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What is India energy week 2023 and what should we expect from it?

India Energy Week is to be held in Bengaluru from 6-8 February 2023. India Energy Week is the first major event under India’s G20 Presidency.

By nayanikaphukan
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India Energy Week is to be held in Bengaluru from 6-8 February 2023. India Energy Week is the first major event under India’s G20 Presidency. In addition, it also follows Prime Minister Modi’s pledge at COP26 to cut India’s emissions to net zero by 2070.

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Held under the support of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India, India Energy Week 2023 is expected to feature more than 30 energy ministers, 50 CEOs, and 10000+ delegates.

It will also provide a unique opportunity to showcase India as both an engine of global economic growth and a driver for global consumption, supported by a conducive and investment-friendly environment and a skilled workforce.

The Strategic Conference of India Energy Week 2023 covers themes such as energy security, pathways for decarbonization, resilient energy supply chains, emerging fuels such as biofuel and hydrogen, investment in upstream and midstream sectors, etc. 

India Energy Week Curtain Raiser

On 16th December 2022, a curtain raiser of India Energy Week was organized at the Bangalore palace, Bengaluru. It was inaugurated by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep S Puri. The curtain raiser was attended by representatives of Global Energy Majors, leading Indian companies from Karnataka including energy, IT, financial companies, members of the international diplomatic community, etc.

Read more: Curtain Raiser Programme of 1st edition of India Energy Week 2023 held in Bangalore today

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The Curtain Raiser marked the beginning of a number of preparatory events being hosted in the run-up to the India Energy week 2023. Various other events lined up include ‘Dancing charge Electric Vehicles’ on 23rd December 2022 at Kartavya path, New Delhi, a ‘car rally of Sustainable Fuel Vehicles’ from New Delhi to Manesar on 8th January 2023, and more that will showcase India’s multiple pathways for a cleaner and greener energy future.

What to expect

With an ever-growing population and urbanization, India’s energy demand is expected to increase significantly in the future. India’s energy transition is crucial to the development of the world’s energy markets since it is a fast-rising nation that has surpassed China in population.

Read more: INDIA TO ADDRESS ENERGY TRANSITION AGENDA DURING INAUGURAL INDIA ENERGY WEEK 2023

The India Energy Week takes place at a crucial juncture when approaches to decarbonization and long-term energy transition are being affected by issues with energy security and environmental sustainability. Hopefully, the event will be able to address some of the challenges in the long-term energy transition.

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