With events spanning four continents, Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar industry andits partners. It unites people and companies from around the world with the aim of increasing the share of solarpower in our energy supply.Intersolar India is the country’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry. It takes place annually atthe Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai.The event’s exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production technologies, energystorage systems and solar thermal technologies. Since being founded, Intersolar has become the most importantindustry platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and partners in the global solarindustry.
In 2016, 235 international exhibitors and around 12,000 visitors attended Intersolar India. Over 100 distinguishedspeakers and more than 800 attendees discussed current industry topics and shed light on the conditionssurrounding technological, market and political developments at the accompanying conference.
Intersolar India 2017 welcomed more than 13,000 best quality solar professionals despite surprising rainfalls during draught season.With more than 25 years of experience, Intersolar has the unique ability to bring together members of the solarindustry from across the world’s most influential markets. Intersolar exhibitions and conferences are held inMunich, San Francisco, Mumbai, São Paulo, and Dubai. These global events are complemented by the IntersolarSummits, which take place in emerging and growing markets worldwide.
Ⅱ. Exhibit Scope:
◆ PV Production Technologies
◆ Energy Storage Systems
◆ Solar Thermal Technologies
Ⅲ. Why Exhibit:
1. In The Spotlight: Solar Industry Players
● The world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry and its partners
● More than 9,000 solar professionals expected
● Valuable b2b contacts
● Establish new and maintain existing business partnerships
● Strong media presence (100 journalists (expected))
● Complimentary press release service
● Largest and most international solar market platform in India
● Worldwide Intersolar exhibition network (events in Munich, San Francisco, Beijing and São Paulo)
● 12 international representation offices
● Latest products and developments
● International marketing opportunities
3. Accompanying Programs
● Product presentation platform at the Presentation Stage
● World-class conference program Industry renowned
● Intersolar AWARD Program
● Interactive workshops and seminars
Ⅳ. Press Release:
The first time in 9 years of existence, Intersolar India had to experience India’s unbelievable climate change. Surprising rainfalls accompanied the event during a drought season. Despite these consequences of the climate change Intersolar India opened the doors to a total attendance of more than 13,000 solar and energy storage experts, even 10% more than the expected visitor numbers. 241 exhibitors showcased their latest products and solutions in Hall 1 of the Bombay Exhibition Center. On the opening day government dignitaries expressed their honor to participate in India’s largest solar exhibition and conference for the solar industry.The positive development of the Indian solar market was increasingly noticeable at the exhibition. Businesses and investors made the most of the opportunity to network, and numerous agreements and collaborations were initiated. The organizers also reported positively on the conference, where around 800 conference delegates received insights from around 109 conference speakers.The accompanying conference took place in parallel on October 19 and 20. A central topic was private and industrial rooftop systems. In the session Commercial & Industrial Rooftop Systems – Field Experience in India, Dr. Nalin Shinghal, Chairman and Managing Director of Central Electronics Ltd., explained that rooftop systems will achieve grid parity in the near future. This is an important step, since although India plans to install 40 GW of solar capacity on private rooftop systems, its current capacity is just 800 megawatts. Sukesh Kumar Jain, Power Secretary for the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, told the session titled Residential Rooftop Systems – System Design and Field Experience in India that the city will play a central, pioneering role. By 2020, he said, 1 GW of private rooftop systems should be installed there, with a further GW installed by 2025. There was also discussion around the challenges facing the expansion of private rooftop systems. Arvind Karandikar, Managing Director at Nexus Energytech Pvt. Ltd., mentioned that the financing of these systems must be structured more simply and that business models in this area need better support.