology developers and system integrators on the policy landscape and business opportunities in India through interactions with key stakeholders. IESA - KPN (Knowledge Partner Network) is one of the sought steps, which was appreciated by various industries. For more about IESA, visit at www.indiaesa.info .

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